Northern Shores of Lake Kawaguchiko河口湖畔(北岸)

For common visitors, cherry blossoms and Mt. Fuji are symbols of Japan, let alone photographers. Northern Shores of Lake Kawaguchiko is one of the perfect places to shoot them coupled with lake. Sakura here bloom later than in Tokyo, so it’s a good arrangement to enjoy cherry blossoms around the base of Mt. Fuji after full bloom in Tokyo.

Admission: free of charge

Number of sakura trees: 300

The age of trees:

Variety: Yoshino cherry

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Northern Shores of Lake Kawaguchiko

Cherry blossom viewing period: early to mid April

Best time to view in 2019: early to mid April

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): April 6 to 21

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: April 6 to 21

How to visit

Access: Take the Chuo Line from Tokyo station or Shinjuku and change to the Fujikyuko line at Otsuki.
Address: 3641-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken
Japanese address: 山梨県南都留郡富士河口湖町