Peak of Mt. Fuji
Mt. Fuji has a large crater with a diameter of about 780 meters and a depth of about 200 meters. The crater has been an object of worship since ancient times, as seen in the "Ohachi-meguri" pilgrimage, in which the eight peaks surrounding the crater are likened to Buddhas. Even today, the entire summit is the precinct of a Shinto shrine, and the custom of worshipping the sunrise (goraiko) has been handed down from generation to generation.
Fuji, one of Japan's most famous peaks. At 3,776 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in Japan and is also an independent peak, so its beautiful shape can be seen from a distance. Fuji has been an object of mountain worship since ancient times, and has also been a cultural stronghold for the Japanese people, appearing in many songs and paintings. Fuji and its surrounding area has become a major tourist destination, attracting people from all over the world.