[Higashiguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine and Suyama Sengen Shrine]
These shrines that used to be the starting point of climbing routes is still rich in nature of Mt. Fuji
Most people start climbing from the 5th station but long ago when there were no cars, people started climbing at the very bottom where the shrines are located. That is why these shrines have been worshiped as a sacred place from ancient times. The "Fuji Sengen Shrine", also called the "Fujisan Higashiguchi Hongu", located at Subashiriguchi is one of them. In the large precincts of more than 16,000 square meters, Japanese cedar trees and deciduous trees of more than 100 years old flourish and the shrine groves spread. Also, the "Suyama Sengen Shrine" located at the starting point of Suyamaguchi climbing route, is surrounded by shrine groves and the power of Mt. Fuji enriched in nature can be felt. It was registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
|Posted photos||Main Higashiguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine
Right Suyama Sengen Shrine
|●Higashiguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine|
|Address||126 Subashiri, Oyama Town, Sunto County, Shizuoka|
|Phone||+81-550-75-2038 (Japanese only)|
Office (Stamps / prayers) 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Memorial Museum 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
|Admission fee||Free for precincts and memorial museum|
|Access||Take the JR Tokaido Main Line from "Mishima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 6 minutes, alight at "Numazu Station". Take the JR Gotenba Line for approx. 35 minutes, alight at "Gotenba Station". Take the Fujikyu bus bound for Kawaguchiko from "Gotenba Station" for approx. 20 minutes and alight at "Subashiri Sengen-jinja-mae".|
|●Suyama Sengen Shrine|
|Address||722 Suyama, Susono City, Shizuoka|
|Phone||+81-55-992-3800 (Lifelong Learning Division, Susono City) (Japanese Only)|
|Admission fee||Free for precincts|
|Access||Take the Fujikyu City bus bound for Suyama from "Mishima Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 50 minutes, alight at "Suyama" and walk for approx. 10 minutes.|
updated on Mar 30, 2018
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