Top Things To Do In yamanashi

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We have great places in Yamanashi Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Yamanashi is famous for a world heritage Mt. Fuji which is the most highest mountain, and located southeast of Koshin'etsu Region. What's more, pink moss of Fuji Shibazakura Festival, Lake Kawaguchi with amazing inverted Fuji on the water surface, Fuefukigawa Fruit Park with beautiful night view, are all things to do here. What's more, the local specialty foods, such as Houtou and Tomato Yakisoba, are also popular in Yamanashi Prefecture.

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Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

J'aime! Paris Garden With Collaboration Of Lake Kawaguchi & Mt.Fuji

Among European buildings, Lake Kawaguchi and Mt.Fuji become a part of the borderless scenery. Anywhere in the French style garden with flowers and trees beautiful throughout a year is very photogenic! Walking in a rose garden at its peak in June, you can feel like being a Parisienne!

Fuji 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!

Oshino 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.

Yatsugatake 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.

Tsutsujigasaki Yakata (Takeda Shrine)

Fall Foliage & Bared Stone Fences Remains Since Sengoku Period

Located east from Takeda Shrine, Tsutsujigasaki Yakata was a house of three generations of the Takeda family (Nobutora, Shingen and Katsuyori). You can see the fall foliage and the stone fences that were built in Sengoku Period (the warring states period) at the same time. They'll let you think about some old days of a great feudal lord Shingen Takeda.

Lake Kawaguchi

Magnificent 'Inverted Fuji' Seen From Early Morning

As to Japan, Mt. Fuji! The scenery of Sakasa (inverted) Fuji is very best for the debut of DSLR camera I bought for the first time!

Mt. 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!

Hananomiyako Park

Collaboration Of Tulips And Mt. Fuji

Hananomiyako Park is famous for the whole view of Mt. Fuji. After the rain, there're pools reflecting the scenery. You can find Sakasa Fuji (reversed image of Mt. Fuji) at unexpectedly close places.

Arakurayama 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.

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