Area: Chubu > Yamanashi
Who doesn’t know about Lakes Kawaguchi and Saiko? Apparently anyone outside Japan. Famous lakes in Yamanashi prefecture, which have always been locations for tourists to take a photo with the beautiful Mount Fuji in the background.
July 22, 2016
The Shibazakura (Lawn Cherry) Festival was always something I had wondered about. In all my three experience in Japan, I had not even set foot at the festival. This year came around and I put my foot down. It was now time to visit the famous Shibazakura Festival.
May 13, 2016
It’s at the foot of Mount Fuji. “Fujisan” towers over “Fuji-Q” Highland, so, as you zip around the park on one of the fastest roller coasters in the world, stumble terrified out of the “Haunted Hospital”, or happen to glance up as you are ice-skating around a light-up winter wonderland, there it is.
May 2, 2016
For most travelers in Japan, Mt. Fuji is a common must-see destination on their lists. In Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture, nature and history lovers can find a worthwhile side trip not too far from the vicinity of Mt. Fuji.
April 6, 2016
Do you ever go to any lakes in your own country? Many people prefer to go to the beach or to go hiking rather than to go to a lake. Summer should be beach, isn’t it? I also had the same thinking before, until I discovered these gorgeous lakes that Japan has. So, let’s learn more about the lakes in Japan that will make you want to see them for real!
January 13, 2016
Arakurayama Sengen Park in Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture is one of the best places in Japan for shooting the amazing natural beauty of the iconic Mount Fuji.
July 7, 2015
Mt. Fuji is one of the must-see sights of Japan, with beautiful scenery, cultural significance, and plenty of activities around the base for you and your travelling companions. So what better way to enjoy Japan`s most famous icon and tallest mountain than to climb it?
June 23, 2015
Recently, I had the opportunity to visit two flower festivals located near the base of Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture. My first destination was the Shibazakura Festival located at the Fuji Lake Motosu Resort. Next, I made my way to the Tulip Festival inside of Grinpa Amusement Park in Susono, Japan. Each festival had a variety of beautiful flowers to enjoy and great views of Mount Fuji.
May 19, 2015
“Evangelion World” has been attracting innumerable visitors both home and abroad, hence FujiQ-highland announces the release of a NEW ATTRACTION Projection Mapping of Evangelion
April 17, 2015
Located in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, Fuji-Q Highland (or 富士急ハイランド、 Fujikyuu Hairando, as the locals call it) is not your usual amusement park. For its location which is near the base of Mount Fuji, you might expect to enjoy riding the attractions while casually looking at the beauty of the most respected mountain in Japan.
April 10, 2015
Japan loves to put its tourist sights into a top three list. You may have heard about some popular top three lists in Japan before like the “Three Most Beautiful Gardens”, the “Three Most Famous Castles” and the “Three Most Beautiful Views”. Did you know that there is also a list for cherry trees? The list is called the “Sandaizakura” (Three Great Cherry Blossom Trees).
March 31, 2015
Ever imagined a pink floral carpet spreading out in front of you as far as your eyes can see!! Well, when the cherry blossom season is almost over, it is time to enjoy Moss Phlox or Shibazakura in full bloom. Still wondering where??
March 27, 2015
There’s no shortage of mountains to explore in and around Tokyo. And when you live in a metropolitan area home to more than 37 million, sometimes you just want to get away - even if that means getting on a train with plenty others in the same frame of mind.
March 2, 2015