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Sunrise at Mt. Fuji -- I grew up thinking it was an unwritten rule that Mt. Fuji had to be seen from by bedroom window.
Mt Fuji Japan’s Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Commonly called “Fuji-san,” it’s the country’s tallest peak, at 3,776 meters. A pilgrimage site for centuries, it’s considered one of Japan’s 3 sacred mountains, and summit hikes remain a popular activity. Its iconic profile is the subject of numerous works of art, notably Edo Period prints by Hokusai and Hiroshige. Elevation: 12,388′