Take a tour of Mount Fuji in Japan – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. Towering over the horizon to the west of Tokyo is the regal Mount Fuji. This iconic mountain is Japan’s tallest, and one of the most impressive in the world. The beauty of Mt. Fuji has made it a central piece of Japan’s art and religion. The climbing season runs from July to August, when conditions are optimal. Besides going for a hike, many visitors like to camp in neighboring areas. Mount Fuji isn’t the only attraction - the mountain is surrounded by a lovely national park. Whether you’re on the mountain or nearby, you’re experiencing a natural piece of art.