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Yamanashi

Get closer to Mount Fuji and the Five Lakes

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Hina Doll Festival in Enzan

Hina Doll Festival in Enzan

Feb 11 - Apr 18th

Antique hina doll sets from the Meiji and Showa Eras, as well as special hanging hina decorations and beautifully made padded fabric..

Kanzo Yashiki 3 ¥300

Where to eat in Yamanashi

Otto Sette 13

Otto Sette

Valerie Kor

OTTO SETTE, a true Italian fine dining experience in RISONARE Yatsugatake. Only fresh, seasonal ingredients from the region ar..

Engawa Cafe 11

Engawa Cafe

Valerie Kor

Engawa cafe in the Yamanashi prefecture is a rustic, vintage cafe situated in the region of Mt Yatsugatake.

Places to stay in Yamanashi

Kozantei Ubuya 10

Kozantei Ubuya

Peter Lin

Kozantei Ubuya is an excellent traditional Ryokan in Kawaguchiko. It offers excellent food, great views of Mt. Fuji and a relaxing..

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Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

Hoto Noodles at Scarecrow Villa 

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Meet local grandmothers, learn how to make traditional Yamanashi-style hoto noodles, see a typical old-style Japanese house, and..

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About Yamanashi

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Chubu
Island Honshu
Capital Kofu
Population 863,075
Area 4464.99 sq. km

The northern entrance to Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain, and also home to the second highest, Mount Kita, Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県, Yamanashi-ken) is a mountain climber’s delight, while also offering a lot more.

Fuji-Q Highland, Japan's most popular original theme park, contains some of the world's most challenging roller coasters and perhaps the scariest haunted house ever. Visit Kofu Castle and Yamanashi's many historic temples, including Kuon-ji and Erin-ji, while outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the pristine Fuji Five Lakes and Shosen-kyo.

Many onsens can be found in the Fuefuki area, while the prefecture is also renowned for its fruit, especially peaches and grapes, and houtou, a dish similar to udon. The Suntory Whisky Museum is located in Yamanashi as well!

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