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Ikari-cho, Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture 400-0000, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 33 Attractions in Kofu
Type: Bodies of Water
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Tokyo, Japan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

u gonna love the nature here...a place for refreshment! Though there is a saying that a couple may break if both entered in one place in shosenkyou..just heard

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Silsden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

When in Japan each year, I can quite easily lose myself just wandering around taking in the visual splendour of the countryside. The area around Shosenkyo was no different. Visited the area during November 2012 with my wife and her sister and mother and was rewarded by blue skies and a lack of rain. Great weather. And what colours all... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

From Kofu Train station go to the bus terminal directly outside. There is an office where someone can assist you as to which stop to wait for the local bus. It is a local bus with very limited seats and you are packed like sardines during the peak autumn color season. About an hour ride, you may get off at... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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189 reviews 189 reviews
68 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

While visiting Japan for my son's wedding, my son's in-laws brought us here to see the beautiful waterfalls. There was plenty of parking and no cost to enter the grounds. Despite the fact I live within 10 minutes of Niagara Falls in Canada, I was most impressed with these beautiful waterfalls. We took steps down a ways to take some... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

The staff in the bus station (next to Kofu JR station) and driver do not speak English at all so we faced some difficulty. We figured out later that we need to take bus 3 or 4 from the bus station and pay the driver when we alight. The scenery is definitely worth the time and effort!

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