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Casserole (煮込みシチューの店キャセロール) is a restaurant that specializes in slow-cooked stews. If you are looking for a place to grab lunch or dinner around Lake Yamanaka (山中湖) area in Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県), I highly recommend dropping by Casserole! The Restaurant tabelog.com/ This calm, atmospherical restaurant serves stews made from strictly chosen ingredients and...

If you are looking for a calm cafe to take a rest after driving around the Mount Fuji Lakes area, Paper Moon (ペーパームーン) is the perfect place for you! This cafe and shop is known for its homemade cakes and pies and is home to one of the most...

Mount Fuji is arguably the most iconic view of Japan known all over the world. Many travelers wish to go and visit Mount Fuji, to climb or just bask in the views. However, it is worthwhile to spend a good few days in the area, as there is a...

Do you know Mount Fuji? I bet you do, it is Japan’s highest mountain and it is known for its great beauty at any time of the year. But do you also know the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park near the base of Mount Fuji? It is hands-down the one...

Japan is known as the safest place on earth but did you know that a notoriously common site for suicide can also be found? A dense forest known as Aokigahara is a popular tourist destination due to its large number of icy caverns. It lies at the northwest base...

Lake Yamanaka is the largest of all the Fuji Five Lakes which offers a good view of Mt. Fuji. It is located in the village of Yamanakako of Yamanashi Prefecture populated by many swans. Thus, it has been unofficially called "Swan Lake." Some of these swans are the real...

The mizu shingen mochi is a dessert which looks like a large droplet of water. Mizu means water while shingen mochi is a type of sweet rice cake that has been developed by the Kinseiken company which is pretty popular in Japan. It is typically served with kinako powder...

This is one of the oldest hot spring hotels in the world and is located in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture of Japan. It was founded in 705 AD and received recognition as the oldest hotel in the world by the Guinness World Records in 2011. mocochocodotcom.files.wordpress.com/ Many visitors are drawn to...

Mount Fuji, which is the highest volcano and the highest peak in Japan, is one pride of Japan. It is considered one of the 3 Holy Mountains in Japan, along with Mount Tate, and Mount Haku. It is exceptionally symmetrical in shape, making it into a famous symbol of...

Ninjas are famous world-wide for being the silent assassins of feudal Japan. The ninja played a role in the warring states period of Japanese history, infiltrating and assassinating top targets. Many people from across the world are fascinated by these agile agents. A new park is opening soon in...

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