Visit Kofu - Official Tourism Website for Kofu City
A scenic drive around Kofu
Take a scenic drive to “Shosenkyo”, one of Japan’s most beautiful gorges while enjoying magnificent views of Mount Fuji along the way!
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Kofu Station
↓Approx. 10 min by car
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Wadatoge View Park

A scenic location with a magnificent view of Mount Fuji
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
  • Wadatoge View Park
Wadatoge View Park offers a panoramic view of Kofu city with Mt Fuji in the distance. The park is particularly popular for its fantastic night view.
Approx. 20 min by car
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Senga Waterfall

A majestic waterfall in Shosenkyo Gorge
  • Senga Waterfall
  • Senga Waterfall
  • Senga Waterfall
  • Senga Waterfall
  • Senga Waterfall
  • Senga Waterfall
Senga Waterfall is a 5-minute walk from the car park at Shosenkyo Gorge. The area is exceptionally beautiful when the surrounding trees change their colours during autumn.
Approx. 5 min on foot
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Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs

The world’s first shadowgraph museum
  • Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs
  • Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs
  • Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs
  • Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs
  • Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs
The Shosenkyo Museum of Shadowgraphs is a unique museum designed by Seiji Fujishiro, a famous artist of paper cutting design and shadow art.
Approx. 5 min on foot
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Shosenkyo Ropeway

Enjoy a spectacular view of Mount Fuji from the top of Mount Yasaburo-take!
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
  • Shosenkyo Ropeway
A 5-minute ropeway ride takes visitors to the top of Mount Yasaburo-take offering a 360° panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.
Approx. 10 min by car
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Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge

A waterfall deep in Shosenkyo Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
  • Otaki Waterfall in Itajiki Gorge
Otaki Waterfall is located in Itajiki Gorge in the depths of Shosenkyo Gorge. The view of the waterfall cascading in steps is breath-taking! The area is particularly beautiful when the autumn colours are at their best.
Approx. 10 min by car
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Kanazakura Shrine

A shrine believed to bring good fortune
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
  • Kanazakura Shrine
Many people visit Kanazakura Shrine as it is said to bestow good luck on visitors’ finances.
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