Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine

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Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine, which is located at the entrance of the northern trail going up Mt. Fuji, is said to have a history of 1,900 years and is a registered world heritage site as part of Mt. Fuji. Within its premises, there are cedar trees as old as a thousand years, an 18-meter-tall giant tori and the main hall, which is registered as an important cultural heritage. "Goddess of beauty - Konohanano Sakuyahime" (princess of blossoming tree flower) is worshiped here and therefore, the spot is known as a power spot for ladies praying for romantic fulfillment.

Address
5558 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi
Contact No.
+81-555-22-0221
Access
20-min walk from Fujisan Station on Fuji Express Take Fujikyu Bus towards Yamanaka-ko for 5 min and get off at "Sengen Jinja"
Opening Hours / Holidays
Free
Open all year round
Official Website
http://sengenjinja.jp/
Time Required
30 minutes
Admission fee
Free

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

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Fujisan Dai-tori

At 18 meters, it is said to be the largest wooden tori in Japan. Since the late Edo period, this tori has received a major renovation every 60 years, with the last one being in 2014. The vivid red shines bright from the refreshed paint.

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Impressive Main Hall

The impressive main hall was built in 1615. It is registered as an important cultural heritage as a great architectural structure of over 400 years ago. Many temple visitors have come to see this main hall since the Edo period to the present day.

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Over 1,000-year-old Sacred Tree

There were originally four sacred trees here, of which only three remain. The Fujitaro cedar tree on the left facing the main hall is the no.1 sacred tree and is said to be around 1,000 years old. The perimeter of its trunk is 8.2 meters, around its roots 21.0 meters and its height is 30 meters. Its powerful existence is quite something.

Source:ZN6と風来坊

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Yoshida Fire Festival

The Yoshida Fire Festival is held every year on August 26 and 27 at Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine and its auxiliary shrine Suwa Shrine. This festival is also nicknamed Chinkasai (fire-extinguishing) and is selected as one of "Japan's top three strange festivals." Torches are lit up on the night of August 26 and create a fascinating view of the rising fire.

Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine

Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine, which is located at the entrance of the northern trail going up Mt. Fuji, is said to have a history of 1,900 years and is a registered world heritage site as part of Mt. Fuji. Within its premises, there are cedar trees as old as a thousand years, an 18-meter-tall giant tori and the main hall, which is registered as an important cultural heritage. "Goddess of beauty - Konohanano Sakuyahime" (princess of blossoming tree flower) is worshiped here and therefore, the spot is known as a power spot for ladies praying for romantic fulfillment.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:pixta

Fujisan Dai-tori

At 18 meters, it is said to be the largest wooden tori in Japan. Since the late Edo period, this tori has received a major renovation every 60 years, with the last one being in 2014. The vivid red shines bright from the refreshed paint.

Source:pixta

Impressive Main Hall

The impressive main hall was built in 1615. It is registered as an important cultural heritage as a great architectural structure of over 400 years ago. Many temple visitors have come to see this main hall since the Edo period to the present day.

Source:pixta

Over 1,000-year-old Sacred Tree

There were originally four sacred trees here, of which only three remain. The Fujitaro cedar tree on the left facing the main hall is the no.1 sacred tree and is said to be around 1,000 years old. The perimeter of its trunk is 8.2 meters, around its roots 21.0 meters and its height is 30 meters. Its powerful existence is quite something.

Source:ZN6と風来坊

Source:pixta

Yoshida Fire Festival

The Yoshida Fire Festival is held every year on August 26 and 27 at Kitaguchi Hongu Fujisengen Shrine and its auxiliary shrine Suwa Shrine. This festival is also nicknamed Chinkasai (fire-extinguishing) and is selected as one of "Japan's top three strange festivals." Torches are lit up on the night of August 26 and create a fascinating view of the rising fire.

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