- Tallest mountain in Japan
- Peak reaches a height of 12,388 feet (3,776 m)
- Considered one of the “Three Holy Mountains”
Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan with the peak reaching an elevation of 12, 388 feet (3,776 m). The mountain is located on the west of Tokyo near the boundary of Shizuoka and Yamanashi. Mount Fuji can be seen from Tokyo on clear days.
Mount Fuji is most known for the symmetrical cone shape that is often snow covered creating a spectacular scene across Lake Kawaguchi. Mount Fuji is actually surrounded by five lakes that include: Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Yamanaka, Lake Sai, Lake Motosu and Lake Shoji. The mountain is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.
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More will follow on Mount Fuji as it is declared an official or notable wonder of Asia.