Fujisan Hongu Sengentaisha | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Shin-Fuji Station 

[Fujisan Hongu Sengentaisha]

The central location for worship of Mt. Fuji that was registered as a World Heritage Site

There are more than 1,300 Sengen-shrines in Japan that enshrines Mt. Fuji as a sacred object. Fujisan Hongu Sengentaisha, located in Fujinomiya, is honored as the head shrine of all Sengen-shrines in Japan. A legend tells that in 806 A.D., the shrine had been moved to the present location with plenty of spring water from Mt. Fuji, and many historically famous Japanese warlords worshiped this shrine. The two-storied main shrine, designated as a national important cultural property, and the clear pond formed from spring water are the highlights of this place.
Address 1-1 Miya-cho, Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka
Phone +81-544-27-2002 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from April to September, 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in March and October, 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. from November to February
Access Take the Fujikyu Shizuoka Bus for approx. 7 minutes from "Shin-Fuji Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen, alight at "Fuji Station", take the Minobu Line at JR "Fuji Station" for approx. 20 minutes, alight at "Fujinomiya Station", and walk approx. 10 minutes.
URL http://fuji-hongu.or.jp/sengen/index.html

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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