Lake Yamanaka is one of the Fuji Five Lakes (Lake Motosu, Lake Shoji, Lake Sai, Lake Kawaguchi, and Lake Yamanaka) located around Mt. Fuji. It is located in the southeastern most part of the Fuji Five Lakes and is filled with rich water as the source of the Sagami River. Fuji from the shores of the wide lake, and has flourished as a scenic spot since ancient times. The surrounding area is lined with various lodging facilities, both old and new, and has become a bustling resort.
Fuji, one of Japan's most famous peaks. At 3,776 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in Japan and is also an independent peak, so its beautiful shape can be seen from a distance. Fuji has been an object of mountain worship since ancient times, and has also been a cultural stronghold for the Japanese people, appearing in many songs and paintings. Fuji and its surrounding area has become a major tourist destination, attracting people from all over the world.