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Yamanashi Prefectural Flower Center, ‘Heidi’s Village’

Map (Google Map)

2471 Asao, Akeno-cho, Hokuto City, Yamanashi

By Bus

  • 30 mins by Kayagadake Mizugaki Den-en Bus from Nirasaki Station, JR Chuo Line. (Seasonal operation from April 5th to November 24th)

By Tax

  • 20 mins from Nirasaki Station, JR Chuo Line

By Car

  • 15 mins from Chuo Expressway, Nirasaki I.C.
  • 10 mins from Chuo Expressway, Sutama I.C.

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Isawa Hot Spring Resort

Map (Google Map)

By Car

From Shinjuku

  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway, Ichinomiya-Misaka I.C. (Approximately 1 hour 10 mins)

From Saitama

  • Ken-O Expressway, Tsurugashima JCT → Hachioji JCT → Chuo Expressway, Ichinomiya-Misaka I.C.(Approximately 2 hours)
  • Route 140(Approximately 2 hours 30 mins)

From Shizuoka

  • Tomei Expressway, Fuji I.C. → Nishi-Fuji Road, Toll Gate → Route 139 → Route 358 → Route 140, for Isawa
    (Approximately 2 hours)
  • Tomei Expressway, Gotemba I.C. → Route 138 → Higashi-Fujigoko Toll Road → Chuo Expressway, Otsuki JCT, for Kofu → Ichinomiya-Misaka I.C. (Approximately 1 hour 30 mins)

From Nagoya

  • Chuo Expressway, Nagoya I.C. → Ichinomiya-Misaka I.C. (Approximately 3 hours 30 mins)

By Train

From Shinjuku

  • Shinjuku Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Isawa-Onsen Station (Approximately 1 hour 40 mins)
  • Shinjuku Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Yamanashishi Station (Change to local train) → Kasugaicho Station(Approximately 1 hour 35 mins)

From Shizuoka

  • Shizuoka Station, JR Minobu Line (Express) → Kofu Station (Change to express or local train) → Isawa-Onsen Station(Approximately 2 hours 20 mins)

From Nagoya

  • Nagoya Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Shiojiri Station (Change to express train) → Isawa-Onsen Station (Approximately 3 hours)

Highway Bus

From Shinjuku

  • Shinjuku → (Via Kofu-Minami) Chuo Expressway Shakado, Chuo Expressway Kai-Ichinomiya, Chuo Expressway Misaka, Chuo Expressway Yatsushiro, Chuo Expressway Sakaigawa (Approximately 1 hour 40 mins)
  • Shinjuku → (Via Isawa) Ichinomiya, Isawa-Onsen (Approximately 1 hour 50 mins)

From Saitama

  • Saitama-Shintoshin Station → Isawa(Approximately 3 hours 10 mins)

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Kiyosato Highland

Map (Google Map)

By Train

From Tokyo

  • Shinjuku Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Kobuchizawa Station (Change to Komi Line local train) → Kiyosato Station (Approximately 2 hours 30 mins)

From Nagoya

  • Nagoya Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Shiojiri Station (Change to local train) → Kobuchizawa Station (Change to Komi Line local train) → Kiyosato Station (Approximately 3 hours 50 mins)

By Car

From Tokyo

  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway → Kobuchizawa I.C. → Yatsugatake Kogen Line (Approximately 2 hours 50 mins)
  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway → Sutama I.C. → Route 141 (Approximately 2 hours 20 mins)
  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway → Nagasaka I.C. → Kiyosato Kogen Toll Road (Approximately 2 hours 25 mins)

From Nagoya

  • Chuo Expressway, Komaki I.C. → Kobuchizawa I.C. → Yatsugatake Kogen Line (Approximately 3 hours 30 mins)
  • Chuo Expressway, Komaki I.C. → Nagasaka I.C. → Kiyosato Kogen Toll Road, 15 mins (Approximately 3 hours 25 mins)
  • Chuo Expressway, Komaki I.C. → Sutama I.C. → Route 141(Approximately 3 hours 40 mins)

By Bus

From Tokyo

  • Shinjuku → Via Chuo Expressway → Suwa and Matsumoto
  • Ikebukuro → Via Kan-etsu / Joshin-etsu Expressways → Saku
    * Direct highway bus in operation(Reservation required)

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Minobusan Kuonji Temple

Map (Google Map)

3567 Minobu, Minobu-cho, Minami-Koma-gun, Yamanash

By Train

From Tokyo

  • Shinjuku Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Kofu Station, JR Minobu Line (Express) → Minobu Station(Approximately 2 hours 40 mins)
  • Tokyo Station, JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line → Shin-Fuji Station → Fuji Station, JR Minobu Line (Express)→ Minobu Station (Approximately 2 hours 15 mins)
    * Take a bus or taxi between Shin-Fuji Station and Fuji Station.

