Ashigara Pass (Ashigara Joshi Park, Shinra Saburo Yoshimitsu Suisho-no-ishi )
Shinra Saburo(Minamoto no Yoshimitsu) traveled Ashikaga Pass to support his older brother Minamoto no Yoshie. Yoshimitsu instructed Toyohara no Tokiaki a special tune with "sho"(Japanese tradidtional wooden flute) because he had a feeling that he was going to die.
"Ashigara Pass Flute Festival" is held annually on second Sunday of September at Ashigara Pass.
Address : Yagurasawa, Minamiashigara City, Kanagawa
Access : From Daiyuzan Station, take Hakone Tozan Bus (25mins) and get off at Jizo-do stop. Then change the bus(run only Apr.-May. & Oct.-Nov.) and get off at Ashigara Manyo Park stop. About 10 mins on foot.
By Car : about 45 mins from Oi-Matsuda IC on Tomei Expressway
Airport/Sta.Ashigara St. (about 3.2km) Google Transit
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5.06 months ago
5.0a year ago
It’s Ashigara pass. 756m above sea level.
5.02 years ago
Great place with unbeatable views of Fuji and the surrounding plains.
5.0a month ago
A pass that is just right for running with two types of mopeds
It's a narrow road, so you can't carry it with a car or a big motorcycle.
The view of Mt. Fuji is the best in the morning when the weather is nice
4.0a week ago