In Fujinomiya City, which spreads out at the southwestern foot of Mt. Fuji, the highest peak in Japan, you can see the magnificent Mt. Fuji from almost the entire city. Standing at an altitude of 2,400 metres, Fujinomiyaguchi 5th Station is the highest of all the 5th Stations and attracts many climbers every year during the summer hiking season.

    As well as visiting highlights such as Shiraito no Taki waterfall and the Mt. Fuji Hongu Sengen Taisha shrine, there are plenty of outdoor experiences to try. You can have a go at paragliding, hang gliding, trekking, and rafting on the Fuji River, which is one of the three major rapids in Japan. There are many camping grounds centred around the plain of Asagiri Kogen, so you can immerse yourself in nature from morning to night. If you're coming by car, we recommend taking the 34.5-kilometre-long Mt. Fuji Skyline, which connects Fujinomiya City and Gotemba City. This road has spectacular views of Mt. Fuji and enables you to drive through the mountain climbing section all the way to the 5th Station of Fujinomiyaguchi, the highest point in Japan that is accessible by car.

    What to see & do in Fujinomiya

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    Things to do in Fujinomiya include taking in natural wonders and landmark mountains, exploring cultural heritage spots, visiting museums, resorts, forests and shrines, and getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. This city is famous for being home to the towering volcano Mt. Fuji, which is part of the Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. Here you can witness the wonder of this active volcano, visit the serene... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Fujinomiya

    Food and dining in Fujinomiya offers an entire world of culinary adventure, from traditional Japanese cuisine to international quick bites, lively takeaways and everything in between. For fantastic Shigure-yaki and Okonomiyaki cuisine, check out the local eatery, Favourite Restaurant Ito. If Western-style fast food appeals to you, visit Lottery in the Minamo Kitchen, Aeon Mall. A phenomenal udon restaurant can be found at Marugame Seimen Fujinomiya. For some... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Fujinomiya

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Fujinomiya

      Shopping malls and large national chain-stores are always popping up in Fujinomiya. Fujinomiya City is the first place to look if you're on a search for fashion items, hobby goods, or souvenirs. If you're after something a bit unusual, don't forget to check out the local specialist shops and markets. The delicious local food is an obvious attraction for...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Fujinomiya

    • 8 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Fujinomiya

      The area around Fujinomiya is dotted with little bars where the locals love to get together for a good time. It may not be obvious that top-notch bars are often located close to sightseeing spots, but happily they are. Fancy some craft beer or excellent cocktails at the foot of Mt. Fuji? You're in the right place! If you're...

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    • Fujinomiya Travel Essentials

      Our Fujinomiya Travel Essentials will help you plan the ultimate holiday to this iconic city located at the foot of majestic Mount Fuji. We'll offer valuable insight into the local climate and information including emergency phone numbers, currency, plug styles and everything else you need to know to have a comfortable and fulfilling adventure. This guide will even help get...

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