Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by わたり鳥
published on 11 April 2017

The Shinto shrine of Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha, Mount Fuji. The site's most important shrine, it was first constructed in 806 CE, although by tradition, it was originally founded during the reign of Emperor Suinin (29 BCE - 70 CE) at another location at the foot of the mountain. The shrine's current building, with its unusual two storeys, dates to 1604 CE

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