Shopping Spots in Yamanashi Area

  • Forest Mall Fujikawaguchiko
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Kodachi 8017-1
    Containing cafes, restaurants, fashion boutiques, and all kinds of services, including a dog park, Forest Mall Fuji- Kawaguchikois a venue for leisurely shopping. It is conveniently located. Shoppers should simply take the excursion bus bound for Narusawa--Lake Shoji--Lake Motosu and get off when they see the mall. Many kinds of restaurants can be found in the mall, including some that serve Hoto (vegetables and noodles cooking in miso), a local specialty, as well as ramen shops and Italian restaurants.
  • Resort Outlets Yatsugatake
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Kobuchisawachou 4000
    This is an outlet mall containing over 60 stores located on a large plot of land at an elevation of 1,000 meters in Kobuchizawa Town, Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture. There is a wide variety of select shops for items including sports, outdoor goods, miscellaneous goods and souvenirs, as well as top fashion brands including Beams, United Arrows, and Edwin. One can also enjoy tasty dishes using local ingredients at the mall restaurants. Surrounded by the nature of Mt. Yatsugatake with a dog run as well, it is a nice spot to relax and take a quiet walk while shopping.
  • Shiitake and Yuba Specialty Shop Bushuya
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Minamikoma-gun Minobucho Minobu 3850-1
    This natural foods store located along the approach to Minobusan Kuonji Temple specializes in shiitake mushrooms and yuba (tofu skins). Minobu yuba is said to have originated from tofu skins offered to Nichiren, the founder of Nichiren Buddhism, by acolytes training under him at Kuonji Temple. Their completely additive-free tofu skins are made exclusively with domestic soy beans and underground water from Mt. Fuji. Their Seisui raw tofu skins, which are lifted out of the soy milk slowly and carefully folded into layers, are their most popular product. Their domestic and agrochemical-free dried shiitake mushrooms are great for use at home or as gifts. Another popular item is their kuzumochi, a chilled sweet made with exclusively with Yoshino-Honkuzu kuzu powder.
  • Lake Bake
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Oishi 2585-85
    Opened in 2009, Lake Bake is a bread shop that uses homemade natural yeast and is located next to Kawaguchiko Nature Living Center in Oishi Park. It also features a cafe where you can enjoy bread and a drink while gazing at Lake Kawaguchi. The Lake Bake jukusei, which takes days to create, is sliced thin and topped with butter and jam-a delectable choice.
  • Seisenryo Jersey Hut
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Hokutoshi Takanechoukiyosato 3545
    A takeout shop and café space located on the grounds of the Seisen-Ryo lodging facility in the Kiyosato Highland in Takane-cho, Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture. Seisen-Ryo Ice Cream, made with Jersey cow milk and Yatsugatake water is a famed Kiyosato specialty; when in season, there’s always a long line of customers waiting to buy some. The shop also sells organic Jersey cow milk, hot dogs, and organic coffee, as well as popular fresh juices in summer. Refreshing pastureland spreads out before the terrace area, as well as a sweeping view of the Akaishi Mountains and Mt. Yatsugatake.
  • PAPER MOON
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunyamanakakomura Hirano 481-1
    This quiet and relaxed cafe and sundries shop just for adults on the shore of Lake Yamanaka lies off the beaten path. It offers items such as dried flowers and antique goods, as well as a selection of cakes which are also available as takeout. Children under the age of 10 years old are not welcome here.
  • Satonoeki Ichinomiya
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Pref. Fuefukishi Ichinomiyachouhigashibara 65
    Located in Fuefuki City, Yamanashi Prefecture, this specialty goods shop sells locally-harvested fruits and vegetables, and also wine. Boasting the largest sales floor area in the prefecture, many people come to buy souvenirs or do daily grocery shopping. There is also a corner that sells freshly made bread, and a Japanese-style restaurant that can hold up to 1000 people.
  • Inden-ya Main Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Yamanashi Pref. Koufushi Chuou 3-11-15
    Inden, which refers to deer leather decorated with lacquer, is a traditional handicraft that has been passed down in Koshu since the Edo period. Inden is notable for its many beautiful patterns. Their charming inden wallets, business card cases, belts, pouches, and other leather accessories remain ever-popular. This location, the chain's flagship store, features a relaxed interior in which to find your favorite item.
  • Minobu Yuba no Sato
    Travel / Tourism
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamikomagunminobuchou Aimata 425-1
    This manufacturer and direct marketer of yuba (tofu skins) offers a number of exclusive specialties including soy milk soft-serve ice cream and okara oyaki (tofu lees dumplings). Its restaurant Seiryu offers up Japanese cuisine with a focus on maximizing the appeal of yuba.
  • Roadside Station Shirane Farmer's Market
    Shopping
    587-1 Izuka, Southern Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture
