Mount Fuji, view from the Hakone Onshi park

Mount Fuji

Depicted on the thousands and thousands of artworks, Mount Fuji is probably the most widely recognisable symbol of Japan. It is absolutely ubiquitous: it is in the classic Japanese poetry and on the logos of the high-tech companies, on the ancient woodblock prints and on the modern photographs. There is probably no man on Earth who haven't seen the iconic perfectly shaped cone of the dormant volcano at least once in his life.

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