Kaizan-sai (Mt. Fuji Opening Festival)


A festival to pray for the safety of climbers

On the 1st of July, the "opening" of the mountain is declared before the great deity of Sengen at the Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine located at the starting point of Mt. Fuji Yoshida Trail during this historic and sacred event. Rituals are performed to pray for the safety of the climbers and overseers of the trail.

Address 〒403-0005 山梨県富士吉田市上吉田5558
Phone 0555-22-0221
Opening TimesJul. 1
TransportPublic transport: Take the bus from Fujisan Sta. on the Fujikyuko Line. Get off at Sengen Jinja-mae. It is then approx. one minute on foot.
Car: It is approx. five minutes from Kawaguchiko I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Car ParkApprox. 100 spaces

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