Mount Fuji, Japan Tourist Attractions and Travel

Mount Fuji is Japan's tallest peak is a symbol of the Japanese nation, the Japanese people as the "sacred mountain."


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Mount Fuji also called, as Fujiyama is the most poplar and undisputedly the number one landmark of Japan. It is located on the Southern Honshu Island and is the highest mountain in Japan, rising to 12,388 feet (3,776 m) near the Pacific coast in Yamanashi and Shizuoka ken, 100 km west of Tokyo, with the apex broken by a cone-shaped crater 610 m (2000 ft) in diameter. Mount Fuji is relatively a young volcano and has attained its present shape about 5000 years ago and was a result of a series of volcanic activities by the Ashitakayama/Ko-Mitake (Small Mitake), Ko-Fuji (Old Fuji) and Shin-Fuji (New Fuji) volcanoes. The Ko-Mitake volcano is dormant since 100 thousand years ago. The Ko-Fuji volcano, which formed the base of the current, Mount Fuji was active between 100 thousand and 10 thousand years ago. Sydney


Shin-Fuji volcano which is responsible for the mountain's current shape started to erupt about 10 thousand years ago and erupted repeatedly for over 100 times during a period of about 10 thousand years. Mount Fuji Travel last erupted on November 24, 1707 and has been sleeping since then, but still the geologists regard it as an active volcano.

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Mount Fuji is a standard conical volcano.Cone beautiful snow covered peak of the year, they stand proud in the space between the sacred and serious, delicate and elegant upright.People often use "inversion Yushan" to describe its Extremely Wonderful gesture.Mt flat Peak, 2,900 meters above sea level, are covered by volcanic lava, volcanic jungle without springs, very bleak, the only one who walk around making of a winding mountain road.Following the 2000 meters above sea level, and people all over the dense jungle, a vast lake and the waterfall and Fei Xie.Sansiyue year, a precarious in full bloom, the hills of Mount Fuji, piles of cherry, beautiful scene in brilliant purples and reds.scatter a few Lane; summer, the mountains green, the peak number of snow melt, watching the sunrise from the top of the mountain is the best season; fall, a beautiful day.Hongye valley everywhere, have some lush amenities; winter, Japan Tourist Attractions. the frozen scene of the northern landscape.So picturesque Mt season, Japan tourism and attracted a large number of tourists come to visit."The people are not ignorant landed on Mount Fuji", which is to spread the word in Japan.For the Japanese, Mt like a sacred place, in their view, life, to climb the mountain at least once a year.Each July 1 to August 31, climbing Mount Fuji open season.Jin Shan visitors from the moment many of them women, Japan Tourist Attractions elderly and children.From the foot to the summit, nearly 100 days of hard climbing often requires.Along Now storms, now a bright and sunny day and 10 degrees the temperature margin and unpredictable situation,But climbers but never bored.Many boarded Peak before sunrise in order to meet the sun, standing on beam starry night march.People also like the mouth of the volcano along the outer ring, called "walk along the edge of a bowl."


'The Holy Mountain', is what Mount Fuji is called as and its name of Ainu origin implies "everlasting life." Thousands of pilgrims visit the mountain from all parts of Japan and there are a number of shrines and temples are on its slopes. The major attraction of the mountain is certainly the various views it provides that change along with seasons and even as the time flows during a day. During winter, it is a flawless volcanic cone with its snow-capped tops, so winters and early spring are the best seasons to to catch the best view of this picture-perfect mountain. Mount Fuji Attractions Five lakes surround the northern side of Mount Fuji, namely: Lake Motosuko, Lake Shojinko, Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Yamanako, and Lake Subarshiri, which are frequently visited by tourists. These lakes provide a good view of Mount Fuji alongside different water sports.


The official and the best climbing season of Mount Fuji is from 1st July to 31st August every year as the weather is very nice and pleasant. Conquering this sacred mountain by both young and old at their own caliber with a proper plan and equipments is a great achievement in itself. As we go above from the base of the mountain to its apex there are 10 posts in–between. Mount Fuji Tourism. You need not start your climb from the base itself as you can reach the 4th or the 5th post by road and from here it takes about 4-5 hours to reach the peak and about 2-3 hours to descend. Huts and lodges are situated all over the mountainside and are quite affordable and provide meals to the climbers and the tourists. But Camping is not allowed on the mountain. There are various routes on offer for climbing Mount Fuji, including: Fujinomiya trail, Gotenba trail, and Subashiri trail.


The easiest way to view Mount Fuji is from the train on a trip along the Tokaido Line between Tokyo and Osaka. If you take the shinkansen from Tokyo in direction of Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka, Mount Fuji Attractions the best view of Mount Fuji can be enjoyed from around Japan Tourist Attractions Shin-Fuji Station on the right hand side of the train, about 40 to 45 minutes after leaving Tokyo.


Note however, that clouds and poor visibility often block the view of Mount Fuji, and you have to consider yourself lucky if you get a clear view of the mountain. Visibility tends to be better during the colder seasons of the year than in summer, and in the early morning and late evening hours.


If you want to enjoy Mount Fuji at a more leisurely pace and from a nice Mount Fuji Tourism natural surrounding, you should head to the Fuji Five Lake (Fujigoko) region at the northern foot of the mountain, or to Hakone, a nearby hot spring resort.


Mount Fuji is officially open for climbing during July and August via several routes.


The splendor of Mount Fuji has been viewed by millions and has been praised and written about by numerous travel writers, Mount Fuji Travel poets and presented in different art forms by painters all over the world.

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