Mountains

Japan’s five easiest-to-get-lost-on mountain trails are like alpine brain teasers【Photos】

Data analysis highlights where hikers are most likely to get a little too far off the beaten path.

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Staircase National Highway: the only highway in Japan that cars can’t enter

An unusual hidden tourist site for the intrepid traveller. 

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Travel off the beaten path to a secret spot in Japan where bamboo grows wild on an old train line

Like the bamboo grove in Kyoto, but with less tourists and more beauty. 

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A creepy, unplanned visit to a Japanese ghost town…with ice cream!【Photos】

A trip to Kiyosato on “the train line closest to the heavens.”

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The Mountain Has Moved capsule toys literally move mountains for your enjoyment

Just not in time for Mountain Day.

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Pre-dawn photo of Mt. Fuji looks almost too beautiful to be real

Cloud layer looks like line between dimensions in amazing shot taken far from the mountain’s peak.

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Mt. Fuji is now open again following 2020 shutdown

Climbing season officially begins for Japan’s tallest mountain, but with new rules meant to limit coronavirus risks.

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Amazing photos show Mt. Fuji looking just like an ukiyo-e woodblock painting

Photographer captures the mountain’s peak just as it must have inspired Hokusai.

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Beautiful photos of the isekai-looking mountain that’s one of the Tokyo area’s best day-trips

You’ll be glad you saw this amazing place.

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This amazing photo of the Japan Alps only gets more beautiful the higher you look

Site of the Winter Olympics shows off multiple seasons’ splendor in one shot.

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Photos of “everyday life” in the town next to Mt. Fuji look like a beautiful fantasy world

Fuji City’s “normal” views of Mt. Fuji would be lifelong memories for the rest of us.

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What’s going on in this crazy beautiful picture of Mt. Fuji?

It’s aliens, right?

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Mt. Fuji gets its first snow of the season, almost a month earlier than it did last year【Photos】

Japan’s most beautiful mountain puts on its “snow makeup.”

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Why stay at a hotel in Japan when you can rent this entire mountain instead?【Photos】

Yes, you get a cabin too, but the real appeal is having an entire mountain to yourself.

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Barricades placed on Mt. Fuji as mountain officially closes because of coronavirus【Video】

Surveillance camera, alarm installed to discourage the uninformed and unconcerned.

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Cancelled your trip to climb Mt. Fuji? Build the mountain yourself with an awesome papercraft kit

No one is climbing Mt. Fuji this year, but everyone can recreate the symbol of Japan in their home.

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Mt. Fuji is officially closed for the year

Both prefectures that border Japan’s tallest mountain say that hiking trails will remain closed throughout the summer, politician suggests writing haiku poems instead.

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Mount Fuji plans to start charging compulsory fee to climbers

Soon you’ll have to pay to climb Japan’s highest mountain. 

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This is Japan’s second-shortest mountain, and we climbed it without realizing it【Photos】

The compact peak is hidden in plain sight right in downtown Osaka.

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Let’s visit Machu Picchu located in the mountains of USA, Japan!

Confused? We sure were.

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