【 CONTENTS 】
- The museum where you can view beautiful Mt. Fuji.
- What is Fujiko?
- Get a sense of Fuji Yoshida tradition
- An audio guide for foreign tourists!
- You will feel more close with Mt. Fuji.
The museum where you can view beautiful Mt. Fuji.
The city of Fuji Yoshida is well known for Mt. Fuji, one of the best mountains in the world. You can see Mt. Fuji in perfect symmetry from Fuji Yoshida and can also learn everything about it at the Fujisan Museum.
You can learn about the reason why people are attracted to Mt. Fuji, the reason why it became an object of worship, and information on worshipping Mt. Fuji. Projection mapping creates a 1/2000 scale visual of Mt. Fuji and is a must see. You can enjoy the beauty of the four seasons, look back to the history of Mt. Fuji, and watch an informational animation about God. There are also exhibitions for the history and industry of Fuji Yoshida, so you can get a deeper insight into the city itself.
What is Fujiko?
Mt. Fuji has long been worshipped as a sacred mountain. You can see the costumes and tools that Fujiko (devoted Fuji confraternities) used when they climbed Mt. Fuji.
Get a sense of Fuji Yoshida tradition
You can learn about the festivals and industries of the city. The two Mikoshi and Taimatsu used in Yoshida’s Fire Festival are exhibited. Fuji Yoshida produces the highest class of textiles.
An audio guide for foreign tourists!
The number of visitors from overseas has increased since Mt. Fuji was designated as a UNESCO heritage site. There are audio guides in both Japanese and English.
You will feel more close with Mt. Fuji.
After watching the exhibition at the Fujisan Museum, you’ll feel closer to and more familiar with Mt. Fuji. It’s nice to just view Mt. Fuji, but its also nice to know about it, more in depth.
2288-1 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture