Mt Fuji Climbing Season Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremony for Mount Fuji climbing season at Fuji Sengen Shrine in Fujiyoshida City on June 30th. The climbing season for Mt Fuji starts on July 1st every year. Summer is also the peak season for hiking in Japan.

Mount Fuji climbing season opening ceremony

In addition to casual climbers, Mt Fuji is a pilgrimage for many people who see it as a sacred site. There are many shrines for Mt Fuji in surrounding areas.

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