Cherry blossoms in Minobusan Kuno-ji Temple

Kuonji is the head temple of the Nichiren Sect of Buddhism in Yamanashi prefecture that was founded in 1274.

Sanmon gate in Minobusan Kuonji Temple
Sanmon gate(21m high and 42m wide).
It is one of the biggest Sanmon Gate in Japan.

400 years old Shidare-Zakura cherry blossoms in Minobusan Kauonji Temple
Over 400 years old Shidare-Zakura cherry blossoms.
You can take this beautiful picture in front of Soshido ( Founder’s Memorial Hall ).

Ropeway in Minobusan Kuonji Temple

Ropeway in Minobusan Kuonji Temple
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This ropeway brings you to the summit of Mt. Minobu where you can pay a visit to Okunoin Shishinkaku temple.
View from the window was also beautiful.
To see this scenery you should get on the left side of the ropeway.


Best time to see cherry blossoms

Between late March to early April

Admission fee


Opening Hours

5:00 to 17:00


Shinjuku Station Bus Terminal in Tokyo → Approx. 3 hour 30 min. by Express Bus -> Minobusan bus stop → 5 minutes walk



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