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3360-1 Arakura, Fujiyoshida 403-0011, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed spending some time here. The walk up to the pagoda, while not strenuous, gave us a nice little workout. The views from the top are fantastic and the pagoda provides a nice place to reflect upon the lives that were lost due...More

Thank Joelamountain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a hike up the long stairs leading to the viewing area for Mt. Fuji. Though it was an arduous journey for me who don't exercise much, but the reward was nonetheless breathtaking. Aimed to get there before noon, and still managed to catch a...More

Thank darreney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short hike up with incredible views of Mt. Fuji (we were lucky with a clear day!). Unfortunately a few days too early for the cherry blossoms. Also, not a bad place to get engaged at either :)

Thank Trisha N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Chureito Pagoda 2 times, and this place is always stunning me. Mt. Fuji and Pagoda are so incredible. If you strong enough, walk the stair. For me I take taxi ^^

Thank Panadda T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's almost a cliche - the picture of Fuji in the background, and the pagoda and cherry blossoms in the foreground. It's a short walk uphill, and the view is incredible (although I was super unlucky and fuji couldn't be seen due to clouds). But...More

Thank ankyfire
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

One of the most spectacular views of both the pagoda and Mt Fuji together at the top of 400steps. Definitely a must-do in Kawaguchiko

Thank paulinehhchan
Reviewed 24 July 2018

we use jr pass to shimo-yoshida station then walk along the road, it is easy to walk, there is clear sign, we walk for 15 minutes.. there is staircase or you can use road to go up

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Excellent spot to view cherry blossom. Need to walk around 10-15 min up the long staircase to reach Chureito Pagoda but it's totally worth it. You can view Mt Fuji clearly on a clear sky day.

Thank NoelleCheah
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This pagoda is THE pagoda which you will often see in photos (especially tourism guides) with Mt Fuji in the background. We went during summer therefore it's best to go early in the morning when there's less clouds if you're lucky. From what I gather,...More

Thank luluxlam
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great view to Mt Fuji, really a MUST DO. Free entrance. No tripods allowed. Lots of steps to get on to but worth it.

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Response from Henri F | Reviewed this property |
It is pretty much impossible to detemine the fog condition until the day of your visit. From my previous visit in the morning (around 9am) I had to wait around 1 hour up in the mountain for the fog to clear to get a decent... More
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