Mt Fuji (Fuji-san) is Japan's highest mountain at 3776 meters (12,388 feet) and is the most significant mountain in Japam. The almost perfectly symmetrical cone of Mt Fuji is a famous icon of Japan which is a frequent subject of Japanese art. Among them, Katsushika Hokusai's '36 Views of Mt Fuji' and 'One Hundred Views of Mt Fuji' are the most famous ones. Mt Fuji has appeared in Japanese literature throughout the ages. The summit has been thought to be a sacred place since ancient times.