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  • Eastern slope of Mount Jumai Peaks Belong to Nambu
    Eastern slope of Mount Jumai Peaks...
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  • Mount Fuji From Lake Motosuko
    Mount Fuji From Lake Motosuko
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  • Lava Rock Creates A Natural Rock Garden
    Lava Rock Creates A Natural Rock Garden
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  • Takeda Shrine

    Kofu Things to Do

    Takeda Shrine sits on the site where Takeda Shingen's mansion once stood. It was built in 1919 and, not surprisingly, Takeda Shingen is deified here at the shrine. There is a nice bridge leading to the shrine and all around the shrine is a preserved forest. The main shrine building is actually rather typical in appearance with no standout features...

  • Dormy Inn Kofu

    Kofu Hotels

    1-14-3 Chuo, Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, 400-0032, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Kofu Castle Ruins

    Kofu Things to Do

    Kofu Castle, also known as Maizuru Castle, was ordered to be built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi and later changed hands to the Tokugawa when they took over. The castle's keep and gate were destroyed by fires and the castle itself was left in disrepair until 1877 when many of the remaining structures were torn down. Kofu Station was actually built over...


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Yamanashi has the highest (Fuji) and the second highest mountain peak(Kita-dake) in Japan. The area has a wide variety of nature appeal but there are no beaches.

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