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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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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.

There is a long-standing battle between Shizuoka and Yamanashi Prefectures as to which one is the true home to Mount Fuji. If you can, try to view the iconic mountain from both prefectures, since each offers its own unique perspective.

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