We can't to the village to see the ponds; I don't thin you can see all 8, maybe 6? It's a traditional style village set up mostly for tourists ; they try to sell pretty much everything and some don't allow photos! The ponds are...More
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This was originally not on our itinerary but I am so grateful we went. Against the back drop of Mt Fuji is a quaint village of yesteryears that is postcard scenery. The outside area is crowded as there is no admission cost. You can catch...More
This was one of the stops from our Fuji tour and the highlight of my day. You have Mount Fuji in the background, Eight Koi ponds, beautiful picturesque houses and flower gardens, and, street food for sale all around the village. This is a must...More
Easily accessible by local bus from Kawaguchiko station. The village has 8 small ponds with crystal-clear waters. Apparently these water origins from the molten snow of Mount Fuji. There are also shops selling souvenirs and stalls selling street snack and strawberries. Trust me, the strawberries...More
From the bus parking area, we had to walk for hundreds meters to reach this place. There were some ponds where natural springs gave nice natural views. There were also a food market and some food stalls around.
We stopped in at Oshino Hakkai on the way from Fujiyoshida to Lake Yamanaka. It is a really beautiful little village and you get a great view of Mt Fuji. The clear water ponds filled from the snow that melts off the slops surrounding Mount...More
Lucky to have a crystal day. In Oshino Hakkai Springs, you could find free parking lot, lots of shops for tourist. However, the ponds were too clear and fun to miss them. Fishes were visible! We spent here around 1-2 hours with lunch.
I was lucky to visit on a clear day, so I had amazing views of Mt Fuji. The ponds were crystal clear which added to the serenity of the village. There are lots of little stalls selling a variety of Japanese snacks and foods.