Travel Guide - Oshino-hakkai


The area around Oshino village was used to be a bottom of Lake Utsu-ko which was once connected to Lake Yamanaka-ko.
Then the lake dried up and the area became the current basin-shaped valley.
The eight spring-fed ponds that consists of Oshio-hakkai are the remnant of Lake Utsu-ko.
The water of these ponds comes from the subsoil water of Mt. Fuji.
There are thatched watermills, a museum, and restaurants around the ponds.
Oshino-hakkai is now designated as a national natural treasure, as well as a part of the World Heritage site, Mt. Fuji.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes from Fujisan Station on the Fujikyuko Line by the bus bound for Uchino. Get off at Oshinohakkai Bus stop.
  • 20 minutes from Fujisan Station on the Fujikyuko Line by the bus bound for Hirano. Get off at Ohashi Bus stop.

Address / Location

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Rhonda Krause@TravelYesPlease - 2021/10/24 05:00
Oshino Hakkai- 8 Sacred Ponds in the Fuji Five Lakes Region of Japan https://t.co/e0N5VfzVrv #travel #ttot
Kibbles@MajereKibbles - 2021/10/23 15:53
Weekend getaway to Oshino Hakkai. Mt Fuji’s just a 3-hr drive from home. https://t.co/be0Rh8DILs
GoGoEasy App@GoGoEasyApp - 2021/10/20 03:01
Oshino Hakkai, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan

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