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Lake Kawaguchi Charms Visitors with Picturesque Scenery

Posted By on Jun 27, 2014



Lake Kawaguchi, one of the five lakes of Fuji region, is a beautiful lake boasting an incredible view of Mt. Fuji on clear days. With a large circumference, the lake can be explored and enjoyed at a leisurely pace. The view from Lake Kawaguchi is spectacular on a sunny or clear day. Mt. Fuji can be seen overlooking the lake. With flowers blooming in spring, it is a popular photo spot for photographers from all over Japan and overseas.


Closer to the town center, there are plenty of activities to do by Lake Kawaguchi. Souvenir shops, cafes, and restaurants are available. Visitors can head over to the lake for a calming view of nature. For romantics, Lake Kawaguchi offers swan boats. Public transportation is available to get from one side to the other, and walking is always an option.


Out on the water, fishermen await their catch while pleasure boats cruise slowly along the water. On the shores, visitors take a stroll or look out over the scenery in quiet contemplation. It is also a great area for jogging, and many athletes can be seen exercising outdoors.

Even on overcast days, the view of the lake and surroundings is simply breathtaking. With the cool breeze coming off the water, it’s difficult to not fall in love with Lake Kawaguchi.


Not too far from Tokyo, Lake Kawaguchi is conveniently accessible by bus, train, and car. Next time you’re in Yamanashi, enjoy the quiet of nature with a breathtaking backdrop at Lake Kawaguchi. Don’t forget to pack a picnic lunch!


[posted by Nadia]

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