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Kitaguchihongu Fuji Sengenjinja北口本宮 冨士浅間神社

Shrine

This shrine boasts some 1,900 years of history and is also known as the starting point for the Mt. Fuji Yoshida Trail. The shrine flourished in the Edo period as a center for Mt. Fuji worship, and one can still sense the vestiges of this period on the shrine’s extravagant grounds. The goddess of Mt. Fuji, Konohanasakuya-hime, is enshrined here, and it is said she grants easy childbirth and the prevention of fires. The Yoshida Fire Festival, considered one of Japan’s top three unusual festivals, is held here very year on August 26 and 27.

place

Yamanashi Pref. Fujiyoshidashi Kamiyoshida 5558

phone 0555220221
place

Open 24 hours

Review of Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/08/28 The spiritual center for the Yamanashi Fujisan experience
This is a very impressive shrine that puts you in touch with the kami and the profound direct experience of nature that lies at the heart of the Japanese spirit world. Rather than getting a bus to...
Reviewed:2018/06/30 Fujiyoshida Sengen Jinja
Located in Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida city. Accessible by bus from Fujisan station of Fujikyu highland railway. Also accessible on foot from the station. Walking takes about 25 minutes through the...
Reviewed:2018/04/10 Beautiful forest setting
Set back from the busy main road in a beautiful ancient forest this is well worth a visit. Beautiful surroundings with a beautiful temple setting. Tranquil and contemplative.

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Address

Yamanashi Pref. Fujiyoshidashi Kamiyoshida 5558 [map]

Phone

0555220221

Hours
Open 24 hours
Closed
open everyday
Parking Lot
Available 200spaces
Credit Card
Not available

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          Yamanashi prefecture is the proud home of one of Japan’s most celebrated icons: Mount Fuji. Although the mountain straddles both Yamanashi and Shizuoka, the most breathtaking views of Fuji-san can be seen from the Fuji Five Lakes north of the mountain in Yamanashi prefecture. The plethora of outdoor activities in and around the lakes all have the benefit of the country’s highest mountain as their backdrop, and we can assure you that it is an unforgettable sight.

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