Mt. Fuji is a mountain logo and has been recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritage. Mount Fuji symbolizes the physical, cultural, and spiritual of Japan for hundreds of years and is a pilgrimage through the ages. Season to climb Mount Fuji is very short, only two months July and August because of weather conditions on Mount Fuji is really unfavorable. If you can not go there in this period, then give up the idea of climbing, but nonetheless Mount Fuji also still beautiful like paintings and the visitors always want to capture those memorable pictures of this mountain. So, what are the best places to take photograph beautiful photos of Mount Fuji?
Some famous photos of Mount Fuji has really taken off from the tram. Shinkansen’s railway from Tokyo to Osaka or from Kyoto ran along a vision very clear towards Mount Fuji. If you move to Tokyo, sit to the right to be able to see clearly, even if you leave Tokyo for Osaka, sit left hand side. Train moving with lightning speed so be prepared, however mountain image will be in your sight longer than you think.
From Chureito Pagoda
There was one article that this is indeed a wonderful place to capture the image of Mount Fuji with a part of the temple in it. It’s great not just by the temple, but also because a large and beautiful view towards Mount Fuji and foot of Fujiyoshida city. A small hint, go early in the morning to capture pictures with less cloud cover mountain peak, and beware with wild boars!!!
From Kawaguchi Lake
One of the five great beautiful large lakes located around Mount Fuji, Kawaguchiko lake was most visited and can capture most stunning photos of Mount Fuji. Scenery along the lake very poetic with cherry trees or red leaf of maple trees, so you can capture brilliant images with cherry blossoms or red maple leaf. So this place was visited year round.
From Mount Tenjo
If you want to have one picture from a higher level vision then along Kachi Kachi cable car way up to the top of Mount Tenjo. Kachi Kachi hanging cable lines located on the bank of Kawaguchiko lake up to 1000 meters above sea level. Besides a nice view, this place is also famous by the very interesting character as a bunny hostile or mischievous tanuki. From the cable car line stop where drop you down, you can climb to the top of Mount Tenjo, go down, or catch the train to Mitsutoge.
Hakone is a national park near Mount Fuji, which own magnificent views as well as almost onsens (hot spings) and Ashino lake. Hakone is very popular, even with international or domestic visitors, because it has beautiful scenery and very convenient if you are traveling from Tokyo. Previously, sit yacht on Lake Ashino very popular, but nowadays you can even try to experience a ride on a pirate ship again! The highlight for experiencing for boating on the lake is to enjoy a magnificent view to the top of Mount Fuji.
Above are just a few examples of places where you can take pictures and see Mount Fuji, whether shooting from anywhere from 5 lake regions around the mountain is also very beautiful. Because even if you access to the areas mentioned above, Mount Fuji are still capable was blurred by clouds. The best time to photograph is early morning because at that time has much less cloudy. As you can see in the photo below, Fuji enjoy playing hide and seek!
Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in, to and from Tokyo you can refer to
- Private Narita International Airport Transfers (NRT) for Tokyo 23 Wards, Hakone, or Karuizawa
- Private Haneda International Airport Transfers (HND) for Tokyo 23 Wards, Hakone, or Karuizawa
- Airport Limousine Bus Transfers from/to Narita and Haneda International Airport (Free Wifi Onboard)
- Tokyo Amazing Sightseeing Bus Day Tour
- Tokyo Highlights Private Day Tour
- Nikko Day Tour from Tokyo
- Mt Fuji & Hakone Day Tour: Lake Ashi & Ropeway Day Trip from Tokyo
- Nikko Cultural Day Tour from Tokyo
- Tokyo Subway Ticket (24, 48, or 72 Hours)
- Tokyo Skyliner and Tokyo Subway Ticket
- Shuttle Bus Transfers (One Way/Round Trip) from Shinjuku/Ikebukuro to Tokyo Disneyland or Tokyo DisneySea
- Sky Hop-on and Hop-off Bus Pass
- 4G Prepaid Sim Card (JP Airports Pick Up) for Japan
- 4G WiFi (Japan Pick Up) for Japan
- JR Pass for Whole Japan (7, 14, or 21 Days)
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