Yamanashi Prefecture Yamanashi prefecture Places to visit in Yamanashi Fuji Five Lakes Scenic area around Mt Fuji with volcanic lakes. Minobusan Kuonji Head temple of Nichiren school of Japanese Buddhism. Shimobe Onsen Historic onsen village and scenic river valley. Yatsugatake Mountain range on the border of Yamanashi and Nagano. Shosenkyo River gorge with waterfall and viewpoint with Mt Fuji views. Takeda Shrine Shinto shrine dedicated to Takeda Shingen. Keitokuin Buddhist temple dedicated to Takeda Katsuyori. Saruhashi Historic bridge of unusual design. Kofu Castle City park on the grounds of former castle. Places to stay in Yamanashi Yamadaya Hotel Ryokan on Lake Shojiko (Fuji Five Lakes) Kiyosato Seisenryo Retreat center in Yatsugatake. Kaminoyu Onsen Ryokan in Kofu city.