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Gokoku-jinja Shrine

Gokoku-jinja Shrine[Gokokujinja]
A shrine for the memorial service for the war dead. It is also the starting point for the hydrangea hiking trail. There is also a toilet and an observatory, and it is a hidden spot overlooking Lake Kawaguchi. In the precincts, there is also a monument of "Autumn Sunny and Fuji Akira ni Mizukyou" by Sazanami Iwaya, a literary writer from the Meiji era to the Showa era.
The shrine is the entrance to the hydrangea hiking course

Access

From Kawaguchiko Station, walk toward the shore of Lake Kawaguchi for about 3 minutes, and when you reach Route 137, turn right and immediately turn left. After walking for about 3 minutes, there is a fork on the left, so turn left, and after climbing the slope for about 5 minutes, you will find it on your right.

Bus route

  • Kawaguchiko Tour Bus: Kawaguchiko Station, Pleasure Boat / Ropeway Entrance
  • Saiko Tour Bus: Kawaguchiko Station
  • Gotemba-Kawaguchiko Station: Kawaguchiko Station
  • Shin-Fuji Station-Mt. Fuji Station: Kawaguchiko Station
  • Shimobe Onsenkyo-Mt. Fuji Station: Kawaguchiko Station
  • Kofu Station-Mt. Fuji Station: Kawaguchiko Station, Kawaguchiko Shopping Street, Miharashi-mae, Pleasure Boat Platform
  • Saiko Minshuku-Mt. Fuji Station: Kawaguchiko Station, Kawaguchiko Shopping Street
  • Ashikawa Agricultural Products Direct Sales Office-Mt. Fuji Station: Kawaguchiko Station, Kawaguchiko Shopping Street, Miharashi-mae, Pleasure Boat Platform
  • Mitsutoge, Tengachaya Hiking Bus: Kawaguchiko Station
  • Mt. Fuji Climbing Bus: Kawaguchiko Station

Genre of tourist facilities / activities

Facility information
Pets allowed: Not allowed

Other

Remark 1

Public toilet (closed from December to March), with observatory

Remark 2

The 158 pillars of the spirits who have been martyred for the country are the deities.
 In Meiji 39/5, a monument to the loyalty written by Iwao Oyama was erected as a memorial service for seven people from Funatsu Village who died in the Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War. Furthermore, the main shrine was built in Showa 7/24, and the war dead of the Sino-Japanese War and World War II were enshrined.
 In the precincts, there is also a monument of "Autumn Sunny and Fuji Akira ni Mizukyou" by Sazanami Iwaya, a literary writer from the Meiji era to the Showa era. The hydrangeas around the shrine are in full bloom in July. It is also the starting point for climbing Mt. Tenjo, which overlooks Lake Kawaguchi. (Source: Fujikawaguchiko Furusato Guide Association Homepage)

Remark 3

Toilet: Septic tank 16 people, small 2, large Japanese style 1
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