Arahata Fuji was built in the 1880s by the local population at a time when visiting and climbing the actual Mount Fuji was out of the reach of most Japanese.
File:Mt Fuji From Arahata Tokorozawa. jpg|Mt Fuji From Arahata Fuji (with optical zoom) File:TokyoSkylineFromAfar. +morejpg|Tokyo Skyline from Arahata Fuji File:ArahataFujiShrinePark. jpg|Park at base File:ArahataFujiShrineSeibuenView. jpg|View of Seibuen Amusement Park from the summit File:ArahataFujiShrineTokorozawaView. jpg|View of Downtown Tokorozawa from the summit File:ArahataFujiShrineSummit. jpg|Meiji Period small shrine at the summit File:ArahataFujiShrineSign. jpg|Shrine story (in Japanese) File:ArahataFujiShrineToriiGate. jpg|View of the Torii Gate from the summit.