Spring in Arakurayama Sengen Park

Arakurayama Sengen Park

Mount Fuji and Cherry Blossoms: A Beautiful Combination

Mount Fuji and Cherry Blossoms

Arakurayama Sengen Park is located in Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

Opened in 1959, Arakurayama Sengen Park is a natural wonder. It showcases the grand scenery of Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Known for over 650 cherry trees and a red five-storied pagoda. It’s a popular spot for cherry blossom viewing for both local and international visitors.

For Nature Lovers and Photographers

Awtumn  Arakurayama Sengen Park
summer Arakurayama Sengen Park

Arakurayama Sengen Park is especially recommended for travelers seeking natural beauty and photographers looking for a once-in-a-lifetime shot.

Arakurayama Sengen Park is a unique place where natural beauty and cultural background blend together, leaving a lasting impression on everyone who visits.

Park Highlights and Activities

Sakuya Hime stairs

From the observation deck, reached by climbing 398 steps, you can enjoy stunning views of Fujiyoshida City and the magnificent Mount Fuji. The park is also a perfect spot for nature lovers with its hiking trails.

Best Time to Visit:

 Arakurayama Sengen Park in spring
  • Cherry blossoms are best seen from early to mid-April each year.
  • The best time to see autumn leaves is from late October to mid-November.

Operating Hours and Admission:

  • The park is open all day.
  • Admission is free.


  • The parking is free and can accommodate 96 vehicles.

Hiking Trail:

  • There’s a hiking trail from Arakurayama Sengen Park to the summit of Mount Arakura. It’s about 2.49 miles (4.0 km) long and takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • The trail starts with the “Sakuya Hime stairs,” which have 398 steps.

Nearby Tourist Spots:

Fuji-Q Highland
Fuji-Q Highland

Distance and Walking Time
about 1.6 miles , a 32-minute walk
An amusement park in Fujiyoshida City’s Shin-nishihara area.

Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine
Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Shrine

Distance and Walking Time
about 2.1 miles
A shrine in Fujiyoshida City’s Kamiyoshida area

We hope you enjoyed this journey through Arakurayama Sengen Park, a place where the splendor of Mount Fuji and the allure of cherry blossoms create a breathtaking panorama.

Did the magic of this unique destination, with its stunning views and cultural richness, captivate you as much as it does countless visitors each year?

We’d love to hear your thoughts and experiences. If this glimpse into Arakurayama Sengen Park has inspired you, please feel free to share this article with friends and family who might also appreciate its beauty.

References…Guide for Yamanashi

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