Every year, around Mt Fuji, shrines celebrate the beginning of the Mt Fuji climbing route season. Mt. Fuji is both a majestic natural landmark and also a sacred site for Shintoism since at least the 7th century. [...]

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Kawazu district in Shizuoka is not only famous for its gorgeous early blooming sakura, but also for its many onsens and gorgeous series of waterfalls named : Kawazu Seven Waterfalls. As you must have guessed, there is not one, but a series of seven different waterfalls […]

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Having been a port since the medieval times, Shukunegi went through a prosperous 17th century brought about by the Sado Kinzan Gold Mine. It was developed as a kitamaebune (a famous shipping route from the Edo period) port of call for the merchant shipping industry. [...]

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