Climbing ban on Japan's sacred mount Fuji, travel

Japan's sacred mount Fuji attracts thousands of tourists every year. This year the climbing season, however, for the time being. Blame it on the Corona-pandemi

Climbing ban on Japan's sacred mount Fuji, travel

Japan's sacred mount Fuji attracts thousands of tourists every year. This year the climbing season, however, for the time being. Blame it on the Corona-pandemic is.

Tokyo (dpa) - The Holy mountain Fuji is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan due to the Corona pandemic, the authorities have imposed a climbing ban. It is the first Time since 1960 that all four routes are locked on the mountain. The climbing season is supposed to be 10 at the. July start.

The mountain is 3776 meters, the highest in Japan. Normally, thousands in single file climb during the only two-month climbing season in the summer, a day on the Slopes of the volcano. Since the year 2013, the Fuji, or Fuji-san is in the West because of a false reading of the character for mountain is also under the name "Fujiyama" is known to be a part of world cultural heritage.

Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 06:35

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