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From an altitude of 1163.7 meters (about 3818 ft), the Koyodai Observation Deck allows you to take in the gorgeous 360 degree panoramic view of Lake Motosu, Saiko Lake, Mt. Misaka, Mt. Ashiwada and Mt. Fuji. Just like its name implies, Koyodai (literally, autumn foliage observation deck) is famous during the fall when you can take in all the brilliant colors.

Where is it??

8527, Narusawamuraichien, Narusawa-mura Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, 401-0320, Japan
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Take the JR Chuo Line express train from Shinjuku Station to Otsuki Station (about 1 hour). Then hop on the Fujikyuko Line from Otsuki Station and get off at Kawaguchiko Station (55 minutes). Then it’s a 25-minute bus ride from Kawaguchiko Station to Koyodai entrance and a 25-minute walk to the observation deck.

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