history and culture

history and culture

The oldest shrines in the Mount Fuji area is the Fuji Omuro Sengen shrine, however many more shrine are scattered throughout the town of the area.

Within Fujikawaguchiko Town is a facility for learning the history, culture, and wisdom of the Japanese people of long ago.

Kawaguchi Asama shrine were the Shinto god Konohanasakuyahime is enshrined was created in 865AD. Every year on the 25th of April, a children's dance called Chigonomai is offered to Konohanasakuyahime.

Many famous authors and artists have had their footprints set into this interesting monument in Fujikawaguchiko