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More About the Popular Sightseeing Spot "Fuji Cemetery"

This video "Aerial Photography - One Thousand Cherry Trees(空撮 満開の千本桜)" created by "FUJISAN DRONE BASE" contains footage of the popular sightseeing spot "Fuji Cemetery" (富士霊園) taken via drone photography.

As you can see throughout the video, there is a main street which passes through the cemetery that is situated near Mt. Fuji.
1,000 Yoshino cherry trees (ソメイヨシノ) are planted along the roadside which, in spring, blossom to create magnificent scenery.

Throughout this three-and-a-half-minute long video, you can enjoy the spectacular view of the cherry trees in full bloom.
This spot has even been selected as one of the top 100 cherry blossom viewing spots in Japan!

The 1,000 Cherry Trees of Fuji Cemetery Are Beautiful!

Image of Fuji Cemetery with cherry blossoms in full bloom
Photo:Fuji Cemetery with cherry blossoms in full bloom

The 1,000 cherry trees of Fuji Cemetery are a famous cherry blossom viewing spot in the town of Oyama in Shizuoka prefecture (静岡県小山町), located in the Tokai region (東海地方) of Japan.
The Yoshino cherry trees in full bloom cover the main street creating a tunnel-like effect.
It's hard to put into words just how beautiful the view is!
You can take a look at this tunnel-like effect from 2:27 in the video.

As cherry blossom season comes to a close, the petals begin to fall in a blizzard-like fashion before eventually fluttering down to the ground in a beautiful performance.
There are many other flowers planted across the vast grounds of the cemetery which you can enjoy throughout the year as the seasons change.

There's a platform in Fuji Cemetery where you can get a great view of the 1,000 Yoshino cherry trees.
This is a great place to take amazing photos that you can share on Instagram!
At 1:04 in the video, there's a stunning shot of snow-covered Mt. Fuji with cherry blossom in the foreground.

Tips to Enjoy Cherry Blossom Viewing in the Area Surrounding Mt. Fuji

Image of Arakurayama Sengen Park
Photo:Arakurayama Sengen Park

The cherry tree most people think of when they hear the word "sakura" is the Yoshino cherry. However, there are other kinds such as the Yaezakura cherry (八重桜) that you can also enjoy in the area.
In the spring, people in Japan travel to famous parks, temples and shrines to enjoy cherry blossom viewing events.
As spring approaches, be sure to stay on top of the cherry blossom status in order to get the best view possible!

Summary of the 1,000 Cherry Trees of Fuji Cemetery

Image of Cherry Blossoms at Fuji Cemetery
Photo:Cherry Blossoms at Fuji Cemetery

During summer, many tourists travel to Shizuoka prefecture to climb Mt. Fuji, but there are many other sightseeing spots in the area for you to enjoy throughout the year.
The beginning of spring is the perfect time to enjoy the cherry blossoms at Fuji Cemetery!

There are several other famous cherry blossom viewing sites in the area with cherry trees such as the Yoshino cherry, Weeping cherry (枝垂れ桜), and Mountain cherry (山桜).
Why not head over to the Mt. Fuji area of Shizuoka prefecture this spring and take a tour of the various cherry blossom viewing spots?

◆Fuji Cemetery General Information◆
【Address】888ー2 Omika, Oyama, Sunto District, Shizuoka 410-1308
【Access】20 minutes by bus from JR Gotemba Line Suruga-Oyama station (JR御殿場線駿河小山駅)
【Admission Fee】Free
【Hours】9am - 4.30pm
【Closures】 Open year round
【Parking】Available (temporary parking area)
【Telephone】 0550-78-0311

【Tripadvisor】Fuji Cemetery

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Last Updated : Mar. 6, 2021
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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