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Today’s Japan Photo: Celebrating Mount Fuji’s New Status

Today's Japan Photo: Celebrating Mount Fuji's New Status

Over the weekend, UNESCO announced Mount Fuji as its new world heritage sites, citing the iconic mountain for its contribution to Japanese culture. For Today’s Japan Photo, we look at this group of cute little kids celebrating Mount Fuji’s new status.

Mount Fuji hasn’t erupted for more than 300 years, but remains a prominent subject in Japanese artwork, including wood block prints. Unesco said it had “inspired artists and poets and been the object of pilgrimage for centuries.”

Image Credit: WSJ Japan

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