Lisa’s In and Around Tokyo: You think you know Japan? Then tell me who owns Mt. Fuji; Lisa Vogt; The Asahi Shimbun

Lisa Vogt’s uncle, bless his heart, he was probably just trying to make conversation, said to her, because she live…

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Russian climber killed by falling rock at Mount Fuji; Channel News Asia

A Russian national climbing Mount Fuji was killed by a falling rock near the summit of Japan’s highest peak, police and news reports said Monday.

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Preserving Fuji: Managing the hordes on Japan’s iconic mountain; Maiku Eiraku; NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

On July 10th, with the swish of a samurai sword, priests in Shizuoka Prefecture cut a rope to announce the start of climbing season for Mount Fuji. More than 200,000 people are expected to make the trek up Japan’s iconic mountain over the 10-week season. And local authorities are trying to figure out how to deal with all the congestion.

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Where to find the most epic views of Mount Fuji; Aryana Azari; Matador Network

It may be elusive, but it’s a view you’ll never forget.

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Here’s How You Can Conquer The Summit of Mount Fuji & Catch The Sunrise!; Alif Amsyar; TripZilla

Conquer the summit of Mount Fuji for real this time, instead of just looking at it in pictures!

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Mt. Fuji trails in Shizuoka open for this year’s climbing season; Kyodo News

The climbing season for Mt. Fuji got fully underway Tuesday with three trails in Shizuoka Prefecture opening to the public.

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How I Photographed the Double Diamond Fuji; Taku Kumabe; PetaPixel

Japan – Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration

As a spiritual symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji is one of only three sacred mountains of the country and its tallest at 3,776 meters. Its designation as a UNESCO…

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Mt. Fuji Tours; Viator

Japan – Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration

 

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shigeru ban-designed mt. fuji world heritage center opens in japan; Design Boom

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Kawaguchiko Herb Festival – Beautiful Blooms at the Base of Mount Fuji; Tyas Utami; Taiken Japan

Japan – Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration

While there is plenty of nature to discover in the Kawaguchiko area, Tyas Utami would like to introduce you to the Kawaguchi-ko Herb Festival, held here annually in June and July, during which you can enjoy panoramic views of Mount Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi, all while surrounded by blooming lavender and other herb flowers.

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