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Mount Fuji is the tallest and most famous mountain in Japan. It is located on the island of Honshu and is considered a symbol of Japan and its culture. It is a stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707-1708. The mountain is open to climbers during the summer months, and thousands of people make the ascent each year. The ascent can be challenging, with steep inclines and rocky terrain, but the view from the top is said to be spectacular. The surrounding area of Mount Fuji is also a popular tourist destination, with hot springs, temples, and museums that provide insight into the history and culture of the region. The scenic beauty of Mount Fuji and the surrounding region has inspired countless works of art, including woodblock prints and paintings, and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.