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Address: 2611 Kofuchumachi, Kofu 400-0014, Yamanashi Prefecture
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A good reason to visit Kofu

I was in Kofu for business. But I loved it. Great people, good food, great places where to have a drink amongst the locals. Here you have a taste of the real Japan, and its great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2016
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated new year here by tradition. Very nice traditional temple with spirit. Also Nice View From Here On The City.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Easy to get since a bus runs from the North exit of Kofu station but unless you have some love for Takeda Shingen, the shrine is pretty ordinary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I was in Kofu for business. But I loved it. Great people, good food, great places where to have a drink amongst the locals. Here you have a taste of the real Japan, and its great history. Takeda Shingen is a hero. He initiated the unification of Japan and had a vision about its future. Somehow, it is under this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Shingen Takeda was a great & fearless Busho (samurai). His shrine is very peaceful. The shrine has lots of trees and a beautiful Kagura stage.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Sacred place,the memorial of the most powerful samulai who brought peace and prosperity to Kofu. Like other shrines in Japan,being there will make you calm and relaxed.Never miss this place if you visit Kofu.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was my second time visiting this Shrine. Not only for the sakura bloom, I went there for Shingen festival (信玄公祭り) as well. The main focus of this festival was of course the samurai parade. Before it started, each samurai team, which was leading by one of 24 Takeda's generals, would go to Takeda Shrine for victory prayer. This simulated... More 

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Shizuoka, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

It's really worth to visit there when being in Kofu city. We can get calm,safe and peaceful moment there. Yellow leaves are beautiful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

My friend suggested that I come out to Kofu to see the annual Samurai Festival. The prospect of seeing more than 1500 fully armed and armoured Samurai parading through the town was more than enough to convince me. And what does this have to do with the shrine? Before the parade, a large number of the Samurai congregate at the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

One of the best Shinto shrine in the region. It is dedicated to the lord Takeda Shinga; it is well preserved with nice surrounding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

This is a lovely spot in Kofu--beautiful grounds to wander through, wildlife (look for the Black-Crowned Night Herons while you are there), and lovely, ancient-seeming buildings. Well worth a visit; you'll leave feeling rejuvenated by the beauty of the grounds and the sense of history.

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