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Sunday, 19 July 2015
Fujizuka / shukukei
Fujizuka are small mounds, commonly found in and around Tokyo, which represent Mount Fuji.
During the Edo period (1603–1868), a cult arose around the mountain,
one of whose major devotional rites was to climb to the peak. Pilgrims
who were unable through age, infirmity or gender to climb Mount Fuji
would ascend one of these surrogates instead.