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  • Yamanashi Prefectural Maglev Exhibition Center
    156 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Tsurushi Ogatayama 2381
    This facility in Tsuru City, Yamanashi Prefecture is a place where people can learn first-hand how superconducting magnetic levitation (SCMaglev) railways work. Visitors can also watch tests on the Yamanashi maglev test line or check out models and exhibits that introduce SCMaglev technology and the Chuo Shinkansen. The adjacent Waku-waku Yamanashi-kan features an area with tourist information on Yamanashi Prefecture on its second floor, while its first flour features a shop that offers local products.

    They have a range of exhibits on the train, how magnetic levitation works, and the impact that this new train will have on Japanese society. The day that we were there the train was running at...

  • Doshi no Mori Camp Site
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugundoushimura 10701
    This camp site in Doshi Village, Minamitsuru County, Yamanashi Prefecture sits on around two kilometers of a bank of the Sagase River, a tributary of the Doshi River. Surrounded by rivers and trees, the camping site features great views, as well as a pool in the center of the site. The camp site, which also offers bungalows, can handle a large range of group sizes.
  • Forest Adventure Kosuge
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Kitatsurugunkosugemura 3445
    Guests at this outdoor park put on a special harness in order to enjoy a number of different activities. The park, which was designed around the theme of coexistence with nature, allows guests to the mountain wind throughout their whole body while enjoying the scenery. The park is also popular for the adjacent hot springs spa where guests can relax after a hard day of fun.


  • Katsuragawa Wellness Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Otsukishi Tomihamamachi Torisawa 8438
    A park on top of a hill overlooking Otsuki City, Katsuragawa Wellness Park is divided into three zones, west, central, and east, which each feature their own special facilities. The central zone has an agricultural training garden, and an exhibition hall in which you can experience agriculture and the life in Satoyama, long operated by Koshu. It also has events every season. The east zone has a picnic area where you can barbeque.
  • Saruhashi Neighborhood Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Otsukishi Saruhashimachi Saruhashi
    During the hydrangea season, visitors at this park can enjoy viewing the many hydrangeas along its promenade. The roughly 200 meter-long promenade leads to Saru Bridge, known as one of Japan's three most famous unusual bridges. The park also features an area near the Katsura River that flows through the northern part of the park where visitors can enjoy barbequing and other activities. Part of the park is home to the municipally-operated Otsuki City Local Material Museum. The museum features exhibits on the history and natural environment of Otsuki City, including the 12 Views of Beautiful Fuji.
  • Narago Fishing Field
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Otsukishi Nanahomachi Narago 10
    Visitors to this managed fishing area with lots of nature and greenery can enjoy fishing and barbequing. Easy access from central Tokyo and a quiet and secluded atmosphere make it popular with anglers. The fishing spots are stocked with rainbow trout, landlocked masu salmon, amago, and char depending on the season. Anglers may bring up to 30 pieces of natural bait or up to 10 artificial lures or fly.
  • Berry Park in FISH ON! Shishidome
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Tsurushi Shishidome 1543
    This managed fishing area is a place where beginning and expert anglers alike can enjoy spending a day communing with nature. Its 70,000 square-meter grounds also include a barbequing area, tennis courts, and more. The park offers two types of accommodations, a hotel and log houses, as well as a weekend-only pony land, a summer-only water play area for children, and more, making it popular with families.
  • Toyanosawa Auto Camp
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugundoushimura 12704
    Perfect for kids to play in the shallow waters, Toyanosawa has Toyanosawa Auto Camp, which features tent sites in the forest and near the river, and also have five bungalows. The free-to-use bathhouse has cypress baths for you to enjoy in luxury. In early summer, the golden-rayed lilies bloom beautifully, which you can gaze at while relaxing in the middle of quiet nature.
  • Yamabushi Auto Camp
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugundoushimura 12753-3
    Open yearly from late April to Late November, the Yamabushi Auto Camp is a camp site located on the banks of Doshi Valley. You can enjoy nature in a variety of ways, from grabbing fish, playing in the water, birdwatching, insect collecting, and barbequing. There is also an oven for handmade pizzas, and a smoking oven, both of which can be used if you make a reservation.
  • Horenbo-no-Mori Campsite
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Kitatsurugunkosugemura 2402-2
    Horenbo no Mori Campsite lets you enjoy the outdoors in mountains and rivers, as a clear flowing river becomes one with the forest. You can choose from four types of lodging: bungalow, cabin, auto site, or tent site. And there is a stone oven and a Goemonburo bath to try. There are items available for rent so even novice campers have no need to worry.
  • Hana no Mori Auto Campia
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugundoushimura Kaminakayama 9709-1
    This campground is in Doshi Village, Minamitsuru County, Yamanashi Prefecture. They have a full range of accommodations including vehicle accessible tent sites, authentic Finland made log houses and cabins, and real log cottages. They also have something from amateurs to experienced campers can enjoy outdoor fun in the changing of the seasons.
  • Tabayama Village Municipal Fishing Spot
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Kitatsuruguntabayamamura 1255
    This fishing spot is located at the midpoint of Tabayama Gorge in Tabayama Village, Kitatsuru County, Yamanashi Prefecture. Visitors can even try to catch masu salmon with their bare hands in the river's shallows. The fishing spot, which operates from March to the end of November, features a barbeque house where visitors can cook and eat the fish they catch.
  • Skyvalley Campground
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Doshimura 11754-1
  • Doshi Village Tourist Farm Auto Camping Ground
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Minamitsuru-gun Doshimura Koji 9240
  • Genshi-mura
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Kitatsuru-gun Kosugemura 1970
  • Tabayama Roller Slide
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Kitatsuru-gun Tabayamamura 437
  • Forest Adventure‧Kosuge
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Kitatsuru-gun Kosugemura 3445
  • Uenohara Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Uenohara-shi
  • Tsuru Museum Museum Tsuru
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Tsuru-shi Kamiya 1-chome 5-1
  • Auto camp in mujina
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Yamanashi Pref. Minamitsurugundoushimura 9707

Yamanashi Main Areas


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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