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Shin-Fuji Station 

[Hitoana Fujiko Remains]

Mysteries of nature brought about by the eruptions of Mt. Fuji. A Fujiko pilgrimage site

Hitoana Cave is one of the air holes formed as a result of Mt. Fuji's eruptions, and is said to be the place where Kakugyo Hasegawa, who is the founder of Fujiko, achieved enlightenment after 1,000 days of ascetic practices. The site was revered by Fujikos as Pure Land where Kakugyo fell into deep meditation, and they built some 200 monument towers here in memory of their predecessors and their pilgrimages to the summit which give the area a mysterious atmosphere. It was registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
Posted photos Main Entrance to the Hitoana Cave, where stone Buddhist images etc. are enshrined (no entry)
Right The inscriptions on the monument towers detail the history of each sect and the region in which they were founded (No entry to the areas around the monument towers)
Address 206 Hitoana, Fujinomiya Ciy, Shizuoka
Phone Hitoana Fujiko Remains Information Center
+81-544-52-1620 (Japanese only)
(10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and holidays)
Access Approx. 45 minutes by taxi from "Shin-Fuji Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL Fujinomiya City

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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