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We have created “Must see places in Japan”  Top 40 lists. Here is No.1 through No.10. No.1 Fushimi Inari, Kyoto No.2 Kanazawa, Ishikawa No.3 Todaiji Temple, Nara No.4 Asakusa Sensoji, Tokyo No.5 Mr. Fuji, Shizuoka and Yamanashi No.6 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima No.7 Shirakawago, Gifu No.8 Miyajima, Hiroshima No.9 Takayama, Gifu No.10 Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo Let’s find out No.11 trought No. 40....

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Three Reasons to Visit: Yamanashi

Three Reasons to Visit: Yamanashi


Posted By on Oct 17, 2015

Yamanashi prefecture, some 120 km from Tokyo, is known for its traditional foods, fruit picking, and wineries. Visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji while eating delicious, high-quality foods year-long. With the convenience of trains, it’s easy to take a short trip out to Yamanashi to relax and enjoy fresh produce.   1. Fruit Known for its bounty of seasonal fruit, Yamanashi is the prefecture to visit year round...

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Arriving at Soryu Winery in Yamanashi prefecture, it is difficult to believe one is still in Japan. The red-tiled roofs of the winery and accompanying buildings are reminiscent of a European winery. Founded in 1899 by two Japanese men who had traveled to France to become educated in wine-making techniques of the region, Soryu Winery Co., Ltd. pioneered wine-making in Japan. In the late 2000s, a fourth-generation winemaker joined Soryu...

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Yamanashi prefecture, some 120 km from Tokyo, is known for its traditional foods, fruit picking, and wineries. Visitors can enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji while eating delicious, high-quality foods year-long. With the convenience of trains, it’s easy to take a short trip out to Yamanashi to relax and enjoy fresh produce. Houtou, made by stewing flat udon noodles and vegetables in miso soup, is a regional specialty. Unlike...

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Monde Winery Tour in Yamanashi

Monde Winery Tour in Yamanashi


Posted By on Jul 16, 2014

  Yamanashi prefecture, known for its breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji and its bounty of fresh fruit and other foods, is also a popular destination for wine enthusiasts. Serving chilled red wine and a variety of alcoholic drinks native to the area, Yamanashi pleases its visitors with good beverages and a view. Winery tours are also an available form of recreation in Yamanashi prefecture. In Isawa Onsen area, one winery which welcomes...

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Shrines and temples are popular throughout Japan as places of great tradition, peace, and beauty. Visiting shrines and temples is a frequent activity of most Japanese people. Takeda Shrine, located in Kofu, Yamanashi prefecture, is a classic example of the beauty found within Japan. A large, impressive shrine located among greenery, the shrine is a peaceful escape from the town just at its border. Takeda Shrine, a Shinto shrine, was...

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