Fujiyama Shrine has nothing to do with Mt. Fuji, everything to do with springtime beauty【Photos】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel


Famous for fuji, and with good reason.

When you hear the name “Fujiyama Shrine,” your first thought might be that it’s a shrine located on the slopes of Mt. Fuji. Yama, after all, means “mountain” in Japanese.

But in Japanese, Japan’s tallest mountain is actually called “Fujisan,” and Fujiyama Shrine is all the way on the opposite side of the country, in the town of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. But while Fujiyama Shrine isn’t anywhere near as famous as Fujisan, it’s still absolutely worth a visit, as these photos from Japanese Twitter user @ramumi8 show.

That’s because the

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