Yamanashi-ken Travel Guide

  • 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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  • Daizenji

    Katsunuma Things to Do

    Off the beaten path it may be. But if you're around and aren't fed up with temples, Daizenji is a tranquil place on the slope of a mountain. I visited the temple in the autumn and the trees were wonderful in their autumn colors.Up here you have a wonderful view over the grape fields and the landscape. It's easy to find your way up here using one of...

  • All you can drink wine!

    Katsunuma Things to Do

    I went here last weekend and it's a great place for anybody who enjoys wine. The wine tasting cave is most likely the main attraction where you can taste around 150 different wines produced in the region. They provide you with a tasting cup and then it's self service so you can enjoy as many and as much as you like. If you find a wine a wine that...

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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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