Mount Fuji and Sakura
Fuji and Sakura or Cherry Blossoms at Lake Kawaguchi - Cycling, hiking, camping, fishing and just sightseeing are the main entertainments around Mt Fuji along the shores of the lakes that surround the sacred mountain. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 meters in altitude, an active volcano that last erupted in 1707. Fuji straddles Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures. Mount Fuji's symmetrical cone is a well known symbol of Japan and is frequently visible in art and photographs. Although Mount Fuji has not erupted in over 300 years its still not considered to be extinct.