Satta Toge Pass

A view of Mount Fuji unchanged in centuries

By Peter Sidell    - 1 min read

Between Okitsu and Yui stations on the outskirts of Shizuoka City, the Satta Toge pass is a trail up over a large hill overlooking the coast, made famous in an Ukiyo-e woodblock print by Hiroshige. It commands an impressive view of Mount Fuji from a number of vantage points along the walk, and on clear evenings you'll see plenty of amateur photographers training their cameras on the mountain as dusk settles over it.

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Peter Sidell

Peter Sidell @peter.sidell

I came to Japan from Manchester, England in summer 2003, and have travelled a lot since then, around Japan and in Asia. When I`m not working I write satire at www.iothern.blogspot.com and perform stand-up comedy in and around Tokyo. Check my youtube channel `CunningPunster` for a taste.