Climbers walk down Mount Fuji in Fujiyoshida city, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan on Thursday. Japan’s most iconic landmark, the 3,776m mountain was selected as a World Heritage site in June.
Japanese school students attend a purification ritual as they pray during the annual opening ceremony for Mount Fuji at Murayama Sengen Shrine in Fujinomiya, Japan on Monday.
The Breitling Jet Team, the world’s only professional civilian aerobatic team, fly over Mount Fuji, in central Japan. They completed their tour of the country by visiting the Fukushima prefecture to show their support for the people of the region still recovering from the catastrophic effects of the tsunami in March 2011. The team are now on their way back to Europe and will return to Asia in August.