Arakura Sengen Shrine includes the iconic Chureito Pagoda, which features in so many photographs with cherry blossom and Mt Fuji in the background. The Chureito Pagoda is a five sto Read more [...]
Chureito Pagoda appears in many iconic pictures featuring cherry blossom and Mt Fuji in the background. Chureito Pagoda is a five story pagoda with bright crimson features that contrast against the white of the cherry blossom and snow on Mt Fuji. Chureito Pagoda is built on a hilltop facing Mt Fuji near the city of Fujiyoshida.Chureito Pagoda offers an excellent views of Mt Fuji and is a popular place to take photographs.
Chureito Pagoda, formally known as Fujiyoshida Cenotaph Monument, is a peace monument, and part of the Arakura Sengen Shrine. Chureito Pagoda is located some distance from the main shrine buildings and within the Arakurayama Sengen Park.
Picture by Reginald Pentinio and used under Creative Commons 2.0.
Mt Fuji with Chureito Pagoda and Cherry Blossom.