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Address: Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanakako-mura 401-0502, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Great vantage point to see Mt Fuji

The hotel we stayed the night before recommended this location to us. Which is a 10-minute drive away from Lake Yamanakako. We stayed for around 20 minutes and enjoyed the great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2016
Matthew F
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The hotel we stayed the night before recommended this location to us. Which is a 10-minute drive away from Lake Yamanakako. We stayed for around 20 minutes and enjoyed the great views. There even is a toilet available!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

What an incredible viewing point that overlooks Mt. Fuji on Yamanakako Lake! It is located in the middle of prefectural road reaching from Yamanakako Mikuni. Of course, the views highly depend on weather, however we went there at dusk and had a fantastic viewing experience! Wonderful spot, loved it to bits.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

We walked past here on our hike. It was hilarious. Took photos of the boards because we could see ZIP. Toilets are squat only - had toilet paper but no towels. Other than that, nothing there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

You can hike to the Panoramic Viewing Platform from Plaza Kirara (which is what I did), and travel the final 600 meters by paved road. The 90 minute hike itself is mainly through wooded area so you won’t get much of a view of the surrounding countryside. However, you may encounter people coming back down, who will undoubtedly salute and... More 

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