Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration
Opening of Mt. Fuji to Climbing(Olympic Cycle Race)
Mt. Fuji is officially opened for climbing on the Yamanashi side on July 1, and on the Shizuoka side on July 10. In the city of Fujiyoshida in Yamanashi Prefecture, the Mt. Fuji Opening Eve Festival is held the day before, on June 30, and features a parade as far as the Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine. On the Shizuoka side, a ritual to open the mountain for climbing is held at the Fujisan Hongu Sengen-taisha Shrine on July 10.
(Fujisan Hongu Sengen-taisha Shrine):
(Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine):
【Information for visiting the World Heritage site】
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