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Oshi, Former Togawa Family Residence御師旧外川家住宅

Historical Monument

This is a house where Mt. Fuji’s Oshi (low ranking Shinto priest) priests have worked for generations. Oshi were people who carried out missionary work and prayer for the Mt. Fuji religious faith, looking after the lodgings and meals of Fujiko believers who were making the pilgrimage up Mt. Fuji. This is a presently existing invaluable building which supported the Mt. Fuji faith. The main building which was constructed in 1768 has been designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan in 2011. It is also a constituent asset of the World Heritage Fuji, and you can see materials such goshinzen room and mountain climbing costumes at the Residence.

place

Yamanashi Pref. Fujiyoshidashi Kamiyoshida 3-14-8

phone 0555221101
place

9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

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Address

Yamanashi Pref. Fujiyoshidashi Kamiyoshida 3-14-8 [map]

Phone

0555221101

Hours
9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (except Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
※ GW/summer is open everyday
Fees
[Adult] 100 yen (group 80 yen)
[small and high school students] 50 yen (group 40 yen)
Parking Lot
Available 15spaces
Credit Card
Not available

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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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