Fujiyoshida's location in Yamanashi, Japan. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of the island of For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics.
|Area||121. In Political geography and International politics, a country is a Political division of a geographical entity For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. The Regions of Japan are not official administrative units but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts The prefectures of Japan are the country's 47 sub-national Jurisdictions one "metropolis" (都 to) Tokyo; one " circuit WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of the island of Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 83 km² (47. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 04 sq mi)|
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|Fujiyoshida Government Office|
1842 Shimoyoshida, Fujiyoshida-shi, Yamanashi-ken
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Fujiyoshida (富士吉田市 Fujiyoshida-shi?) is a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of Honshū. |||} A is a local administrative unit in Japan. Cities are ranked on the same level as and, with the difference that they are not a component of. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of the island of For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. or Honshu is the largest Island of Japan. The nation's main island, it is south of Hokkaidō across the Tsugaru Strait, north of
It is considered a high-elevation city in Japan, at 2,140 to 2,800 feet above sea level. The city is also located between two of the five Fuji Lakes. Fuji Five Lakes (富士五湖 fujigoko is the name of the area located at the base of Mount Fuji in the Yamanashi prefecture of Japan
Fujiyoshida was founded on March 20, 1951. Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January The city rests at the base of majestic Mount Fuji, and is built upon old lava flows. is the highest Mountain in Japan at.An Active volcano that last erupted in 1707–08 it straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and
For several centuries, artisans around the Fujiyoshida area have produced high quality textiles, and now the city is the center of commerce and high technology in southern Yamanashi Prefecture. A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial Fibres often referred to as thread or Yarn.
Fujiyoshida is the largest city on the North Slope of Mount Fuji and features access to historical sites, amusement parks, hot springs, access to hiking and camping in the Fuji Five Lakes system, and is the traditional Northern gateway to climbing Mount Fuji.
Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja (北口本宮浅間神社)- A Shinto shrine dedicated to Mount Fuji, Fuji Sengen Jinja is the historical starting point for pilgrims climbing the mountain. The main structure was originally built in 788 and underwent reconstruction in the 17th century. Additional buildings include a shrine dedicated to Takeda Shingen (1521-1573) , and a red torii gate at the entrance. This gate is taken down and rebuilt every "Fuji Year" (60 years).
Opening and closing ceremonies for the annual Fujiyoshida Himatsuri, or Fire Festival, on August 26th and 27th of every year. The Fire Festival is an annual Professional wrestling round-robin tournament held by Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX to determine the top wrestler in The Fire Festival is labeled one of Japan's three most unique[sic] festivals. Sic is a Latin word meaning "thus" "so" "as such" or "just as that"
A ceremony on June 30/July 1 marks the opening of the Mount Fuji climbing season.
In August, the shrine plays host to a performance of traditional Noh theater. or is a major form of classic Japanese musical Drama that has been performed since the 14th century In the autumn, sacred deer, which live on the shrine grounds, receive a ritualistic shearing of their antlers. This ceremony is performed by a Shinto priest.
A display of items from Fujiyoshida's past including household items, farm implements, clothing and samples of the cities' famous textiles. Also features recreated Edo period households.
Fuji-Q Highland- An amusement park with a variety of attractions suitable for adults and children. Fuji-Q Highland (富士急ハイランド is an Amusement park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. Home to the one of the world's fastest rollercoasters. is a Roller coaster at Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida Yamanashi Japan.
Mt. Fuji Visitors Center- Features interactive displays, videos, books and guides about Mount Fuji.
Mt. Fuji Radar Dome Museum A tribute to the meteorologists who built a radar research facility at the summit of Mt. Fuji. Features a room which simulates the conditions at the summit of the mountain.
Chureito Peace Pagoda- Built on a hilltop facing Mt. Fuji, Chureito offers an excellent view of the mountain and is a popular place to take photographs.
Sister Cities of Fujiyoshida include Colorado Springs, Colorado and the city of Chamonix-Mont Blanc, France. The City of Colorado Springs is a Home Rule Municipality that is the County seat and most populous city of El Paso County, Colorado, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc or more commonly Chamonix (ʃamɔni in French is a Town and commune in eastern France, in the Haute-Savoie All three cities are related by famous mountains: Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Mont Blanc in Chamonix, and Mount Fuji in Fujiyoshida. Pikes Peak (originally Pike's Peak, see below) is a Mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, west of Colorado Springs Mont Blanc Massif The Mont Blanc ( French for white mountain) or Monte Bianco ( Italian 'White Mountain' also is the highest Mountain in Japan at.An Active volcano that last erupted in 1707–08 it straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and
Fujiyoshida and Colorado Springs entered into a sister city relationship in 1962. Year 1962 ( MCMLXII) was a Common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Fujiyoshida presented a torii gate to Colorado Springs to commemorate the friendship between the two cities, which was erected in downtown Colorado Springs, and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Reciprocal mayoral visits occurred in 2002 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the sister cities.
Every August, the City of Fujiyoshida sends sixteen students from local junior high schools and two chaperones to Colorado Springs for ten days. Chaperones are chosen among employees of Fujiyoshida City Hall and teachers. Group activities include tours to the top of Pikes Peak, the Garden of the Gods City Park, and the Garden of the Gods Trading Post. Pikes Peak (originally Pike's Peak, see below) is a Mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, west of Colorado Springs For the Garden of the Gods in Southern Illinois, see Shawnee National Forest.
Fujiyoshida became sister cities with the city of Chamonix-Mont Blanc, France in 1978. Since then, the two cities have enjoyed numerous exchange activities including the Double Summit Challenge in 2005, an event where citizens of the two sister cities climbed the summits of their respective mountain peaks: Mt. Fuji and Mont Blanc. is the highest Mountain in Japan at.An Active volcano that last erupted in 1707–08 it straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and Mont Blanc Massif The Mont Blanc ( French for white mountain) or Monte Bianco ( Italian 'White Mountain' also
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