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Honcho Street is a shopping and residential area in the Shimoyoshida district of Fujiyoshida which has become increasingly popular with tourists who want to take pictures of Fujiyoshida City with Mt. Fuji in the Background. Recently, many tourists come to
then walk down to Honcho, which takes about 20 minutes.
Fujiyoshida has been very surprised by the popularity of this location, which has boomed only recently thanks to the increase of various SNS services. Although there are still few shops open for tourists in the area, one can enjoy cafes, such as Fab Cafe, or Kissa Lemon, and Fuuto Coffee.
The Nishiura area
is right around the corner which has a variety of izakayas, bars, and restaurants open at night.
Please be aware of traffic in the Honcho area, which is both a residential and business district. Many tourists like to step out into the street to take photos of Mt. Fuji, which can block traffic and cause accidents. Please observe all traffic laws and the directions of crossing guard staff located at the Honcho Intersection.
Car Parking is extremely limited and there are many narrow one-way streets. Please refer to the
Fujiyoshida Sightseeing Map
for information about parking.
(Backside Shimoyoshida Nishiura Area and Parking Lots Map)
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Fujiyoshida Office of International Affairs
Address：6-1-1 Shimoyoshida Fujiyoshida-shi Ymanashi