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Shosenkyo

Address: Ikari-cho, Kofu 400-0000, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 34 Attractions in Kofu
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The water fall is located up in the mountains, and unless you have a vehicle getting there can be quite interesting. That being said, I was fortunate enough to hook up with the Yamanashi prefecture free guides association last year when I was at the Five Lakes. I contacted the same guides who brought me around the last time and... More 

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Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

There are fantastic nature.Beutiful waterfalls and fanny shape rocks.u can relax there.In aautumn, red and yellow leaves cover the montains.

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Tokyo, Japan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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Hawaii
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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221 reviews 221 reviews
78 attraction reviews
266 helpful votes 266 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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Singapore
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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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