Thursday, October 20, 2011

Attention Mount Fuji admirers-- Big News!

Commissioner Seiichi Kondo of Japan's Cultural Affairs has announced that Mt. Fuji, a mountain in Japan, is to be registered in the World's Heritage for 2013. Mt. Fuji is Japan's highest mountain standing at 3,776.24 meters. In addition to it's height, Mt. Fuji also attracts attention for it's exceptional symmetry. The mountain is located about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo and has been a famous site for tourists and mountain climbers. Mt. Fuji not only makes for a fun and exhilarating place to climb, but also has a spectacular view. Five lakes are scattered across the mountain in addition to many Shinto temples located on the slopes. Japan's desire for this mountain to become a world heritage site is to promote beauty and history of the inspiring Mt. Fuji. 

The registration will be submitted to the U.N. Educational, Science, and Cultural Organization for approval. The government of Japan remains hopeful that their request will be successfully granted in order to designate Mt. Fuji as a World Heritage Site

The name of our series the Fujimini Adventure Series was inspired by this wonderful landmark.

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