A Mt. Fuji outlook spot stationed along the Kintaro Fujimi Line, bound for Ashigara pass. It’s said that ringing the promise bell installed here will bring luck. In April and August you can catch a view of “Diamond Fuji,” when the evening sun sinks behind the mountain.
Said to have been built in the first year of the Kyuan Era(1145) in answer to supplications made by the monk and former emperor Tobo, this is famous as the temple where the sage Nichiren worked on his treatise, the ‘Rissho Ankoku Ron.’
|Address||1847 Iwamoto, Fuji City|
Koyasumi Honjin Tokiwatei House
Once used as one of the ‘Ai-no-Shuku’ (way-stations), or Daimyo rest quarters, of Tokaido, the currently standing building was erected after the Great Ansei Earthquake.
|Address||455 Iwabuchi, Fuji City|
|Open||Open only on Saturday, Sunday and National holidays|
Fujisan Kodomo-no-Kuni (Mt. Fuji Childrens World)
Amidst the vast expanse of nature which extends from the base of Mt. Fuji, and with enough A075 land to fit the Tokyo Dome 18 times over, children and adults alike are sure to enjoy the carefree fun of these open spaces.
|Address||1015 Kazaki, Fuji City|
|Open||From 9:00 to 17:00 (to 16:00 from October to March)|
|Holiday||Tuesday (or the following day in case of holidays, open 7 days/week May-Oct.)|
Replete with the secret wonders of Mt. Fuji. Whether it be the mountain’s own history or the ecology of the flora and fauna, this is the fastest shortcut to understanding Mt. Fuji.
|Address||2255-39 Suyama, Susono City|
|Tel||055-998-1325 From 9:00 to 16:30|
|Open||Every Monday, the following day of National holidays, the year-end and the New Year holidays|
Mt.Fuji Walking Trail
Enjoy yourself with a stroll through the rich natural diversity of the seasonal trees and flora while gazing up at the face of majestic Mt. Fuji.
Susono City Central Park/ Goryu Falls
Crown Prince visited the time of the taisyou. Within the traditional Japanese garden lies the “Old Uematsu Residence,” one of Japan’s important cultural properties. There is also a suspension bridge with a view of Goryu Falls (‘Five Dragon Falls’).
|Address||7-1 Senpuku, Susono City|
|Tel||055-992-5005 (Susono City Tourist Association)|
|Holiday||The year-end and the New Year holidays|
Fuji Safari Park
Amidst gentle Mother Nature, see the animals up close and personal, from bus or private car, at the base of Mt. Fuji, in an exclusive, authentic safari.
|Address||2255-27 Suyama-azafujiwara, Susono City|
|Open||From 9:00 to 17:00(varies with seasons)|
Amusement Park GrinPa
An amusement park surrounded by the natural beauty of Mt. Fuji. Attractions include ‘Picasso’s Egg’ (an athletic course which challenges both the body and the mind), ‘M78 Ultraman Park,’ ‘Silvanian Village,’ and ‘Toy Factory Kids Fuji Q.’ Great for children and adults!
|Address||2427 Suyamaaza- fujiwara, Susono City|
|Open||From 9:00 to 16:00 (varies with seasons)|
Fujiyama Snow Resort Yeti
Popular among skiers and snowboarders for easy access and regular nighttime hours. Includes a dedicated sled field for children to play in safety, as well as frequent events.
|Address||2428 Suyama-azafujiwara, Susono City|
|Open||Weekdays: From 9:00 to 22:00, Saturday and Sunday: From 8:00 to 22:00 All-night: From 15:30 to 8:00am in the next morning Open only from mid Oct. to early Apr. (winter season)|