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Aokigahara Forest

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Address: Minamitsuru-gun, Fujikawaguchiko-machi 401-0332 , Yamanashi Prefecture
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Private Day Tour: Mt. Fuji Highlights from Kawaguchiko
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Mt Fuji and Aokigahara Forest Day Trip from Tokyo

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Nice forest for a couple of hours walk

Went there on a sunny spring day. Nice walk, very quiet indeed. Follow the trail and you will be fine. It's obvious if you go off. Signage is ok, could be better (English for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mustafa L
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a sunny spring day. Nice walk, very quiet indeed. Follow the trail and you will be fine. It's obvious if you go off. Signage is ok, could be better (English for tourists)...... After a couple of hours, hit the ice and wind caves which will take 10min each tops. Note: if you arrive into Kawaguchiko station, it's... More 

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Thank Mustafa L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I came here because I have heard a lot about the "Suicide Forest". The weather was gloomy and the trees were very creepy, but I loved it. We hiked for several hours and it was spectacular. It's right at the base of Mt. Fuji and I would definitely love to camp out here. Most of the locals don't like... More 

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Thank Ples R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard so much about this forest and had to see it myself. It's beautiful and a nice walk. My mom was easily able to walk it so it is not difficult at all. The birds were chirping and we did not run into another person on our walk. We did see the strings tied to the trees leading... More 

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Thank Piper N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Twisting tree roots, twirling forest trails, emerald green moss accompanied by mushrooms growing on countless trunks, rocks and boulders. That is the sea of trees, Aokigahara. My friend and I went on a hike through the suicide forest on our way from the bat cave to the wind cave. It was hands-down the highlight of our day. We spent about... More 

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Thank Amit S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a hike through the forest. Was alone and nobody around in the wide surroundings. The snow from the night before was metling what gave it a nice extra touch. The forest is beautiful and worht exploring. The feeling you get when walking there alone, but not alone, is great!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Fascinating tangle of tree routes, interesting light filtering through the canopy of massed trees..its nice for a short stroll or even a drive through but its not worth a special trip mto go and see

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Worth the trek out here to see this beautiful forest! The caves are also worth checking out... when they tell you to wear a hard hat... listen to them! The caves are soooo low that most of us were crouched all the way to the ground doing a duck walk in some spots!!! Plan on wearing some hiking shoes so... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This forest is rumoured to have an eerie atmosphere, but I did not find it to be so. It is peaceful and beautiful and extraordinary because it grows on volcanic ground.

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Logan, Utah
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The walk though the forest takes you completely away from civilization for a time. It is quiet, serene, and peaceful despite the notoriety of the place for it being a suicide hotspot. The trees and moss create a sea of green despite the lava field it grows upon.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

If you are a fan of nature, this is your kind of place. The Forest itself is not that big, you can walk a 25 minute trail, visit some of the caves, and even contemplate nature. I visited with my kids (6 and 9), and they loved it. We recently visited Yosemite, so they were expecting bigger trees, but this... More 

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