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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu - Mount Fuji - Yamanashi - Fuji Five Lakes
Fuji Visitor Center
# 5   of 18 most visited sights
in Fuji Five Lakes

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The Fuji Visitor Center (•xŽmƒrƒWƒ^[ƒZƒ“ƒ^[) is an information center for travelers to Mount Fuji and the Fuji Five Lakes. An information desk on the first floor provides details about climbing and weather conditions, as well as about tourist attractions around the mountain and Yamanashi Prefecture in general.

The rest of the first floor is occupied by a small museum with exhibits and a movie about the formation and ecology of Mount Fuji as well as the cultural history of the mountain. On the second floor there is a restaurant and an observation deck with views onto Mount Fuji.

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How to get there

The Fuji Visitor Center is located at the entrance of the Subaru Line toll road which leads to Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station on Mount Fuji.

Retro buses along the Kawaguchiko Line connect Kawaguchiko Station with the Fuji Visitor Center once per hour in about 15 minutes. A 2-day pass for the Kawaguchiko Line is available for 1030 yen and a 2-day pass for all retro buses costs 1340 yen. Alternatively, the visitor center can be reached in a 30 minute walk from Kawaguchiko Station.

The visitor center gets visited by the popular 1-day bus tours from Tokyo to Hakone and Mount Fuji.

How to get to and around the Fuji Five Lakes

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Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 17:00 (until 18:00 from July to September; until 20:00 during summer holidays)
Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.
Closed:No closing days
Admission:Free

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User Ratings
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User Rating (by 87 users):
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