Top 10 things to do in Yamanashi Prefecture
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.