Protecting Mount Fuji: Thoughtless Climbers Lead to Talk of Tax, Mountain Manners Lectures; Maki Tanaka; JAPAN Forward
The nation’s most treasured mountain sees hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Some spoil its beauty for all by ignoring guidelines, climbing unprepared, leaving trash.
Mt. Fuji in Japan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Standing at 3,776 meters (about 12,388 feet) above sea level, it’s also famous for being the tallest mountain in Japan. These are facts that many people would already be familiar with, but there are some lesser-known trivia about Mt. Fuji that can be quite interesting as well. For example, what is Red Fuji and why is it considered an auspicious sight? Is there really an unidentified mysterious animal called Mossie lurking in the nearby Lake Motosu? Join Yu Sato on this intriguing journey through a few factoids related to Mt. Fuji and let your curiosity be tickled!
Spend an unforgettable day trip from Tokyo with this Mt. Fuji tour! Choose your pick from stops like Lake Kawaguchi, 5th Station and more!
It may be elusive, but it’s a view you’ll never forget.
Conquer the summit of Mount Fuji for real this time, instead of just looking at it in pictures!
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 world heritage site further exemplifies its importance to not only the people of Japan but to the world as well.
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