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Hokuto

A short three hours from Haneda Airport and two hours from Shinjuku Station, Hokuto city boasts a pristine natural environment and majestic views of Mt. Fuji. This area gets the longest daylight hours in Japan, all the more time for visitors to take in the vista, such as vast fields of sunflowers, and the best mountain views in the land, including Mt. Fuji, the Yatsugatake Mountains, the Minami Alps, and Mt. Mizugaki. Hokuto is the largest producer of mineral water in Japan, has the largest population of Japanese emperor butterflies (the national butterfly), and is home to cultural attractions like the Nakamura Keith Harring Collection and the Hirayama Ikuo Silk Road Museum.