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Historical and cultural delights at the city’s popular museum and Onsen
Take your time admiring the 70 artworks of Jean-François Millet before relaxing in a hot spring bath at historic Yumura Onsenkyo!
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Kofu Station
↓Approx. 15 min by car
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Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

The museum known for its large collection of the artworks of Jean-François Millet
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art is known as the “Museum of Jean-François Millet”, housing a collection of 70 works of Millet along with works of prominent Japanese artists, a collection of 10,000 artworks in all.
The museum is located in Geijutsu-no-Mori Park where visitors can enjoy strolling around sculptures by famous artists including Auguste Rodin with a magnificent view of Mount Fuji. The Rose Garden and Peony Garden in the park also fascinate visitors with their seasonal beauty.
Approx. 15 min by car
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Yumura Onsenkyo

The hot spring loved by the renowned warrior Shingen Takeda
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
  • Yumura Onsenkyo
The history of Yumura Onsenkyo dates back 1,200 years. The Onsen is conveniently located just 15 minutes by bus from Kofu station.
The famous warrior of Japan’s civil war period Shingen Takeda and a number of acclaimed Japanese writers are among the well-known visitors to Yumura Onsenkyo.
There are a variety of hot spring inns in the Onsen town and visitors can enjoy Yamanashi’s incredible natural surroundings from their open-air baths and gardens.
Some inns welcome day visitors as well as overnight guests.
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