From Kansai

  • Shin-Osaka Station, JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line → Shin-Fuji Station → Fuji Station, JR Minobu Line (Express) → Minobu Station (Approximately 2 hours 50 mins)
    * Take a bus or taxi between Shin-Fuji Station and Fuji Station.

By Car

From Tokyo

  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway → Chubu-Odan Expressway → Masuho I.C. → Kajikazawa (Route 52) → Minobu (Approximately 3 hours)
    * You can also use Chuo Expressway, Kofu-Minami I.C.
  • Tomei Expressway, Tokyo I.C. → Fuji I.C. → Fujinomiya → Shibakawa (Route 52) → Minobu (Approximately 3 hours)
    * You can also use Fujikawa SA Smart I.C. (ETC only). (Except large vehicles)

From Kansai

  • Chuo Expressway, Komaki I.C. → Chubu-Odan Expressway → Masuho I.C. → Kajikazawa (Route 52) → Minobu (Approximately 4 hours 30 mins)
  • Tomei Expressway, Komaki I.C. → Shimizu I.C. (Route 1) → Okitsu (Route 52) → Minobu (Approximately 3 hours)
    * You can also use Fujikawa SA Smart I.C. (ETC only). (Exit only. Except large vehicles)

Highway Bus

From Tokyo

  • Shinjuku Line → Minami Alps City → Minobusan(Approximately 3 hours 30 mins)
    * This direct highway bus running between Shinjuku and Minobusan is very convenient for visiting the temple

From JR Minobu Station

  • A bus operates between JR Minobu Station and the last stop Minobusan. You can also take a taxi.
‘Minobusan Shuttle Bus Kuonji Line’ Guide

A shuttle bus service operates between Minobusan bus stop, the last on the regular bus line, and Minobusan Kuonji Temple.

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Fuji-Q Highland

Map (Google Map)

5-6-1 Shin-nishihara, Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi

By Car

From Tokyo

  • Shuto Expressway Route 4, Shinjuku I.C. → Chuo Expressway, Via Otsuki JCT → Kawaguchiko I.C.
  • Shuto Expressway Route 3 → Tomei Expressway → Gotemba I.C. → Route 138 →Subashiri I.C. → Higashi-Fujigoko Toll Road → Fujiyoshida I.C.

By Bus

From Tokyo

  • Tokyo Station, Yaesu South Exit → Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, Via Ichigao (Approximately 2 hours 40 mins)
  • Shinjuku Station, West Exit → Chuo Highway Bus, Fujigoko Line (Approximately 1 hour 40 mins)
  • Yokohama Station, West Exit → Tomei Expressway (Approximately 2 hours 30 mins)
  • Approximately 3 hours from Omiya Station.
  • Approximately 90 mins from Shin-Matsuda Station, Odakyu Line.
  • 3 hours 45 mins from Kan-etsu Kotsu Shibukawa Office.
  • 3 hours 10 mins from Matsudo, Kashiwa, Nishi-Funabashi, Shin-Urayasu.
  • Approximately 1 hour 20 mins from Mishima Station, North Exit via Nagaizumi-nameri Station and Senpuku-shita.

From Koushin-etsu, Chukyo and Kansai

  • Approximately 4 hours 10 mins from Nagoya Station, Meitetsu Bus Center.
  • Return bus from Abenobashi Station (JR Tennoji Station) via Meishin Ibaraki, Takatsuki and Kyoto Station, Hachijo Exit.

By Train

From Tokyo

  • Shinjuku Station, JR Chuo Line (Express) → Otsuki Station → Fuji Kyuko Line(Approximately 1 hour 50 mins)

From Koushin-etsu, Chukyo and Kansai

  • All main JR stations (JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line) → Shin-Fuji Station → Fujikyu Bus(Bound for Fuji-Q Highland)