KCP Fall 2017 Students Visit Yamanashi

Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県) in Chūbu region, Honshu, Japan, is a popular destination for its beautiful scenery. It is surrounded by many of the country’s highest mountains including the majestic Mount Fuji in the southern border with Shizuoka. Yamanashi has a colorful history beginning with a prehistoric society that progressed through the hunting, fishing, and gathering stages during the Jōmon period.

Yamanashi is easily accessible by road and rail. Some of the more popular places to visit in the area are Mount Fuji, the highland resort of Kiyosato, Kōfu city, Senga Falls, the Fuji Five Lakes, the Kuonji Temple in Minobu, and the Koshu wineries.

Join KCP’s fall 2017 batch of students as they explore Yamanashi! See more photos at KCP Flickr.