#095: Mount Fuji (category: world heritage site)
Mount Fuji (Fuji-san in Japanese) is the highest mountain in Japan (elevation: 3,776 meters) . It is an independent, conical-shaped mountain and its beautiful appearance is known and loved worldwide.
The mountain is considered the symbol of Japan. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name "Fuji-san, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration" (selected in 2013). February 23rd is specified as "The Day of Mount Fuji" in this country.
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