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Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine, A Shrine in the Forest of Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the icon of Japan and is very well known. However it is not just at the current moment in which Mount Fuji is seen as a monument of beauty. In the Shinto religion, the native religion of Japan, Mount Fuji was worshipped as a god. In this way people did not climb…

Explore the Ice and Wind Caves Created by Mount Fuji

Everyone is familiar with the beauty of Mount Fuji. We have all seen stunning pictures of its beauty, or been lucky enough to visit it in person. We often think of Mount Fuji as an icon, a beautiful symmetrical cone to view, or climb. The history of Mount Fuji and its creation is actually more…

3 Best Places to Visit On Your Way Back From Mt. Fuji

The most popular landmark you can find in Japan is Mt. Fuji, which is located in Chubu, an area in the center of Honshu, Japan’s main island. If you happen to finish your Mt. Fuji adventure, you should as well consider visiting these other places on your way back. Oshino Hakkai 日本の絶景、「懐かしい日本の原風景、忍野八海からの富士山」をまとめてみました。#zekkei #絶景 https://t.co/ToEWM5TuSY pic.twitter.com/YD2xfiUEzj…

Climbing Japan’s Tallest Mountain, Fuji: A Personal Experience

Almost everyone who visits or moves to Japan has Mt Fuji in his or her must see list. It can be just to see it up close or hike up the Mt Fuji. Those who do not have the strength or simply time to scale the 3,776-meter World Heritage site can take buses from Fujisan…

Fuji-Q Highland: these 5 Japanese roller coasters are not for the faint-hearted

Fuji-Q Highland is a theme park based at the foot of Mount Fuji. It boasts four of the craziest roller coasters in Japan, and in the world. Takabisha, Eejanaika, Dodonpa and Fujiyama are roller coasters for thrill-seekers and dare-devils, and they will definitely get your adrenaline pumping. 1. Takabisha Takabisha was opened in 2011 and…

The 8 Exhilarating Attractions of FUJI-Q Highland

If you ever visit Japan and you have a love for thrilling rides, you should definitely spend a day at Fuji-Q Highland. Fuji-Q Highland is at the foot of Mount Fuji and is one of Japan’s most popular theme parks. Fuji-Q Highland is the home of some Guinness World Record breaking roller coasters. yamanashi-kankou.jp/ 1.…

Near Mt Fuji! The Kawaguchiko Music Forest

The Mount Fuji and Mount Fuji lakes area have a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing. The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a small theme park and museum that is devoted to automatic musical instruments. History Hall In the History Hall, not only there are various musical automatons but there is also a large hall…

Mount Fuji up close!

We are all familiar with the beautiful photos of Mount Fuji from a distance, or even photos of the sunrise from Mount Fuji, however, you don’t often see pictures of the mountain itself. Being on Mount Fuji, whether you are hiking or have driven up, is spectacular. The rich variety of plants and climates on…

Japan for thrill seekers: Fuji-Q Highland

If Tokyo Disneyland or Universal Studios Japan is too tame and boring for your tastes, just 1.5h away from Tokyo is the cure for your thrill-seeking addiction: Fuji-Q Highland. Named after the mountain that sits in the backdrop of the theme park on a clear day, Fuji-Q is well known amongst adrenaline junkies for its…

Mt. Fuji through the eyes of a photographer

You can see in the photo above, the beauty of one of the tallest mountains in the world, Mt. Fuji. It is located on Honshu Island between Yamanashi Prefecture and Shizuoka Prefecture. The photo above was taken at Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture last May 29, 2015 during the Fuji Shibazakura Festival. Mt. Fuji Author’s photo…