Oshino Hakkai Village 忍野八海

Oshino Hakkai, un village à deux pas du Mont Fuji

Oshino Hakkai, a village close to Mount Fuji

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The Hidden Lake of Mount Fuji


Located at the foot of Mount Fuji, Oshino Hakkai is a small village very popular with Japanese people. Developed to highlight local crafts, this thatched village is actually the 6th lake in the region!



Listed as a World Heritage Site since 2013 for its unique architecture , this small town is now mainly dedicated to local crafts .

Although the village is still home to 9,200 inhabitants , it is its center laid out in the Edo era that attracts all eyes. And every day, many visitors come to stroll through its shopping streets where Japanese pastries and traditional restaurants mingle with souvenir stalls and silk shops .

See: Tomioka silk mill


Le moulin de Oshino Hakkai

Oshino Hakkai Windmill


Les toits des maisons du village sont en chaume

The roofs of the houses in the village are thatched

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In order to learn a little more about the history of the region, a museum has even been opened in the heart of the village .


From how thatched roofs were made to how vegetables were grown, the Hannoki Bayashi Shiryokan Museum is a good way to learn about the way of life of the Japanese who lived at the foot of Mount Fuji two centuries ago.


Discover: Museum of Popular Arts


Direct view of Mount Fuji from the village


La beauté des étangs de Oshino ont fait la renommée du village

The beauty of the Oshino ponds have made the village famous


Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Timetable

    30 minutes by bus from Kawaguchiko station (Fujikyuko line), Oshino Hakkai Iriguchi stop
  • Price

    Entrance to the village free, entrance to the museum 300 yen (2.30 euros)
  • Access

    Museum: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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