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Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine

1 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture 401-0304, Japan
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Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

You simply must do this one during sakura season if you're staying by Kawaguchiko. Choose a clear day, early in the morning to make it worth your while. As a previous reviewer had advised, the nearest station is Shimoyoshida, which has a carpark if you drive. Make sure to pay the station master for an all-day 300yen ticket to display... More

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We went there and the site of Sengen Shrine do not correspond to the one in picture. However it is a nice temple and if you climb up a bit you will have great view from the camping above.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

From Kawaguchiko station, take a train to Shimoyoshida Station (about 15 mins). Then you can walk to the Arakura Sengen Shrine which take around 10-15 mins. The most painful part is you have to walk up the 400 steps to the pagoda. I recommend to go there early morning so you can see Mt. Fuji clearly. I saw many elderly... More

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