Most Beautiful Places In Yamanashi Prefecture

Here're most beautiful places in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There're many breathtaking views such as Shosen Valley admired the most wonderful valley in Japan, and Yatsugatake Kogen Ohashi Bridge in great nature. Then, we selected most beautiful ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Yamanashi.

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1Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Best Spring Scenery Of Pink Carpet And Mt.Fuji

Japan's No.1 Mt.Fuji as a background, Fuji Shibazakura (moss pink) Festival directs the best scenery in spring. Pink of shibazakura and blue sky make a good contrast. They hold this event from the end of April to May every year. How many times I see this scene, it's always magnificent!

2Oshino Hakkai (Eight Ponds)

Blessing From Mt.Fuji! Mysterious Cobalt Blue Springs Of Oshino Hakkai

Oshino Hakkai is spring water from Mt.Fuji. The spring water is breathtakingly beautiful as to see the all fish and the bottom of the pond. Here is a place of belief together with Mt.Fuji since the old times, and a precious site for the local people.

3Yatsugatake Kogen Ohashi Bridge

The Yellow Bridge With Proud Mountain View In Yamanashi Pref.

On the National Route 141, you can find Yatsugatake Kogen Bridge, commonly known as Yellow Bridge. From the bridge, you can see great nature in winter such as Yatsugateke, Kaikomagadake, Mt.Fuji, which are proud mountains in Yamanashi Prefecture.

4Arakurayama Sengen Park

The Very Japanese Scenery Of Mt. Fuji And A Five Storied Pagoda

It's a famous view spot of Mt. Fuji. You can see this scenery after going up as many as 397 steps. Many people visit this place to take pictures of the five storied pagoda and Mt. Fuji together.

5Fruit Park Fujiya Hotel

Mt.Fuji In The Sea Of Clouds.

The view of Kofu Basin seen from this hotel has been already guaranteed, because it's one of the three most beautiful night views in Japan. But now, the view of 'Mt.Fuji in the sea of clouds' has become popular by word of mouth! The next morning you were moved by the glittering night view, the scenery behind the curtains would be a surprising double present!

6Mt. Amari

Azaleas In The Sky! Great Sea Of Clouds! And Mt. Fuji Over The Night Lights, Seen From Amari Mountain

Mt. Amari has an easy-hiking path able to command Mt. Fuji. You can see the glittering night view at night, and, if conditions permit, the sea of clouds in the morning. What's more, it becomes a flower field in the sky in June. You can see the wonderful colony of azalea!

7Mt. Mitsutouge

Grand Scenery Of Mt. Fuji And Three-Leaved Azalea

Mitsutouge Mountain is known as a commanding spot of grand scenery with Mt. Fuji. At the end of May, three-leaved azalea blooms beautifully. If you're lucky, you can sometimes see the sea of clouds in the early morning.

8Shosen Valley

Admired As The Most Beautiful In Japan! A Valley Designated As A Scenic Spot

Shosen-kyo Valley is said to be the most beautiful valley in Japan. Kakuen-bou, a rock mountain where a priest Kakuen trained in old times, and Senga Waterfall, there're many places worth seeing.