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The Five Lakes of Mountain Fuji.

There is a group of five small lakes in Yamanashi prefecture, surrounding the famous mountain Fuji.


Lake Shōji


This lake is located in the southern area, and is the smallest of the Fuji Five Lakes in terms of surface area, and third deepest, with a maximum water depth of 15.2 metres.


Lake Motosu


Lake Motosu is the westernmost of the Fuji Five Lakes and located in southern Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji, Japan.


Lake Saiko


This lake is also in the southern area of Yamanashi Prefecture. It is the fourth of the Fuji Five Lakes in terms of surface area, and second deepest, with a maximum water depth of 71.1 metres.


Lake Kawaguchi


Lake Kawaguchi is located in the border Fujikawaguchiko and Minobu, southern Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji, Japan. It is the second largest of the Fuji Five Lakes in terms of surface area, and is located at the lowest elevation.


Lake Yamanaka


Lake Yamanaka is located in the village of Yamanakako in Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji, Japan. It is the largest of the Fuji Five Lakes in terms of surface area, and is the highest of the Fuji Five Lakes in terms of elevation.



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