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Explore Fuki Street at Kawaguchiko Station: A Hub of Traditional Houtou, Easy Currency Exchange, Bike Rentals, and Trendy Sushi Bars

Updated: Jun 24

-What is Fuki Street?



"Fuki Street" is a unique street located around Kawaguchiko, the gateway to Fuji Five Lakes. It has so many interesting shops, bars and restaurants. Also, it's very convenient for currency exchange, bike rentals, etc...


Let's explore the most interesting street Fuki Street!


 

-Map of the must-visit spots in Fuki Street


We've mapped below all the prettiest spots in Fuki Street, so you can easily visualise them on a map and plan your time in Lake Kawaguchi.






 
Photo Spot "Torii Gate"

Don't pass out without seeing Torii Gate at the station.

You can capture the collaboration between Mt. Fuji & the adorable Mo1-type train.


| Kawaguchiko Onsen Ryokan Cooperative Information Office




If you need travel information or have any questions or trouble, just visit the tourist information office. They help you with any problems in English.


【Information】
Adress: 3641-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
TEL: 0555-72-0346
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wi-Fi/Language(Eng)


| Yamanashichuoginko Kawaguchiko Shiten




During your trip here, don't forget to exchange some of your currency for local Japanese Yen. There is Currency Exchange Machine here. JCB, Mastercard, Visa, and UnionPay are the four most widely accepted credit cards in Japan. These cards are accepted in most department stores and at tourist attractions. In addition, some individual-owned shops and smaller stores will accept a credit card. It is important to confirm that the credit card you want to use is accepted in Japan.


【Information】
Adress: 3639-5 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours:
 Reception Counter
  Weekdays: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 ATM
  Weekdays: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Sunday/Holidays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

| Houtou Fudou Kawaguchiko Station



Hungry for lunch? You must check out "Houtou" the local cuisine in Yamanashi. Houtou Fudou is very popular with both tourists and locals, so it's always crowded!


【Information】
Address: 3631-2 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
*Cash only


| Hirai Kiosk



Go up to 2nd floor and enjoy great homemade Japanes food with a beautiful Mt. Fuji view. The foods are delicious and have variety of menu as option. On the 1st floor, you can find souvenir. Also, they have Free Baggage Storage for restaurant customers *8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.


【Information】
HP: -
Address: 3639-2 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
TEL: 0555-72-0015
*Cash only


| Shaw's Sushi Bar & Dining 



A restaurant managed by the local fish wholesaler, just a 1-minute walk from Kawaguchiko Station. Since it's directly operated, you can savor authentic, fresh hand-rolled sushi and visually stunning sushi rolls. The menu also includes a variety of appetizers and drinks, providing a well-rounded dining experience. Don't miss out on the recommended lunch sets for a great and affordable meal.


【Information】
HP: -
Address: 3632-7, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours:
 Lunch 11:30AM - 3:00 PM L/O 2:00 PM
 Dinner 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM L/O 8:30 PM
 *Closed on Monday
TEL: 0555-72-8271


| Cafe Gen



With the owner's commitment to providing a sense of safety and security, the establishment prioritizes organic and locally sourced ingredients, reflecting a dedication to homemade dishes with a gentle and heartwarming taste.

Not just a cafe, this wonderful place is also cherished by locals as a Go salon. Enjoy a relaxing and cozy time at "Cafe Gen," where the atmosphere provides a tranquil escape.


【Information】
Address: Marubun Building 1F, 3631-2 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko Town, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours: 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
 *Closed on Tuesday
TEL: 0555-73-8633

| TOCORO. BAR & DINING


How about starting your early morning with breakfast at TOCORO. BAR & DINING?

Opening at 8:30 AM, here is perfect for a delightful morning! This cafe offers a stylish setting to enjoy authentic coffee, including meticulously brewed siphon coffee with premium beans and aromatic espresso.

With convenient power outlets, it's also an ideal spot to get some work done while enjoying the cozy ambiance. Be sure to try their signature "Waffle," freshly baked and crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, made to order after you place it!


【Information】
Address: Marubun Building 1F, 3631-2 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko Town, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours:
Weekdays: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (L/O 4:30 PM)
Weekends/Holidays: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (L/O 4:30 PM)
TEL: 050-3554-1056


| HAOSTAY COFFEE & KITCHEN


HAOSTAY COFFEE



-Grave coffee & homemade cakes along the shores of Lake Kawaguchi.

This renovated traditional house offers a Japanese-modern ambiance, featuring authentic coffee, especially the lattes crafted with an Italian espresso machine. Popular for homemade sandwiches and cakes, the "Basque Cheesecake" is a standout. Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Kawaguchi on the terrace on sunny days.


The first floor is a café, and the second floor is a guesthouse available for stays starting at $80 per night.

Wi-Fi/Outlet

HAOSTAY KITCHEN


A light snack shop right next to HAOSTAY COFFEE. They offer easy-to-grab items like yakisoba, karaage, and yakitori. There are a few terrace seats outside and a standing counter inside, making it perfect for a quick break.



【Information】
Address:
(HAOSTAY COFFEE) 3729-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
 (HAOSTAY KITCHEN) 3729-5 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours:
(HAOSTAY COFFEE) 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(HAOSTAY KITCHEN) 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TEL: 080-4805-7678

| Furuya Sozai-Side Dish Store



If you get a little hungry during your stroll, be sure to stop by here. The highlight is undoubtedly the 90 yen croquettes – freshly fried and delightfully crispy. Enjoy a leisurely walk with a croquette in hand.





【Information】
Address: 4120 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM *Closed when sold out
*Irregular Closing Days
*Cash Only


|Guesthouse Fujinokura



At the guesthouse "Fujinokura," you can rent bicycles. On sunny days, it's highly recommended to cycle around Lake Kawaguchi.

【Price】 Electric Bicycles : 600 yen /hour, 2,500 yen /day
Bicycles: 400 yen /hour, 1,500 yen /day
*Cash Only

【Information】
Address: 3638-2 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0301
Hours: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
*Reservation Unavailable


 

And there you have it, the ultimate compilation of all the must-vist spots in Fuki Street! Are there other spots in Lake Kawaguchi you think should be on this list? Let me know in the comments below!


I hope you find this guide useful in planning your trip to Lake Kawaguchi, and deciding which stunning spots you should visit!

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