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Articles and travel guides on famous and not so famous destinations in Yamanashi Prefecture (Kai Province in the olden days).
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  • Iwadono Castle
    Very nice write-up! I have been cycling there a couple of times, usually starting at Otsuki Station, then taking R139 up to Matsuhime-toge. I...
Iwadono Castle (岩殿城 Iwadono-jō) is a hilltop castle located in Otsuki, Yamanashi Prefecture. Arriving at JR Otsuki Station, you will find a huge...
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Kōfu Castle (甲府城 Kōfu-jō), also known as Maizuru Castle, was built by Asano Yoshinaga (浅野幸長, 1576-1613) in 1600, as a new government base of Kai...
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Yōgai Castle, also known as Yōgaiyama Castle (要害山城 Yōgaiyama-jō), is a Sengoku-era hilltop castle built in the former province of Kai (modern-day...
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The Tsutsujigasaki Residence (躑躅ヶ崎館 Tsutsuji-ga-saki Yakata) was the residence of the Takeda clan. In 1519, Takeda Nobutora (武田信虎, 1494-1574), the...
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