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Visiting a Shinto shrines and a sake brewery

  • When available:
    Throughout the year. New sake can be tasted from December to February.
  • Time:about2 hours
  • Meeting point:JR shinfuji station or local train Fujinomiya station.
  • Fees:variable, depending on the number of people . Please ask for details.

Fujinomiya Hongu Sengentaisha has been the head shrine for more than 1,300 Sengen shrines throughout Japan. It was founded around 806 years ago. At that time Mt. Fuji has been very active and this shrine was founded to calm Mt. Fuji.

After visiting this shrine, 10-minute walk will take you to Takasago sake brewery. It was founded about 180 years ago. The name "Takasago" comes from Noh performance which is played on happy occasions. They use the water coming from Mt. Fuji. The snow at the top of Mt. Fuji melts and is then filtered by the mountain. This water helps to make mild and delicious sake.

Sake [Ginjyo,Takasago]
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A photo lesson and tasting soba

  • When available:throughout the year
  • Time:about2 hours
  • Meeting point:JR shinfuji station or local train Fujinomiya station.
  • Fees:variable, depending on the number of people. Please ask for details.

A photo studio called Maple house is located at the foot of Mt. Fuji in Asagiri Highland. From their beautiful big garden, we have a great view of Mt. Fuji.

Mr. Seishi Nagatsuka, a world-leading photographer, can give photo lessons to professionals and also beginners. Even beginners can see a change on their photos after taking only one lesson. You can make your self-made memories of Japan.

Before or after the photo lesson, you can enjoy soba. A great soba restaurant is located nearby. Soba is made from buckwheat and flour.If you have allergy, some other local delicacy can be prepared.

buckwheat noodles [soba]

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User Voices

[12/22/2009]

Yumi was kind enough to organise a tour around Fujinomiya for us. It was really fun. Firstly, we went to a Sake brewery where we saw how sake is made and got to taste test three different kinds of sake. Even though it was only around 11:30 in the morning and I thought it was... click for details

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