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Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

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3353 Arakura | Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja and Chureito Pagoda, Fujiyoshida 403-0011, Yamanashi Prefecture
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All reviews sakura season sign board perfect view observation deck path leading train station clear days nice walk takes about minutes beautiful pagoda cherry blossoms stairs clouds shrine trees kawaguchiko jinja
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As long as Mt. Fuji is showing itself, you’ll have the best picture perfect view. Instagram and Facebook worthy lol.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ToraDeMuse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrine grounds, built in the beginning of the 17th century are magnificent, and you can feel that the shrine is the center of the Mt. Fuji area. We made our first stop here during our tour of Mt Fuji. We were not able to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank betty l
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Most people come here with the aim of visiting the famous Chureito Pagoda further up so that they can get that perfect view of Mt Fuji and thus will most likely miss this peaceful looking shrine on the way up/down. It was nice to have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eugenef36
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

The town of Fujiyoshida is so nice. From the train station it's a very nice walk up to the pagoda. The view is awesome even with the clouds. Beautiful surroundings and not at all busy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brucie13
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I was traveling solo around Japan and this place was highly on my bucket list, I spent a sunset and a sunrise overlooking the beautiful pagoda and the stunning views of Mount Fuji

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank filippo_cesarini
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The great thing about this site is that it gives you the opportunity to pay your respects to Mount Fuji without climbing it and adding to the wear and tear on that is killing it. This is historically a much more authentic approach than knocking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hywel E
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The shrine is awesome and is definitely worth the walk up, there are lots of stairs to get there but it doesnt take. Too long, would be an amazing view on a clear day. We went up when it was cloudy but was still definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Samjmercer
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Day 5 Gotemba Premium Outlet 御殿場市 Fujikawaguchiko 富士河口湖町 Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja 富士淺間神社 Hotel : J-Hoppers Hida Takayama l J-Hoppers飛驒高山民宿 ( you can ask me for more information if needed) best photography spot after hiking for 15 min ... must hiking until the top ;...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank herwanderlustlens
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The Fuji Sengen Jinja is located in Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida city. It is considered the gateway to Mount Fuji as located at the foot of Mount Fuji. It is the traditional starting point for the climb to Mount Fuji. The shrine is located in an area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Just 20mins and a few hundred steps from kawaguchi lake, sengen shrine offers the most stunning view of Mt. FUJI. Recommended to visit during cherry blossoms or during sunset time.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 507kewald
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6 November 2017|
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Response from jessrawrca | Reviewed this property |
There is a road, not sure if there’s parking though. When we went a few months ago, the road was actually blocked off with a guy directing traffic around.
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17 August 2015|
Response from XKAWA | Reviewed this property |
No But, There location are near from kawaguchiko station. You can go by train from kawaguchiko station to shimoyoshida station in only 15 minute. then walk...walk....and walk.. about 10-15 minute......
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