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Shosen Valley

Ikaricho | Chichibu Tama Kai National Park, Kofu 400-0000, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Shosen Valley

This is an amazing place to go too. It as many things to offer and many amazing views. I would... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Saul M
Waterfall straight from a Disney movie

My first stop was to see one of the shrine's in the area. I had amazing tour guides who were able... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Kristen H
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Ikaricho | Chichibu Tama Kai National Park, Kofu 400-0000, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is an amazing place to go too. It as many things to offer and many amazing views. I would really recommend this place to other people. It is a place to experience Japanese culture and a country side feel to it. I would for...More

Thank Saul M
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My first stop was to see one of the shrine's in the area. I had amazing tour guides who were able to walk us through the process they take when visiting the shrine as well it's history. Being able to take part in the steps...More

1  Thank Kristen H
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Visiting Shosen valley is the really see a glimpse of what Japan has to offer in the way of nature. Immensely beautiful, this place in combination with the waterfall and gorgeous fresh water make for an outing you will never forget. Throwing coins onto cliffs,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This place is so beautiful. You get to connect with nature due to the fact that is surrounded by a lot of trees and the waterfall is majestic. The sound of the water helps you connect with nature and appreciate more the view/landscape. Next time...More

1  Thank Priscila G
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Exploring Shosen Valley was the experience of a lifetime. I saw so many beautiful and timeless sights that I will never forget. It was truly breathtaking and I hope I can go back soon. It was such an amazing experience and I had so much...More

1  Thank Victoria G
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

You can't even count the trash in the area. The nature is something out of a fiction movie, looks untouched by man. The shrines are lowly populated so you can go full tourist mode if you wish. There are nice tourist shops in the area...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Shosen Valley is full of things to do for all types of people but the main eye catcher is the views of the mountain side and all of its hidden beauty. this place is really a area where soul meets body.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

i took multiple trips around Kofu and found much to do. visitinig shrines, found many beautfiul land marks, found some great places to visit. i got to visit Kanazakura Shrine and it was very beautiful and got to experience the japanese customs when visiting a...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

i had an amazing time on this trip! the shadow museum was very unique and something i have never seen before. to see such an interesting way of creating art was truly memorizing.it was a unique experience that i wont never forget. i would truly...More

Thank joshuasalazar
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

My family and I took a drive from Kawaguchiko up to Shosenkyo gorge and were not disappointed. The main gorge and waterfall was beautiful by itself, but together with the autumn coloured leaves, this was really a sight to behold. I highly recommend driving there...More

Thank thngk2016
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Amy H
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I'm afraid it does not, bar some very early and late services which are presumably for the locals to get into Kofu for work (and go the opposite direction from the one you'd need for a day drip). I would imagine in winter it... More
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