Mt Minobu

Travel Information

Mt Minobu (身延山) is the sacred mountain of Nichiren Buddhism. It is 1,153m tall mountain located in Yamanashi. It has a great view of Mt Fuji. Priest Nichiren spent his last years at this mountain. There is a upper temple of Kuonji temple on the top of Mt Minobu. There is a ropeway to access to the top.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restroom.
Admission: 1290 yen for Adult for round trip. 640 yen for kids for round trip.
Time: 8:40 to 16:00 (Mar. 16 to Nov. 15), 9:00 to 15:40 other.

0. at Kofu Station or Fuji Station.
1. use JR Minobu Line to Minobu.
2. walk (30 min.)
There is shuttle bus from Shijuku Station.


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Detailed Travel Guide

Mt Minobu

Mt Minobu is 1,153m tall mountain located in Minobu, Yamanashi. There is Kuonji Temple, the head of Nichiren Buddhism. On the top of Mt Minobu, there is upper temple of Kuonji.

In the middle of March and beginning of October, the sun rises up from the top of Mt Fuji. This is called Diamond Fuji.