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MOUNT FUJI AND FUJIKAWAGUCHIKO

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Exploring Japan's iconic peak and local lakeside hot spring town The instantly recognisable Mount Fuji presides over the Fuji Five Lakes area; step into its historic hot spring base town of Fujikawaguchiko in Yamanashi, and discover the many ways to enjoy this World Heritagelisted attraction. ...readmore

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Dining and drinking around Fujikawaguchiko

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Everywhere you go in Japan there’s a different kind of local Japanese food, and the Mount Fuji and Fujikawaguchiko area is the same. Blessed by bountiful nature and the spring water of Mount Fuji, the farm produce grown here is fresh and juicy. There are many little veggie patches along the lakes ...readmore

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Leisure and accommodation around Fujikawaguchiko

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Lake Kawaguchiko is famous as a hot spring area; it has many well-established lakeside inns with restaurants and outdoor baths with views of Mount Fuji, and there are many family-run bed and breakfasts in town. In recent years, with a further increase in the number of overseas visitors, basic acc ...readmore

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Views of Mount Fuji now and then

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Mount Fuji, or Fujisan as it’s called in Japanese, has long been an influential presence in Japanese art. The work of countless Japanese artists captures this majestic icon, and an all-time classic is Katsushika Hokusai's ‘Koshu Misaka Suimen' ([Reflection in the] Surface of the Water, Misaka, Kai P ...readmore

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MOUNT FUJI AND FUJIKAWAGUCHIKO

See G'Day Japan!

Exploring Japan's iconic peak and local lakeside hot spring town The instantly recognisable Mount Fuji presides over the Fuji Five Lakes area; step into its historic hot spring base town of Fujikawaguchiko in Yamanashi, and discover the many ways to enjoy this World Heritagelisted attraction. ...readmore

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SOAKING UP THE ALPINE SPLENDOUR OF HACHIMANTAI

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The hotels of the Hachimantai resort area lie at the foot of the rugged Mt Iwate (2,038 m), and are a haven for nature lovers throughout the seasons. This complex volcano is one of Japan's 100 famous mountains, and one of the many in Towada-Hachimantai National Park, which encompasses a vast area of ...readmore

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ENJOYING APPI FROM HISTORIC MORIOKA

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Morioka Grand Hotel Annex offers convenient access to and from Appi, as well as the heart of Morioka, an historic castle town. The hotel's sharp Western-style single, twin and double rooms all come with Wi-Fi and LAN connections; their selection of four types of pillows for guests shows that this is ...readmore

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RESORT HOTEL STYLE IN APPI

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HOTEL APPI GRAND With ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes, fine-dining restaurants and hot spring baths, Hotel APPI Grand provides its guests with luxury and convenience. The hotel is a creation of pioneering Japanese designer Yusaku Kamekura, and with an eye-catching lemon-coloured exterior, is ...readmore

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A DEEPER LOOK AT MATSUKAWA ONSEN

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APPI / HACHIMANTAI SKI AREA 2016-17 - Rural Town Bar & Hot Spring Version     A DEEPER LOOK AT MATSUKAWA ONSEN The Matsukawa Onsen hot spring inn community is an excellent choice for experiencing Hachimantai's hitō hot springs in winter. Hitō means a hidden or secret hot spri ...readmore

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JAPAN WINTER MAGIC TRAVEL GIVEAWAY 2016-17

22/08/2016 ~ 31/10/2016

EXPERIENCE THE WARM HOSPITALITY AND VAST SCALE OF JAPAN’S UNFORGETTABLE NORTHEASTERN SNOW COUNTRY Metres upon metres of fluffy ‘aspirin powder’ snow, ‘hitō’ hidden hot springs, ...readmore