    This farmers' market is located in Minami-Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture. It sells fresh fruit harvested locally in Yamanashi, vegetables delivered directly from local farms, processed products, and other freshly-harvested seasonal agricultural products. The market also sells souvenirs, wine and other products, attracting not just locals but many tourists as well.
  • Kindaruma Main Shop
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugunfujikawaguchikomachi Funatsu 7407
    This confectionary is in Fujikawaguchiko Town, Minamitsuru County, Yamanashi Prefecture. This venerable shop was founded in 1911, they make and sell a wide variety of Japanese sweets including their flagship product Fujisan Yokan bean jelly, hamanashi jellied sweets served to the emperor, and kanetamaru mochi sweets. They also have seasonal goods, and a great many souvenirs and gifts.
  • Ruribyoutan
    Travel / Tourism
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Fujikawaguchikomachi Kawaguchi 2720-5
  • Pan Table
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Koshu-shi Katsunumacho Kyusoku 1360
    This bakery is located along the Daibosatsu Line in the Kyusoku area of Katsunuma-cho, Koshu City. It produces and sells homemade natural yeast made with raisins, Shirakami Kodama yeast collected from the Shirakami Mountain Range, domestically produced wheat flour, and beetroot sugar.
  • Katsunuma Morning Market
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Koshu-shi Enzankamiozo 1040
    This morning market is held in Enzankamiozo, Koshu City. The market is held on the first Sunday of every month from February to December, and stores and food trucks are set up dealing in food and sundries such as farm products, processed marine products, bread, etc. From the start in 2003, it was held for a long time in the same city of Katsunuma, Katsunuma-cho, but in May 2019, it was moved to the Koshu City Central Disaster Prevention Square called Shio-Musubi, located in front of the Koshu City Hall, where it is held now.
  • Iwama Bakery
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Koshu-shi Katsunumacho Katsunuma 3025
    A bread bakery situated on Prefectural Route 34 in Katsunuma Katsunuma-cho, Koshu City. The shop is famous for its Tsuki no Shizuku, a renowned local Koshu confection whose history dates back over 200 years to the Edo period. Consisting of Koshu grapes grown in Katsunuma coated in a layer of sugar one grape at a time, the shop sells them only for a limited time from September through February the following year.
  • Kabutoya Takeda Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Yamanashi Kofu-shi Yakata 3-7-15
    This souvenir shop located in Yakata 3-Chome, Kofu City is situated across from the Takeda Shrine, where Takeda Shingen is enshrined, and contains a replica of Takeda's helmet and a statue of him. Also available are t-shirts, stuffed dolls, fans, and more original Takeda Shingen goods.
  • Budoya Kofu (Koshu Yume Koji Shop)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Kofu Marunouchi 1-1-25 Koshu Yume Shoji Uchi
    "A Western confectionary shop located in 1-Chome Marunouchi, Kofu City in Koshu Yume Kouji, a shopping mall which recreates what the former castle town area looked like between the Meiji and early Showa periods. The shop's signature raisin sandwiches, made with the grapes are a local specialty product, have received Kofu no Akashi Kofu City brand certification. The shop also sells raisin bread made with natural yeast cultivated using grapes, ""fresh"" raisins made with huge grapes grown in the prefecture, juices, and wines."
  • Takeya Asakawa
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Yamanashi Kofu Saiwaicho 9-25
    "This Japanese confectionery store is located along Ise-dori Street in Saiwai-cho, Kofu City. They sell many confections, such as mame daifuku using freshly made mochi, ""okagesama dorayaki,"" which uses carefully-selected ingredients, and Takedayaki, which contains the emblem of the Takeda house. ""Budo Monaka,"" which is a paste that contains raisins, took home the President's special award at the National Confectionery Expo."
  • Minayo
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Kofu-shi Chuo 3-11-20
    "This marine products store is located along Uomachi-dori Street in Chuo 3-Chome, Kofu City. was established in 1584 as a fish shop. Its famous ""awabi nigai"" is always made with natural, domestic Japanese abalone, along with a secret sauce, and is prepared through a secret process passed down from generation to generation. It also sells products like ""awabi niwata"" made from abalone liver and smaller ""kotsubu nigai."""
  • Yamanashi Wine Kingdom
    Shopping
    Yamanashi Kofu Ikaricho 443
    This wine shop is located in Ikari-cho, Kofu City. A wide assortment of wines from wineries throughout the prefecture can be found in an interior inspired by the wine cellars of the Bordeaux region of France. In addition, it sells many original wines, and you can choose wine while tasting several selections. It also holds a wine glass art experience where you can create your own original wine glass.

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Yamanashi prefecture is the proud home of one of Japan's most celebrated icons: Mount Fuji. Although the mountain straddles both Yamanashi and Shizuoka, the most breathtaking views of Fuji-san can be seen from the Fuji Five Lakes north of the mountain in Yamanashi prefecture. The plethora of outdoor activities in and around the lakes all have the benefit of the country's highest mountain as their backdrop, and we can assure you that it is an unforgettable sight.

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