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Arakurayama Sengen Park

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly breathtaking! From starting point up to the park, it's truly breathtaking! Hard part is going up the stairs especially for the aged, but when you're up there, truly breathtaking! Have a seat, relax and enjoy the view, especially on a sunset. Just bring sweater...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank zeddph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the weather would largely affect your experience here. My partner went prior to sunset in the peak of Autumn meaning there was beautiful koyo everywhere- Oct 27th '18. We were lucky to have clear weather, we got some of the most stunning pictures...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sam_wise_0404
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Probably one of my favorite places in japan. It’s located 35/40 mins walk from Mt Fuji station where my hotel was, I went for watch the sunrise and walking was the only option as public transports are not running at that time. Highly recommended if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank filippo_cesarini
Reviewed October 16, 2018

To go the park, we took local train from Kawaguchiko station to Shimoyoshida station which cost 300 JPY. Then walk for 10 minutes. The park was quiet and the autumn leaves make it more instagrammable. There's free wifi on the location. Too bad we couldn't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rima P
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The great thing about this experience is that it makes you wonder if there's any point in actually climbing Mount Fuji. You can get the shrine experience to pay your respects, the cherry blossoms, the pagoda. What else do you need? If you have nice...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hywel E
Reviewed May 22, 2018

If you notice the scene here are just like in the advertisement they post for Mount Fuji. Stunning view every time we turned our head to view the Mount. Fuji. Need to hike a while to reach the shrine and the view point.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kiky101
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The park is build with a lot of paths, beautiful flowers. In spring keep in mind that in the mountains it is cooler, and the blooming starts later.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Julia M
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

The hike up to the pagoda takes about ten minutes, but it’s pretty steep, so pace yourself. You can continue the hike after the pagoda, but the panoramic view of Mount Fuji behind it is what draws people to the park. You are guaranteed a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank bahroze
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Beautiful Park to get a shot and view of Mt. Fuji, stunning view. Chureito Pagoda is in the same complex with the part.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mama2010
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Located in Fujiyoshida city, Yamanishi prefecture. The park offers splendid panoramic views of Mount Fuji. The park is famous for the cherry blossom or sakura blooms. It is also noted for the autumn foliage. The park is a small climb up the hill from the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Jessica M
June 14, 2018|
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The best way to look up public transporration schedules is through hyperdia. All stations have coin lockers so eaay peasy!!
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LizaNTrevor
Melbourne, Australia
Best train ticket to purchase each day (3 Replies)
Hi Whilst we're in Tokyo we're looking to visit a few places outside of Tokyo as well as use the Tokyo metro lines. We're looking to visit the following as separate day trips: - Studio Ghibli - Kawagoe - Kamakura and Yokohama - Arakurayama Sengen Park We'll need to use the metro each day to get about even when we are doing these day trips. We're based near Shinjuku. What type of train ticket would be best for each one from a value point of view? Is the Greater Tokyo Pass...More
November 08, 2018|
Response fromLizaNTrevor|
Thanks Dave148. Our last hotel stay before we leave tokyo for natira airport is near Daiba station. Can i return the suica or even pasmo cards in Daiba or narita? Thank you.
daphnecll
Singapore, Singapore
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I have about 4 hours traveling from Tokyo next week n want to witness the magnificent Mt Fuji as well as take in the beauty of the surroundings, should I head straight to Arakurayama Sengen park or Lake Kawaguchi? Thank you
December 14, 2017|
Response fromSurfingWild|
I say Lake Kawaguchi. It seems if you only have 4 hours then you'll hardly have time to get off the bus. However, if the weather is good you'll have great views of Mt. Fuji from quite far off.
logapluslogb
Singapore, Singapore
Fuji Shibazakua Festival day trip (0 Replies)
I am interested in visiting Fuji Shibazakua Festival and saw that there's a direct bus that head from Shinjuku to the venue. Based on the reviews on tripadvisor, it is said that the place is not that big and only last for about 2 hours. If I want to visit Arakurayama Sengen Park after that, is there a bus that heads from the festival venue to the park? Also, is there a bus from the park back to Shinjuku. Is it better of us to visit the Park first before heading to the festival side or...More
March 17, 2018|