Welcome to Oyama-Town
Oyama-Town is home to tremendous views of Mt. Fuji, the highest peak in Japan and a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Oyama-Town is a place in which one can witness the beautiful scenery of Mt. Fuji throughout the four seasons. Many people visit Oyama-Town during the mountain climbing season. Both the town's crops, which are grown on the rich natural land with the aid of spring water, as well as the town's natural water are exquisite.
The summit, which soaks up the sunshine from the sun setting in the west, radiates a golden glow. Mt. Fuji at sunset is a mysterious figure, astounding anyone who lays their eyes upon it.
One of the major international circuit venues in Japan that is closest to the Tokyo metropolitan area. Fuji International Speedway introduces the latest racing courses and holds large-scale international competitions.
The Fuji Subashiriguchi Climbing Trail is one of the four Fuji climbing trails. The trail boasts forests, sand-like lava gravel areas, and rocky patches, making it a trail rich in nature and variation. Weather permitting, you may be able to see the sunrise here.
The Fuji Sengen Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the enshrined deity of Mt. Fuji “Konohanasakuya-hime no mikoto” (the mythical blossom-princess). The shrine is registered as part of the cultural assets that make up the Mt. Fuji World Heritage site.
A mountain located at 1,212 meters above sea level at the highest peak of the outer rim of the Hakone crater, here you can enjoy panoramic views from the top of the mountain, including a breath-taking view of Mt. Fuji.
Kofuji Peak is a volcano situated on the eastern foot of Mt. Fuji. The promenade to Kofuji, which begins from the front of Komitake Shrine, can be walked back and forth in an hour, and there are many rare plants, making it a great course to observe the surrounding nature.
A mountain climbing trail that connects Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine and the Subashiri Trail 5th Station. Many cyclists visit here as it offers roads with steep slopes.
Cultivated over 2 years with a wealth of spring water from Mt. Fuji, this masterful creation delights consumers. Wasabi produced in Oyama-Town is sold mainly to high-end traditional Japanese restaurants and sushi restaurants.
Oyama-Town produces traditional Japanese festival goods such as “Koinobori”, otherwise known as Japanese carp streamers. There are products that combine koinobori with unique Japanese items such as hand towels and furoshiki (a cloth used for wrapping).
It was named Chikai no Oka (meaning oath or pledge hill) because it is a place where Mt. Fuji, which stands directly opposite, is so magnificent that you’ll instinctively want to shout. In April and August, you can also enjoy “Diamond Fuji”, where the sun sets over the peak of Mt. Fuji.
Gaze at Mt. Fuji from afar from these terraced rice fields. You can also enjoy an inverted version of Mt. Fuji reflected in all its glory in the water of submerged rice paddies.