Top 10 things to do in Yamanashi Prefecture

  1. Fuji-Q Highland
    5-6-1 Shin-Nishihara, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0017
    Experience thrilling rides, including the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster, at this popular amusement park located at the base of Mount Fuji.
  2. Lake Kawaguchi
    Fujikawaguchiko, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0300
    Enjoy the stunning views of Mount Fuji and the surrounding landscape while boating, fishing, or hiking around this picturesque lake.
  3. Koshu Wine Country
    2377-1 Ichinomiya, Koshu, Yamanashi 409-1313
    Sample some of Japan's finest wines and learn about the winemaking process at the various vineyards and wineries in this region.
  4. Shosenkyo Gorge
    Shosenkyo, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-1211
    Walk along the scenic hiking trails and take in the breathtaking views of the waterfalls, rock formations, and foliage in this beautiful gorge.
  5. Oshino Hakkai
    Shibokusa, Oshino, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0511
    Explore the crystal-clear spring water ponds and traditional Japanese houses in this quaint village nestled at the foot of Mount Fuji.
  6. Yamanakako Hananomiyako Park
    Hirano 146, Yamanakako, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0502
    Admire the colorful flowers and foliage, ride the Ferris wheel, and watch the fireworks show at this family-friendly park.
  7. Chureito Pagoda
    1-1 Arakura, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi 403-0011
    Climb the steep stairs to the top of this iconic pagoda for a stunning panoramic view of Mount Fuji and the surrounding landscape.
  8. Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
    4-2-10 Marunouchi, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-0031
    Explore the extensive collection of modern and contemporary art by Japanese and international artists at this museum located in the heart of Kofu.
  9. Kai Zenko-ji Temple
    2251 Kai, Kofu, Yamanashi 400-0023
    Visit this historic temple, founded in the 8th century, and admire the colorful Buddhist statues, paintings, and gardens.
  10. Nanatsugama Caves
    2-1-1 Nanatsugama, Fuefuki, Yamanashi 406-0801
    Explore the mysterious limestone caves and underground river system, and learn about the geological history of the area at this unique attraction.