MIHO-NO-MATSUBARA PINE TREE GROVE (World Heritage)
A typical view of the paradise city, Shizuoka
Miho-no-matsubara pine tree grove represents “Sumpu” Shizuoka City and the Miho peninsula which forms the Port of Shimizu. It is also the place where the Hagoromo Legend took place.
Promenades through the grove
Miho-no-matsubara pine tree grove has become an important part of the World Heritage Mt Fuji (Fuji-san).
"Kami-no Michi" means "Gods' Path"
Of this path is said that the Gods walk along this road, through the 500m stand of pine trees. It continues on to the pine tree grove from the Miho-jinja Shrine.
Hagoromonomatsu pine tree
This is the sacred tree of the Miho-jinja Shrine, which seems to be waiting for the return of the celestial maiden of the legend.
The grove and the beach
The long beach in front of the grove
Miho-no-matsubara pine tree grove holds the legend of the descending celestial maiden, and when you are here it feels as if the legend could really be true.
Miho Masaki Cape Beach
The cape of Miho Peninsula, called "Masaki" is also the greatest location to see Mt Fuji floating on the sea.