Located at the foot of Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and Tanzawa-Oyama Quasi-National Park, Minami-Ashigara is a city famous not only for its rich history, but also its mandarin oranges and Japanese tea cultivation. Come experience history and enjoy the beautiful outdoors in wonderful Minami-Ashigara!
Saijoji Temple, built in 1394, is true power spot of Minami-Ashigara and is popular for its beauty and the 500-year old cedar trees that line the approach to the complex. The temple is also known as Tengu Temple, which references a type of supernatural creature in Japanese folklore.
Outdoor enthusiasts also won’t want to miss the area's beautiful nature spots, such as Mt. Yagura and Sunset Falls.