Kofu Tourism, Japan

Visit Kofu - Best of Kofu

Kōfu (甲府市 Kōfu-shi) is the capital city of Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan. As of November 1, 2015, the city had an estimated population of 193,127 and a population density of 909 persons per km2. The total area was 212.41 square kilometres (82.01 sq mi). Kōfu's name means "capital of Kai Province". During the Sengoku period, it was famous as the stronghold of Takeda Shingen.


Planning a vacation to Kofu in Japan? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Kofu is Tokyo. Take a short trip from Kofu and set some time aside to explore the Tokyo. Dotted with places like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Kofu*

  • Kofu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kofu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kofu.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Kofu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 91.41 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kofu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kofu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.32 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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