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Mt. Fuji Research Paper

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The second composition that helps Mt. Fuji be able to reach the symbol of Japan is the cultural aspects of Mt. Fuji. Since Mt. Fuji with a symmetrical shape was formed by multiple eruptions of volcanoes, Mt. Fuji has been called a sacred mountain to Japanese people, especially to many religious believers. From ancient times, in Japan, Shintoism and Buddhism have been most prevalent religion. For Shintoist, Mt. Fuji was the holy place in which Goddess, Sengen-Sama and incarnation of nature’s spirit stayed because they usually believed all nature has a spirit itself ("Mount Fuji" Sacred Destinations). Especially, the multiple eruptions of Mount Fuji were too enough for early Japanese people to believe there was a fire god who caused an eruption …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that mt. fuji's symmetrical shape was formed by multiple eruptions of volcanoes, making it a sacred mountain to japanese people, especially to religious believers.
  • Explains that the symmetrical shaped and snow-capped mt. fuji has given inspiration to many artists and poets as a cultural hub of japan.
  • Explains that mount fuji has been a sacred place to inspire religions and many artists in japan since ancient times.
  • Explains that the economic aspects of mount fuji make it an iconic center of japan.
  • Explains that mt. fuji's spring water has high minerals, such as magnesium, calcium, and potassium, which are important for human health.
  • Concludes that mount fuji is the hub of japan responsible for japan's economic activity.
  • Explains that mt. fuji is not just for japan, but for everyone around the world. the new york times reports that many visitors dump trashes around mount fuji every year.

Fuji to be developed as the iconic center of Japan is the economic aspects of Mount Fuji. As Mount Fuji was formed by multiple eruptions of volcanoes, it brought very useful benefits caused by volcanism. The first and most important benefit from the eruption of Mount Fuji is the tourism. Since Mount Fuji was created, and it was widely known as a beautiful tourist attraction with a magnificent view, many resorts, hotels, gift shops, restaurants, various tourist facilities, etc were built around Mount Fuji in order to boost the growth of the tourism (“The Lakes”). Since various landscapes and cultural places were caused by the existence of Mount Fuji, diverse tourist attractions are also formed around Mount Fuji. For instance, five lakes, Sengen Shrines, Aokigahara Forest, Itchiku kubota art museum, or Shiraito no Taki water fall is the typical example for people to enjoy not only Mt. Fuji, but also many beautiful attractions which were caused by Fuji (TANIGUKU). These tourism spots are also one of factors to stimulate the economic activity around Mount Fuji. Actually, the most important factor of growing tourism business around Mt. Fuji is the hot spring. As Mount Fuji was created by volcanism, many hot springs were also formed around the mountain. Most hot springs are usually emitted from the ground water warmed up by the magma in volcanic regions. These hot springs are the main reason to promote the development of resorts and spas around Mount Fuji area (Sigurdsson). In addition to these factors, there are various outside activities in Mount Fuji such as canoeing, rafting, paragliding, riding horse and bicycles, and hiking forest and caves for people of all ages and sexed to enjoy the tourism of Mt. Fuji (“Outdoor experiences”). Every year, more than 300,000 people have visited Mount Fuji to climb and enjoy the tourism around Mount Fuji (“Mount Fuji”). Honestly, I am able to confidently say that tourism business is the most

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