Mount Fuji located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan. An active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707-08, Mount Fuji lies about 100kilometres south west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day.
The mountain has been selected as a “cultural” rather than a “natural” heritage site. As per UNESCO, Mount Fuji has “inspired artists and poets and been the object of pilgrimage for centuries”.
Tree Holy Mountains
Mount Fuji is one of Japan's "Tree Holy Mountains" along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku; it is a Special Place of Scenic Beauty, A Historic Site, and was added to the World Heritage List as a Cultural Site on June 22nd, 2013.