Garbage Mountain: Japan Introduces Restrictions for Fuji Visitors


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As reported by, starting this summer, visitors to Mount Fuji will have to pay for climbing one of the popular routes of this iconic mountain in Japan.

This decision is made in response to the growing issue of litter and concerns for the safety of tourists. Japan is implementing new restrictions on visiting one of its main attractions this year to protect the location from excessive tourism.

Tourists are literally flocking to Mount Fuji, causing concerns due to litter and climbing safety. To clean up the mountain and preserve its ecosystem, Japanese authorities have introduced a fee and a daily visitor limit on this popular route. The measures will take effect on July 1, 2024.

The most popular route, Yoshida, will be subject to a limit of 4,000 people per day from July 1, starting from the 70-day summer climbing season. Details about the fee amount are not disclosed yet, but it is expected to be announced by February.

Payment gates will be installed on the Yoshida route for fee collection. The funds raised will be used for building shelters on the path in case of a volcanic eruption and for maintaining the route.

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