Yamanashi Prefecture can be reached in under 2 hours from Tokyo. This prefecture is the home of Mt. Fuji and has plenty of superb spots where you can take in the majesty of Mt. Fuji. At the foot of Mt. Fuji lies the magnificent 'Fuji Five Lakes'. The views here are sure to impress you. The amusement park Fujikyu Highland is known all over for its thrilling rides with spectacular views of Mt. Fuji in the distance. Yamanashi Prefecture is where grapes are grown and is the wine country of Japan. It is highly-recommeded to tour these wineries when in Yamanashi.