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Shōsen-kyō, Kofu

(4.2/5 based on 320 reviews on the web)
Take a hike along Shōsen-kyō, a narrow gorge rich in natural sights, from interesting rock formations to tall, leafy trees. Set within a wider national park, the gorge features a mountain river and a tall waterfall, visible from the main hiking route that follows the gorge. Take in sights of interestingly shaped rocks, all carved by nature into shapes that locals have mythologized and named after animals they resemble. The surrounding forested mountains offer seasonal displays of color, making the gorge and its natural backdrop particularly popular with photographers. Arrange to visit Shōsen-kyō and other attractions in Kofu using our Kofu vacation route planner.
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  • Please had a bus is bus goes up in the winter and went to. Many sights and attractions which explain was you. Thanks to child Hana yori dango is the barrier tour stamp rally was in heaven was around stores. In winter slightly less had received kind support in the shop. If you watch the shadow play Museum is down about 30 minutes ago the bus leaves from the shadow play Museum, the Green Mile, so including it next time I want to plan a and.
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  • From Oku-Tama district was touring in the past. I would place the easy to drive by car or on a motorcycle. Even walk a little scene while walking, but we do not recommend you take a walk uphill is fine, so get off the car and enjoy lounging foliage in the vicinity in the colored leaves and splendid rocky peaks would be worth a look. Starry sky as seen around the sunset shines so bright and beautiful.
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  • We have visited in the winter, so there still rose, car ride along the River Valley. It is a magnificent waterfalls and rock formations along the way. Our store is 手持無沙汰. I think next time I come to the autumn season.
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  • One of the best places to visit in Yamanashi in autumn. This valley gorge is the perfect spot for walking and taking pictures of fall foliage.
  • Beautiful. But someone insert coins in crack or throw in a pound & dent...why?
  • Very beautiful gorge.
  • Long walk along a river... lots of bugs.
  • The valley belongs to the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, in the upper reaches of the Arakawa. It seems so relatively close to Tokyo can enjoy the season of spring and autumn. Overall, the length of the Canyon is at 5 km, which can travel freely? Sen-Ah waterfall staircase and do somewhat reassuring. fitted with ramps is about 180. As a special scenic spot of the country are selected to Japan 25 WINS. Official name is called "mitake shosenkyo" from a scene like that. Nice stroll after eating the Yamanashi Prefecture specialties hoto! as the face of shosenkyo from 300 years ago known as Crystal peak and the Yamanashi Prefecture, have "Crystal" as a souvenir of the classic quartz mines are found in shosenkyo.
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