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Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

5558 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida 403-0005, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-22-0221
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5558 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida 403-0005, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-22-0221
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Meanwhile I visited quite many shrines in Japan, but this one definately had the largest red torii inside. Also they were extremely tall or big trees here to find, and especially nice was the walk to the shrine through the forest, surrounded by stone-laterns. Everything...More

1  Thank loveskyoto
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wow a national treasure the first step for the pilgrims to Mt Fuji. The grove of trees at the entrance gives you an insight into the past geography and the serenity and at the side on the right behind the huge shrine is the petite...More

1  Thank Farmwind
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is almost a 'must see', its a really decorative, beautiful, colorful shrine in a thick grove of huge giant cedar trees but close to the road with ample parking so pretty easy to get to and find. Its a busy shrine with a number...More

1  Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

If you are near Mt Fuji then this is worth a stop. The area is pretty and easy to explore in less than 30 minutes

1  Thank Rob C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you love old Japanese architecture, shintoism or nature than this is an amazing place to come on a day trip in the Fujikawaguchi-ko region. Mount Fuji has been worshipped for thousands of years and this shrine is one of the oldest. The walk up...More

1  Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The temple is located in the middle of giant, ancient cedar trees on a place where pilgrims used to commence their ascent to the holy mountain. The Yoshida trail still begins here, and was indeed tempting in front of us, inviting towards the pilgrimage. But...More

Thank Eric_Greeney
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Place: Very peaceful it is indeed a must to go here Location: 30mins walk from Highland Resort and Spa / Fuji-Q Park every angle of the place is beautiful and relaxing

Thank Reyna V
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

It was a fun stop to check out. We had an experienced and fun guide. She provided good overview on the history. It was fun to explore.

Thank William P
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The entrance to the shrine was very quaint and the walk was not too far. The main passage was lined up by stone lanterns. We came late afternoon and was a little bit chilly. Bring a light jacket and some hiking shoes (dirt road). Sakura...More

Thank Team_Tan_On_The_Go
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Not far from the Mount Fuji five lakes. Just off main road is this beautiful shrine, very peaceful. Easy parking. A very nice side trip when you come visit the Mount Fuji and lakes area. Outside the main entrance, around half a kilometer you will...More

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