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World Heritage Coin Set 17. Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration

The Fujisan is Japan’s highest peak, a solitary stratovolcano that stands 3,776 meters high, and its sacred, awe-inspiring form has made it renowned worldwide as a peak symbolizing Japan. It has secured a globally recognized position as a celebrated mountain through mountain-worship activities dating back to the premodern era and through artistic activities inspired by the viewing of the mountain, becoming widely recognized as an outstanding example of Japan’s sublime, majestic mountain scenery.

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