Mount Fuji

The world’s oldest hotel is in Japan and still open for business

<b>Japan</b> is usually on our radar for all things amazing and off-the-charts — be it for its technological innovations (think fully functional robots), …


Organisers firm up schedule for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday endorsed the schedule of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, it was announced by organisers, with 33 sports, …

Sports (India)

In search of sunrise? Mount Fuji beckons

#ENVIRONMENT<p>By <b>Travel Wire Asia</b> | 19 July, 2018 |<p><b>JAPAN’S MOUNT FUJI is officially open for climbers, explorers and sightseers.</b><p>Between July and …

Asia Travel

Olympics: Softball to give Tokyo 2020 symbolic start

TOKYO (Reuters) - A softball game in Fukushima prefecture will give the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a symbolic start after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the Games' session schedule at its meeting in Lausanne on Wednesday.<p>The softball program, along with football, starts …

Tokyo 2020

Mount Fuji offers up a diamond


Climbing season kicks off at Mount Fuji for Yamanashi trails

People gathered at the summit of Mount Fuji before dawn on Sunday to view the sunrise on the first day of the climbing season.<p>The mountain climbers erupted in cheers when the sun appeared in the east at around 4:20am.<p>Officials of the city of Fujiyoshida say about 224,000 people climbed Mount Fuji …



<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Terakoya for Natural Science <br>Chiryu city in Aichi Prefecture was the 39th of the Fifty-three post-towns …


Mount Fuji and the Milky Way Photo by Kunihiko Ishii — National Geographic Your Shot


GrooveLab 22/23-06-2018 Indiano

GrooveLab 22/23-06-2018 Indiano - Tracklist:<p>1. Gab Rhome - Mount Fuji's Romance Federation (Original Mix)<br>2. Budakid - The Question Is Why (Kris Davis …


After Shimmoe, is Japan’s Mount Fuji about to blow? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

When Japan’s Mount Io erupted in mid-April, even the experts were caught by surprise. The peak, one of a series of volcanoes on the borders of …


Shigeru Ban Wins Bid to Design Mount Fuji World Heritage Center

Shigeru Ban has won a competition to design the new Mount Fuji World Heritage Center in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture. Conceived as an inverted …


Is This Japan’s Lake Kawaguchi?

A composite consisting of at least three images was shared as if it was a genuine photograph of the famous lake.


Majestic Photos Of Mount Fuji At Dawn That Will Inspire Your Week

These photos of Japan's Mount Fuji capture the majesty and quiet beauty of the iconic sight.<p>Shot by Japanese photographer Takashi Nakazawa, these …


The incredible life and times of Japan’s most influential artist

<b>Not only did he shape how the world saw Japan through his landscapes, the works by 19th-century artist Katsushika Hokusai continue to inspire today.</b> …


Photographer Captures the Mystifying Moods of Mount Fuji at Dawn

Earlier this month, we introduced you to Japanese photographer Takashi Nakazawa—a member of Your Shot, whose beautiful image of Mount Fuji was recently chosen by National Geographic as their June/July 2018 <i>Traveler</i> cover. As it turns out, Takashi has been enchanted by Japan’s tallest peak for …


Even Japanese People Don’t Know That?! 10 Secrets About Mt. Fuji, the Symbol of Japan

Boasting the greatest height of domestic single peak mountains in the country, Mount Fuji is loved as a sightseeing attraction representative of …

Asia Travel

Postcards from Japan: 13 photos that will make you want to visit right now

What is it that makes Japan so photogenic? Could it be the pink cherry trees that blossom each spring, or the snow-capped hulk of Mount Fuji? The …


The Artwork That Inspired Kid Cudi & Kanye West’s 'Kids See Ghosts' Album Cover

A 2001 painting by Takashi Murakami called ‘Manji Fuji.’<p>Last night, Kanye West and Kid Cudi premiered their much-awaited <i>Kids See Ghosts</i> joint album in an exclusive listening party in Santa Clarita, California. The seven-track project features cover artwork by Takashi Murakami who collaborated with …

Kids See Ghosts

New stylish Japanese license plates lets people show off prefecture pride on the move

Ever wanted to display the famous deer of Nara or the iconic Mount Fuji on your car? Well now you can!Unless you’re the lucky resident of Tokyo’s …


Yoshimitsu joins SoulCalibur VI

Bandai Namco has announced that legendary swordsman Yoshimitsu will be part of the <i>SoulCalibur VI</i> roster when the game launches later this year.“The …


This Man Photographed Mount Fuji for 7 Years—Here's the Result

Despite taking hundreds of trips to Japan's iconic mountain, this photographer has never climbed it.<p>For the second time in its history <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> went to Your Shot, National Geographic’s photo community, to find the cover image for its June/July Issue: The Trip That Changed My …


Japan Country Facts, Information, Photos, Videos

<b>Japan is an archipelago, or string of islands, on the eastern edge of Asia. There are four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. There are also nearly 4,000 smaller islands!</b><p>Almost four-fifths of Japan is covered with mountains. The highest peak is Mount Fuji, a cone-shaped volcano …


Glamp and bask in the beauty of Mount Fuji

Leading Japanese hotelier - Fujita Kanko - is setting up a gorgeous glamping site at the base of Mount Fuji.The post Glamp and bask in the beauty of …


A leading Japanese hotelier has set up a luxury glamping site at the base of Mount Fuji -


Mount Fuji eruption could paralyze Tokyo: govt study

Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyze Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster …

News (China)

Japan Worried That Mount Fuji Will Cover Tokyo In Ash

3:07 PM 05/01/2018<p>Japan is worried that Mount Fuji will cover Tokyo in with more than four inches of smoky black ash.<p>Japan fears that their iconic …

Conservative View

Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo: Report

Japan's iconic Mount Fuji could paralyse Tokyo with ash if it erupted, choking roads and halting water supplies, according to a government disaster …


Ash could paralyze Tokyo if Mount Fuji erupts, government report warns

A hypothetical eruption of Mount Fuji, Japan’s tallest peak, could rain volcanic ash on Tokyo and push the capital into a state of paralysis, …


Mount Fuji eruption could paralyse Tokyo, says report


44 Beautiful Photos That Show Everyday Life of Japan in the Early 1950s

These color photos from Leonora (Ellie) Enking were taken by his father Bill Enking that show everyday life of Japan sometime between 1950-52, when …