#305: Sanuki Fuji (Mount Iino) (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#305: Sanuki Fuji (Mount Iino) (category: mountain)

Sanuki Fuji (Mount Iino)

Sanuki Fuji is another name of Mount Iino in Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku region (refer to #141). It is an independent mountain and has a beautiful shape like Mount Fuji (refer to #095), the most famous and the most popular mountain in Japan.

Japanese people often call Mount-Fuji-like beautiful mountains by the name of Fuji with a place name. Sanuki (refer to #304) is an ancient name of Kagawa, so Sanuki Fuji means a mountain like Mount Fuji in Sanuki.

Sanuki Fuji (Mount Iino) Japan

(Monday, February 29th, 2016)    See Archive

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