Yamanashi Prefecture Tourism, Japan

Visit Yamanashi Prefecture - Best of Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県 Yamanashi-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of the main island of Honshu. The prefecture is landlocked, featuring a fertile central valley, the Kōfu Basin, surrounded by many of the highest mountains in Japan including the highest, Mount Fuji located on the southern border with Shizuoka. The capital of the prefecture is the city of Kōfu.


Planning a vacation to Yamanashi Prefecture in Japan? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. After your splendid visit to Yamanashi Prefecture, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Tokyo. Take a short trip from Yamanashi Prefecture 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. Also, to reach Yamanashi Prefecture, you'll have to take a flight to Tokyo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Yamanashi Prefecture, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Travel to Yamanashi Prefecture

- Know before you go to Yamanashi Prefecture

Facts and Stats for Yamanashi Prefecture*

  • Yamanashi Prefecture: Crime and Safety

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

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Yamanashi Prefecture - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 100 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 89.53 (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 Yamanashi Prefecture

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yamanashi Prefecture

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.77 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.52 USD

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

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