Mt. Fuji

Mt Fuji Lawson view now blocked by screens, but will it stop bad-mannered tourists?

First look at the new screens makes us wonder if this is a good enough deterrent.

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Mt. Fuji-blocking screen installed as response to bad tourist manners to be in place by next week

After initial delay, plan to block view of “Fuji Lawson” is back on track.

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Mt. Fuji hiking trail reservation system and advance payment details released

Climbing Mt. Fuji is getting more expensive and more complicated from this summer.

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Enjoy the hydrangeas, birds, and more at Fuji Kachoen Garden Park in Shizuoka Prefecture

While this park at the base of Mt. Fuji offers year-round fun, May is the best season for blooming flowers.

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“Mt. Fuji convenience store” issues apology for bad tourist manners, adds multilingual signs

Lawson considering adding private security staff to unexpected tourist attraction.

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Bad tourist manners at Mt Fuji Lawson photo spot prompts Japanese town to block view with screens

City erects black screens to block Mt Fuji view in dramatic push against overtourism.

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Toll fees officially added to Mt. Fuji hiking trail

Required fees will be in place by the start of hiking season, and probably won’t be the only thing you’ll need to pay for to see the sunrise from the summit.

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Peach juice served fresh out the tap at Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport

Just like mom used to plumb.

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Entrance fee and gate closing at sundown may be coming to Mt. Fuji’s most popular hiking route

Local government plan would aim to prevent crowding and “bullet climbing.”

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Does the Blue Mt Fuji Curry taste as terrifying as it looks?

We go on a trek to conquer this mountain of curry, and end up learning something in the process.

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Fujisan View Express: A train journey to Mt Fuji so stylish you’ll never want it to end

There’s one carriage that requires a special fare to ride in, but it’s worth it. 

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Stay in a Japanese hotel room…with a train inside it!

Train, uniform and a glorious view of Mt Fuji make this a very Japanese place to stay.

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This little-known spot is a haven for train otaku, with a view of both Mt. Fuji and bullet trains

It’s slightly outside the city center, but definitely worth a trip for the views!

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Missed it live? Enjoy highlights of the Zekkei Hanabi Mt. Fuji 2023 show here instead【Video】

Japan’s Big Four fireworks craftsmen bring a one-of-a-kind performance from vision to reality against the breathtaking backdrop of Mt. Fuji

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Cherry blossom-viewing bus tour for dogs now available in Japan

Pamper your pooch with a special hanami trip to Mt Fuji.

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Coca Cola releases new Mt Fuji bottles in Japan

Hokusai’s Great Wave off Kanagawa gets a new look for this souvenir coke bottle design. 

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Japan’s gorgeous Mt. Fuji chocolate cake lets you eat the mountain instead of climb it【Photos】

A way to appreciate the majestic beauty of Japan’s tallest mountain while staying warm, rested, and full.

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Does this Dormy Inn near Mt. Fuji offer the best business hotel breakfast in all of Japan?

In true Dormy Inn style, the all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet features regional specialties including pork dishes and mikuriya soba.

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Mt. Fuji schoolgirl photo models who charmed Japan years ago reunite to celebrate Coming of Age Day

Shizuoka road continues to be one of the most photogenic spots in all of Japan.

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Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa woodblock print splashes into Lego art in early 2023

It will be nothing but smooth sailing when assembling your very own 3-D version of the world’s most recognizable wave.

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