Mount Fuji is a sacred symbol of Japan. It plays a vital role on the country’s preserved culture and tradition, especially that of Shinto - the indigenous faith of Japan. It was inscribed as a UNESCO world heritage in 2013. The Chinese ideograms of Fuji connotes a sense of good fortune and well being.
Did You Know?
- UNESCO have listed 1121 places as Heritage places
- There are 20 World Heritage sites in Canada
- Of these 20, 9 are cultural sites, 10 are natural sites, and there is 1 mixed site.
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)
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