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Visiting Mount Fuji

Registered World Heritage Site and beautiful mountain


The Mount Fuji trails officially open from July 1st (Yoshida Trail) and July 10th (others) and remain open until September 10th. Check the latest climbing status.

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Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and is 3776m above sea level. Mt.Fuji is also known as a World Heritage Site. More than 200,000 people climb to the top of Mt.Fuji every year, over 30% coming from overseas. Mt.Fuji is a mountain where people around the world gather and can be friendly.

Ten of millions of years ago, when the archipelago of Japan was separated from continent, Fossa Magna was formed. After that, Mikasa Sanchi was formed. Hundred of thousands of years ago, Komitake was formed by volcanic eruption. Tens of thousands of years ago Kofuji volcano eruption covered the Komitake volcano. Over 10,000 years ago, Shinfuji volcano was active for a long time, and erupted several times to create modern day Mt. Fuji. The most recent record of eruption is that of Hoei Zan in 1707.

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Victoria Vlisides 8 years ago
Thanks for the historical background and photos.

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