All about The Majestic Mount Fuji In Japan

All about The Majestic Mount Fuji In Japan

One of the main attractions of Japan is the Mount Fuji. Truth be told, half of the tourist population visit Japan only to witness the sight of this majestic beauty. In case, you are planning to visit it too, learn some facts about the Mount Fuji.

Facts about Mount Fuji

Brush your knowledge about Mount Fuji with these facts:

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  • Did you know that Mount Fuji has three separate volcanoes, layered one on top of the other? The bottom layer is called the Komitake volcano the second layer is the Kofuji volcano and then comes the Fuji volcano which is the youngest of the lot.
  • The Mount Fuji climbing season begins from 1st July and lasts up to 27th August which means the climbing season lasts only up to 2 months.
  • The last time Mount Fuji erupted was in 1707 in the month of December and continued until the arrival of the first day of the New Year, 1708.
  • The first person to conquer the ranges of Mount Fuji was a monk in 663. The monk is known as an anonymous monk because his identity is not known to anyone.
  • You will get a large number of hotels near the Mount Fuji area, the price of which may vary from a small fee to a really huge amount.
  • One of the interesting things about Mount Fuji is that the volcano has a symmetrical shape which is rare for a mountain, particularly for a volcanic one. The symmetrical shape of the volcano is also a well-known symbol of Japan.
  • There are around five lakes that surround the mountain. They are Lake Motosuko, Lake Saiko, Lake Shojiko, Lake Yamanakako and Lake Kawaguchiko.

Learn about the Japan Mount Fuji tour and Japanese Festival tour and plan your next trip to Japan to witness the beautiful ranges of Mount Fuji.

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