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Minami Alps Tourism Association
Feb. 19, 2024
This is the Minami-Alps Tourism Association. We will continue to send out attractive information about Minami-Alps City in Yamanashi Prefecture through COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, so thank you. ◇What is Minami-Alps City in Yamanashi Prefecture? ◇ Minami-Alps City in Yamanashi Prefecture occupies about 5.9% of the total area of Yamanashi Prefecture and has a population of about 70,000. Located in the western part of Yamanashi Prefecture, the city is surrounded by the magnificent nature of the Southern Alps. In 2003, six towns/villages, namely Hatta Village, Shirane Town, Ashiyasu Village, Wakakusa Town, Kushigata Town, and Kosai Town in Nakakoma District, Yamanashi Prefecture, merged to form Minami-Alps City. In 2014, the entire city of Minami-Alps City was registered as a Minami-Alps UNESCO Eco Park. The Minami-Alps surrounding Minami-Alps City is the largest mountain range in Japan, spanning the three prefectures of Nagano, Yamanashi, and Shizuoka, and is loved by many mountaineers with a series of 3,000-meter-high peaks such as Kitadake, the second highest peak in Japan, Mt. Senjogetake, Mt. Houou Sanzan, and Mt. Kai-komagatake. ◇Introduction to sightseeing spots in Minami-Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture◇ ・Ecopa Inagako It is a spot where you can experience various things such as Nature Classroom, Forest Science Museum, camping, and BBQ facilities in nature on the slopes of Mt. Kushigata. It is also a popular spot for families who can enjoy contact with nature. ・Yukyari no Sato Juen "Yukyari no Sato Juen" is a complex facility equipped with 100% hot springs flowing from the source, lodging facilities, Barbecue area, and tennis courts. Use it as a base for mountain climbing. ・Roadside Station Shirane Agricultural Products Market It will be renovated in April 2023, and you can enjoy shopping in a spacious store. You can buy fresh local fruits and vegetables, as well as Specialty products, and it is a popular spot visited by many people from inside and outside the prefecture. ・Yashagami Pass A mountain pass at the southern end of the Houou Sanzan in the Southern Alps, offering spectacular views of the Southern Alps. It can be climbed in about 1 hour, so it is recommended for family climbing. ◇Specialty products and gourmet foods of Minami-Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture◇ Minami-Alps City is also known for its rich fruit production, including cherries, plums, peaches, grapes, oysters, Kiwi fruits, and Shine Muscat. During the season when these fruits are in season, you can enjoy fruit picking at the orchards in Minami-Alps City. In particular, cherry picking and Shine Muscat harvesting experiences are very popular with families and couples. These fruits are also popular as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei. ◇Abundant nature and hot springs in Minami-Alps City◇ Minami-Alps City is blessed with abundant hot spring resources as well as seasonal nature. There are many hot spring facilities in Minami-Alps City, and we meet a wide range of needs, from hot springs that can be enjoyed on a day trip to hotels and inns. Please spend time refreshing your body and mind in the hot spring. The Minami-Alps City of Yamanashi Prefecture is full of charms that will be remembered by people who visit it, such as abundant nature and delicious Specialty Products We look forward to welcoming you to Minami-Alps City. COOL JAPAN VIDEOS will provide you with recommendations for Minami-Alps City, so please look forward to it!
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  • Yamanashi Prefecture
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  • Camping/Glamping
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