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!
Four simultaneous firework displays lasting one hour at the Firework Festival at Lake Yamanaka, one of the Five Fuji Lakes in Yamanashi..
The annual Akeno Sunflower Festival is a highlight on the summer event calendar, offering the chance to enjoy fields upon fields..
Japan's premiere cycling event—the annual Mount Fuji Long Ride—invites cycling veterans and beginners alike to the foothil..
OTTO SETTE, a true Italian fine dining experience in RISONARE Yatsugatake. Only fresh, seasonal ingredients from the region ar..
Homemade hoto noodles at Momiji Tei, near Mount Fuji in central Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture. Rustic flavour, a hot spring for..
Houtou is a popular dish in Japan originated from Yamanashi, and Houtou Fudou is a great place to try it.
Finally, the quintessential North American-style campground with open, on-ground campfires; lots of trees; a beautiful lake and..
An easy trip from Kawaguchiko Station, PICA Fujiyama's forest campsite is an easy and unique choice for those looking to rough..
The Highland Resort Hotel & Spa at Mount Fuji is your best luxury choice for a relaxing weekend in Yamanashi Prefecture.
Rests in the deep mountains of Yamanashi Prefecture is the world's oldest hotel- Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, that has been interestingly..
The Fuefuki area of Yamanashi Prefecture is renowned for its springtime beauty. Though there are plenty of cherry blossom trees..
A hot spring resort in Yamanashi that is open 24/7. Relax and enjoy yourself with your family.
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