Mount Fuji 富士山（Mt. Fuji）
Mount Fuji is Japan's most iconic mountain, located in Shizuoka Prefecture. Its trails are closed from mid-September until early July.
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Do it for sunrise early in the season, prep for -4 degrees Celsius but do it, it's so worth it, hang around in the cantine if you're alone and need to find someone to make it less dangerous but there will be other people around so don't worry too much. Bring as much food as you can carry but also the cantine at 7th station is amazing. Go for curry rice if you want something Fuji-san themed to appear on your plate. I cannot recommend it enough.
Beautiful place, with great views, but it can get crowded, so go early to avoid the unnecessary crowds.
Make sure when you head to Mt. Fuji to go up a nearby mountain for one of the best views. Mt. Tenjo has one of the best views from the top. Do be careful as the line for the cable car is atleast 30 minutes of waiting at best.
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