Fujinomiya, City in Japan
General Information about Fujinomiya
Fujinomiya (Fujinomiya) is a city within Shizuoka prefecture in the Chūbu region. Sister city of Fujinomiya is Santa Monica in the USA.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Fujinomiya by local rail services in 6 stations.
Famous persons connected with Fujinomiya are Kunitoshi Sano (born 1936), Azusa Watanabe (born 1969) and Ryoko Sano (born 1968).
Travel tips for Fujinomiya
Top Fujinomiya destinations for your sightseeing are the Mt. Fuji main shrine "Sengen big shrine" (富士山本宮浅間大社) throughout the year, the White-string waterfall (白糸の滝) throughout the year and the Lake Tanuki (田貫湖) throughout the year.
The Fujinomiya festival (富士宮まつり), another great attraction. Another experience is the Horseback archery festival (流鏑馬まつり).
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Fujinomiya tourism particularly attractive. The Mt. Fuji main shrine "Sengen big shrine" (富士山本宮浅間大社) is listed as world heritage.
If you want to take a hot bath in Fujinomiya, the spa New Inako-river Onsen "u-trio" (新稲子川温泉ユー・トリオ) brings you relaxation and is also good for Neuralgia. The address: Kami-Inako 1219 (上稲子1219). Another hot spring here is Asagiri Onsen "Kaze-no-Yu" (あさぎり温泉 風の湯), which helps amongst other things in Hypertension. Go to Kami-Ide 3470-1 (上井出3470-1) for this.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Fujinomiya? Fujinomiya Yakisoba (fried noodles) (富士宮やきそば) is recommended by locals.Kokozurayo (ここずらよ) in Miya-cho 1-1 (宮町1-1) is popular.
Do you already own a souvenir from Fujinomiya? You could buy for example Fujinomiya Yakisoba (fried noodles), available in Kokozurayo.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 03/01 to 03/10 and is the most beautiful in Kami-Inako (上稲子). Discover the cherry blossom in Fujinomiya from 04/01 to 04/10, best in the Mt. Fuji main shrine "Sengen big shrine" (富士山本宮浅間大社). The maple trees changing colour in Fujinomiya is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Lake Tanuki (田貫湖), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/11 and the foliage lasts until 11/20.