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Mount Fuji World Heritage Center
Mount Fuji World Heritage Center, or Fujisan Sekai Isan Center is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji which is a part of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The facility shows a short movie about Mt. Fuji on a big screen and has comprehensive displays about nature and culture. Imposing Mt. Fuji can been seen from the observation deck on the second floor. It is famous as a great viewing spot of Mr. Fuji. The center offers a tour in foreign languages as it is designated as a "Visit Japan" information center.
- 6663-1 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi
- Contact No.
- 10-min bus ride on Fujikyu Retro Bus From Kawaguchi Station on Fuji Kyuko Line. Short walk from bus stop: Kenritsu Fuji Visitor Center.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Open all year round
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Admission fee
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
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Viewing the Gorgeous Mt. Fuji
From the Tenbo Hiroba (Viewing Plaza) located on the second floor of Fuji Visitor Center, you will see the spectacular Mt. Fuji. The visitor center is located on the north side of Mount Fuji World Heritage Center. There are benches here, so you can take your time and enjoy the view. Mt. Fuji can be seen from the glass restaurant as well.
Learning About Mt. Fuji
The center has four zones where you can learn about Mt. Fuji. In the Geijutsu Tenji Zone (Art Exhibition Zone), Mt. Fuji themed artwork is displayed. In the Shizen Tenji Zone (Nature Exhibition Zone), you learn about the history of the topography and the eruptions. In the Shinko Tenji Zone (Faith Exhibition Zone), you will be introduced to the structure of the World Heritage. You will learn about the natural park rangers in Katsudo Tenji Zone (Activity Display Zone).
A Short Movie About Mt. Fuji
A short movie about Mt. Fuji is played on a big screen in the theater. Visitors learn the history of Mt. Fuji's eruptions, nature and culture. They offer English, Chinese and Korean translations.