No other place symbolizes more the essence of Japan as Mount Fuji, Japan's highest and most sacred mountain. Few natural sites can rival with its mesmerizing beauty, further enhanced by its seasonal shifts. Here are some particularly striking photographs of the great snow-capped volcano.
Mount Fuji viewed from the Chūreitō Pagoda in Fujiyoshida City
Mount Fuji in winter viewed from Lake Kawaguchi
Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi viewed from Hakone
Mount Fuji in a sea of clouds from Mount Kitadake, Southern Japanese Alps
Tea plantations with Mount Fuji in the backdrop, viewed from Nihondaira
Mount Fuji viewed from Iyashi no sato Folk Village in Fujikawaguchiko
Mount Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi with morning fog in autumn