Where Is Mt. Fuji Located?


Quick Answer

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.

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Where Is Mt. Fuji Located?
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Full Answer

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.

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