Udon is a popular Japanese noodle dish, and the Yoshida udon made in the region at the foot of Mount Fuji is known for its firm texture. There are more than 60 restaurants serving Udon in Yoshida city but each restaurant's soup and ingredients are unique and no two taste the same. Many of them only open for lunch, so please check the times to avoid disappointment.
Fuji Choubou No Yu Yurari
Relaxing in its open-air baths, you can enjoy a wonderful view of Mount Fuji. There are as many as 16 types of baths including a cave bath and sand steam bath.
Mt. Kachi-Kachi The Ropeway is named after a famous Japanese children's story. You can enjoy a view of Lake Kawaguchi from 1,075m, and the close up view of Mount Fuji is wonderful. Visitors and their children are delighted by the cute bunny and raccoon character Ropeway welcome.
Fujikyu Highland The Fujikyu Highland amusement park has as many as 14 rides appearing in the Guinness Book of World Records. Scare yourself with the roller coaster Fujiyama with its gigantic rise and drop of 70m. Its unique attractions are famous among thrill seekers in both Japan and throughout the world, and Fujikyu Highland is much appreciated by aficionados for the sheer numbers of thrill rides and their unrivalled quality. Better hold on to your hat!
The Eight waters of Mount Fuji spring located a few kms from Lake Yamanaka are called Oshino-hakkai. Their water takes 20 years to filter through the ground and is so clear you can see even the fish swimming on the bed.
Oshinomura, Minami Tsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken
Gotemba Premium Outlets®
The Gotemba Premium Outlets® has a great view of Mount Fuji and was the first to bring the trend of outlet shopping to Japan. It has around 210 shops offering many well-known brand labels at discount prices and is always thronged with many visitors.
At the Highland Resort Hotel & Spa close by Fujikyu Highland, you will find the traditional Japanese themed natural hot spring spa of Fujiyama Onsen. Modeled on a traditional Japanese farmhouse, the timber framed Machiya-zukuri style communal bath has a 12m high ceiling and 330m2 of floor area, which is the largest public bath in Japan.
Board the Odakyu Railway for a three-day, two-night tour of the line’s best sightseeing locales! The quaint atmosphere of Hakone, the historical capital of Kamakura, and the lovely coastal views of Enoshima—you can see them all with your three-day Hakone Kamakura Pass.
With just the addition of a limited express surchage, use your Discount Pass to enjoy the relaxed comfort of the Romancecar with reserved only seating. See the website for fares, sales locations and other information.