On July 1, I climbed “Ikebukuro-Fuji-duka” at Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine (Toshima-ku, Tokyo)

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July 1st is “Mountain opening of Mt. Fuji to climbers”.
I climbed to “Ikebukuro Fuji-duka” that We can only climb that day.




1.About “Fuji-duka(Miniature Fuji)”

2.First, let’s visit Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine

3.You climb to “Ikebukuro Fuji-duka”

4.Morning Glory Market

5.Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka) in Tokyo


1.About “Fuji-duka(Miniature Fuji)”

“kebukuro-Fuji-duka” in Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine is one of “Fuji-duka(Miniature Fuji)”.

“Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka)” was made artificially by imitating “Fuji” in the Edo period by “Fuji-kou” which is an organization of “Fuji Faith”.
For those who can not really climb Mt. Fuji for various reasons, “Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka)” was made.
If you climb “Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka)”, you get the same benefit as climbing Mt. Fuji!

2.First, let’s visit Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine

First, let's visit Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine
First of all, let’s visit Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine where “Ikebukuro Fuji-duka” is located.
Let ‘s go through “Chinowa(茅の輪)” and let down half a year of filthiness.

The line on the left is those who are waiting to climb to “Ikebukuro Fuji-duka”.
You can climb only one day a year.
It gets crowded.

3.You climb to “Ikebukuro Fuji-duka”

I climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
Ikebukuro Fuji-duka was built in 1912 (Meiji 45) by Fuji-kou “Ikebukuro moon thirty-seven night kou”.
There are many Fuji-duka that were built in the Edo period.
Ikebukuro Fuji-duka is rare.

I climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
The statues of a monkey like a lion dog are cute.

I climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
You will climb the mountain climbing road.

You climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
There is a shrine at the top.
Let’s make a prayer.

You climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
View from the top.

You climb to "Ikebukuro Fuji-duka"
The statue engraved on the stone monument was superb.

4.Morning Glory Market

Morning Glory Market
“Morning Glory Market” by volunteers of UJIKO(氏子) was held.
Not only morning glory, but snacks such as shaved ice and popcorn were sold.
Let’s enjoy “early summer festival”.

▼Ikebukuro Hikawa Shrine
http://www015.upp.so-net.ne.jp/ikebukurohikawa/index.html

5.Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka) in Tokyo

▼ We gathered the Fuji-duka visited by me.
Mr. Fuji in (not from) Tokyo,You can climb Miniature Fuji(fuji-duka)

▼MAP

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