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Fire festival at foot of Mt. Fuji

2019.08.29 | Yamanashi

About 90 torches 3 meters tall are lit along a way leading to a shrine at the foot of Mt. Fuji in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, eastern Japan, on Aug. 26, 2019. About 190,000 people visited the festival, dating back to 400 years ago and marking the end of the summer climbing season of Japan's highest mountain. (Kyodo)

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