Japan and the Korean Peninsula

What is the world’s most visited mountain

Japan’s Mt. Fuji, a sacred and important volcano to the Japanese, is the country’s most popular tourist spot and the world’s most visited mountain. Mt. Fuji, which is shaped almost like a perfect cone, rises to 12,388 feet (3,776 meters) and last erupted in 1708.

Japan’s picturesque Mt. Fuji, near Tokyo (photo by Paul A. Tucci).

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