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According to the tourist center, this is a popular spot to view mt Fuji and I can see why... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
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The smallest of the Fuji Five lakes

Lake Shoji is the smallest of the Fuji five lakes but is definitely worth a visit. From the shore... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Natalie P
Hampshire, UK
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Shouji, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 409-3713, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Took the Blue Line bus to visit the lake. This lake is situated to the west of Lake Kamaguchi and is the smallest of the 5 Fuji lakes. Saw a lot of people fishing in the lake while sitting in their small boat. We could...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 30 June 2018

A very beautiful and picturesque lake. Very different in character from the bustling Lake Kawaguchiko. Perfect if you want a quiet stay, far from the madding crowd.

Thank hedgehogontheroad
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy the countryside with a spectacular view, this is one place you got to visit and take a picture for keepsake! At night, the sky will be full of stars and the place makes it a perfect spot to pitch a tent and...More

Thank awinsomelife
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

According to the tourist center, this is a popular spot to view mt Fuji and I can see why. Beautiful wide angle with water and mountain. Also see many campers here. On the main roads many motels line the area. However none of the restaurant...More

Thank LOTRing
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

A different yet lovely view of Mt Fuji on a clear blue sky at Lake Shoji from Lake Kawaguchiko. We enjoyed the peacefulness as we strolled along the lake. It is further away from the busy Lake Kawaguchiko and the blue line bus frequency from...More

Thank piggywigoink
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you love nature and quiet place to relax, this lake is good for you. Mt.Fuji quite small to view from this lake but surrounding quite nice and peaceful.

Thank Jitraphorn C
Reviewed 24 November 2017

I visited 3 of the 5 lakes in the Fujijawaguchiko area - Kawaguchiko, Motesu and Shoji. View is best from north side of Lake Kawaguchiko but it can get noisy and crowded. Shoji is quiet and tranquil.

Thank SLYap
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The lake shadows the Mt Fuji. This is the most contented picture I have ever taken as the place is finest and quiet. If u dont drive there, u will doom to feel a pity.

Thank smsyuen
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Lake Shoji is the smallest of the Fuji five lakes but is definitely worth a visit. From the shore you can see a view of Fuji but also see the edge of the lava forest that grew after the last major eruption!

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Along with the other 5 lakes this lake also offers a great view of Mount fuji. There were boating activities available but we went in winter so did not get onto the water.

Thank RegK2014
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