Yoshida no himatsuri

From summer through fall, there are a great variety of events held in the area around Mt. Fuji. One of Japan's big three unique festivals is the Yoshida Fire festival, it marks the end of the climbing season with a impressive sight.

DATE 2016.8.26 - 27

Around the time when the Yoshida Fire Festival ends, so does Mt. Fuji's summer and the area welcomes the changing colors of autumn leaves. For those who are left wanting more after seeing Mt. Fuji from afar, there is a climbing race from the foot of the mountain to the top that you can join in.