Isawa Hot Spring Resort (Fuefuki City) The Isawa hot spring flowed forth suddenly from a vineyard in 1961, which is why it is known as the "Hot Spring of the Vineyard." With approximately 150 hotels and Japanese style ryokan inns, it is the biggest hot spring resort in Yamanashi.
Kanazakura-jinja Shrine, a shrine worthiping Mt. Kinpu, is located at the top of Shosenkyo Gorge. The sacred tree of the shrine, called “ukon-zakura” has been worshiped as “Kaneno narukino Kanazakura (golden cherry blossoms producing money)” in the old folk song dedicated to the tree.
About Maizuru Castle Park Maizuru Castle Park is a park situated around the ruins of Kofu Castle, also known as Maizuru Castle. At present, part of the castle ruins are set up as Maizuru Castle Park and the Kofu City Historical Park. The park features a viewing tower where you can see Mt. Fuji and the townscape of the surrounding area.
Mt. Minobu is 1,153 meters high and rises from Minobu Town in south Yamanashi. The sacred mountain houses Kuon-ji Temple, headquarters of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism. The Nichiren sect was founded by a high priest called Nichiren in the middle of the 13th century.
Mount Asahi is an active stratovolcano that arose 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southwest of the Ohachi-Daira caldera. The Japan Meteorological Agency gave the region rank C in volcanic activity. In addition to the main peak, there is a smaller volcano emerging from the southeast shoulder of the mountain, Mount Ushiro Asahi or Rear Mount Asahi (後旭岳, Ushiro-Asahi-dake).
Mt. Atago (924m) is the highest peak of the mountain range surrounding Kyoto City, followed by Mt. Hiei. It’s been a religious mountain from ancient times and the Atago Shrine situated on its top is the head of all Atago shrines across the country which are dedicated to the Shinto deity in which people believe protection from fire disasters.
Tokyo (/ ˈ t oʊ k i oʊ /, Japanese: ( listen), meaning "Eastern Capital"), officially Tokyo Metropolis, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
Almost back at the bridge traversing the Arakawa River and taking us to the view of the Senga Falls Mom passing beneath the overhanging cliffs just downstream from Senga Falls Back at the Senga Falls again Mom checking out the Senga Falls one last time before continuing back up the steps About to go under the torii gate at the top of the steps.
In the gorge, Kakuenbo and many other bizarrely shaped stones with white surfaces contrast favorably with red and yellow leaves, and delight the eyes of visitors. The famous Nagatoro Bridge, a popular gateway to Shosenkyo Gorge, surrounded by autumn leaves, is a truly picturesque landscape.
A ropeway carries us to the park from lake Kawaguchiko, the second largest lake among the five lakes. “Kachikachi-yama,” the name of the ropeway, is also a title of a famous Japanese folk tale. It’s a little bit creepy story that a rabbit avenges on a raccoon dog for an old man, whose wife was deceived and killed by the raccoon dog.
The text reads that Enoch "walked with God: and he was no more; for God took him" (Gen 5:21–24), which some Christians interpret as Enoch entering Heaven alive. Enoch is the subject of many Jewish and Christian traditions. He was considered the author of the Book of Enoch and also called Enoch the scribe of judgment.
Subsequently loads appointed by Tokugawa or Toyotomi clan also used Tsutsujigasaki-yakata for a while, but due to its old style and limitation of expansion, they started to build Kofu castle on the Ichijo-modoriyama hill, south of Tsutsujigasaki. After the completion of Kofu castle, Tsutsujigasaki palace ceased to be in operation.
The Yamanashi Prefecture Museum of Literature, located next to the Prefectural Art Museum, opened in 1989. With a major diplay about the works of great Meiji-era author Ryunosuke Akutagawa, the museum also features displays about many other important Japanese literary artists--such as Ichiyo Higuchi, known for her work "Nigorie," and Yamanashi-born Dakotsu Iida, one of the most famous modern haiku poets.
Yamanashi Prefectural Science Center is located near the peak of Mt. Atagoyama, where the entire Kofu Basin is in full view. Since it is located in the park grounds of "Atagoyama Kid Land," if you take one step outside, you will find yourself surrounded by beautiful nature where you can enjoy various athletic courses and walking paths.