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5 Reasons to Venture Outside of Tokyo with a Fun Kofu Day-Trip!

Have you ever heard of Kofu? Kofu is a town in the Yamanashi prefecture, next to Tokyo. Though this is not a very famous place, Kofu has a lot of attractive sites. Here are five popular sites in Yamanashi that are worth the visit! 1. Shadow Picture Museum   This museum features shadow pictures created…

Shosenkyo Gorge, The Perfect Green Getaway

If you are looking for an inexpensive, short, unforgettable getaway for your weekend, a trip to Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, would be a perfect choice. One famous sightseeing spot where you would feel totally refreshed is the Shosenkyo Gorge (御嶽昇仙峡, Mitake Shōsenkyō). It is part of the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park, which covers more than…