Where Is Mt. Fuji Located?

Where Is Mt. Fuji Located?

Where Is Mt. Fuji Located?

Mount Fuji is located in Japan, on Honshu Island. It is about 60 miles southwest of Tokyo, where it can be seen on a clear day. The active stratovolcano is the highest mountain in Japan, with a height of 12,389 feet.

Along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku, Mount Fuji is one of Japan's Three Holy Mountains. Mount Fuji is a cultural heritage site and Japan's single most popular tourist site. Over 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji each year. Its sunrise even has a special name ? "Goraiko." Since the seventh century, Mount Fuji has been a sacred site for Shintoists.