Rising above the clouds, Mount Fuji, Japan. Fuji-san has long been a sacred mountain. Japanese Buddhists believe the mountain is the gateway to a different world. Mount Fuji, Mount Tate, and Mount Haku are Japan's "Three Holy Mountains.
Mount Fuji, located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at m. An active stratovolcano that last erupted in Mount Fuji lies about 100 kilometres south-west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day