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Yamanashi Prefecture is located in Chubu, the capital is Kofu. One of the inland prefecture, featuring a fertile central valley, the Kōfu Basin, surrounded by many of the highest mountains in Japan including the highest, Mt. Fuji located on the southern border with Shizuoka Prefecture.
Lake Kawaguchi is one of the Fuji Five Lakes, locate at the foot of Mt. Fuji. In 2013 the lake was added to the World Heritage of UNESCO List as part of the Fujisan Cultural Site.
Kofu valley is good for agriculture, mainly fruits like grapes, peaches, cherries and plums. Today almost Japanese wine made in Yamanashi. In addition, roughly 40% of the mineral water bottled in Japan comes from Yamanashi, mainly from around the Southern Alps, Mt. Fuji. Suntory Group to open the Hakushu distillery in the northern Yamanashi town of Hokuto.
Fujiyoshida Fire Festival, marks the end of the summer climbing season on Mount Fuji. Held on the last weekend in August.
  • Lake Kawaguchi
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