National Treasure Kuno-zan Toshogu Shrine and Mt. Fuji viewing from Nihondaira plateau4.0
Kuno-zan Toshogu Shrine is the first TOSHOGU shrine out of more than 100 TOSHOGU shrines. This is the site where the first Edo feudal government SHOGUN Ieyasu was buried and enshrined as deity for the peace of all over Japan. On top of the Kuno mountain, the mausoleum of Ieyasu is placed as a symbol of this shirine.
In front of the entrance of the shrine, there is a museum of the shrine. You can see the swords or armors Ieyasu actually used and a golden clock presented by the Spanish King as a gratitude from Spain to Japan in the 17 century.
To the top of Kuno mountain, 'Rope Way', which is sky-way gondla lift service available from Nihondaira plateau. For just 10 minutes, you can arrive the entrance of Toshogu shrine.
When coming back to Nihondara plateau from Toshogu shrine by 'Cable Car', go to the newly built observation terrace and enjoy fantastic view of Mt. Fuji there. This terrace is said to be one of the best places to take the most beutiful photos with green mountains, blue oceans together.
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