World Heritage Guide

Shizuoka Prefecture Registered Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site Guide
Between fiscal year 2012 and 2015, Shizuoka Prefecture held seven training courses aimed at training Shizuoka Prefecture Registered Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site Guides who have a deep appreciation and understanding of Mt. Fuji’s tremendous universal value as a World Heritage Site, as well as an understanding of how to properly conserve and maintain it, and who would be able to take visitors on guided tours of the area. To date, there are 247 registered guides providing tours of all the component parts within the Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site.

Guide Activities for Component Parts
Fujinomiya City-trained World Heritage Guides, local guide groups and other trained guides work together to communicate the history and significance of each component part within the Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site.

Town/City

Component Parts

Method

Point of Contact

Fujinomiya City

Yamamiya Sengen-jinja Shrine

Hitoana Fuji-ko Iseki

Murayama Sengen-jinja Shrine

On-site

Saturday and Sunday only

Fujinomiya City, Mt. Fuji World Heritage Site Section

Fujisan Hongū Sengen Taisha Shrine

Shiraito Falls

On-site and

by application

Susono City

Suyama Sengen-jinja Shrine

Suyama Ascending Route

By application

Susono City Tourist Association

Gotemba City

Gotemba Ascending Route

By application

Gotemba City Tourist Association

Oyama Town

Fuji Sengen-jinja Shrine

Subashiri Ascending Route

By application

Oyama Town Commerce and Tourism Section

Shizuoka City

Mihonomatsubara pine tree grove

On-site

Saturday and Sunday only

Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre, Shizuoka

On-site: A guide is on-site at the component part to guide any visitors that arrive.
By application: A guide is dispatched to the site after an application is submitted.

Guide Interpreters and Language Volunteers
In addition to English and Chinese, guides are available who can speak Korean, Spanish and Thai. For more information, please get in touch with the point of contact listed in the table above (guides’ knowledge does not extend to all the component parts).


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