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Kofu Castle Ruins

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Area:Kofu/Shosen Gorge

Kofu Castle was built after the destruction of the Takeda Clan at the end of the 16th Century. It once covered a large area of 20 hectares, and today a part of the castle ruins is open to the public as Maizuru Castle Park which is a relaxing place for the citizens. In the park there is a ‘Yamanashi "Home of Mt. Fuji" Information Corner’ which introduces the charms of Yamanashi. There is a special bus and disabled parking area. *Please apply in advance. Contact: Urban Planning Division, Chuhoku Construction Office. Telephone: 055-224-1673

Location

Zip-code

400-0031

Address

Marunouchi 1-chome, Kofu City

Transportation

Nearest I.C.

Chuo Expressway, Kofu-Showa IC

Nearest station

JR Chuo Main Line, Kofu Station

Nearest highway bus stop

Kofu Station

Nearest bus stop

Kofu-eki-kitaguchi

Transportation details

5 minutes on foot from Kofu Station, JR Chuo Line.

Parking

Bus

4buses

Notes

There is a dedicated parking lot for buses and people with disabilities *Prior request required (Contact: Chuhoku Building Office City Maintenance Department phone number: 055-224-1673)

Facilities

Rest room 

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Contact

Name

Kofu City Tourism Association

Telephone number

055-235-2722

Fax number

055-221-3040

E-mail

kankou@yamakan-sk.jp

URL

http://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/index.html( External link )

Time required

from 30 minutes

Opening Hours

9:00am-5:00pm

Closing Days

Mondays (if Monday is a holiday, it is open.), The day after holidays, Year-end through New Year holidays (December 29-January 3)

Fee

Free of charge

Views

View of Mt. Fuji  View of The Southern Alps  Stunning night view 

Links

Service in other languages is available

Foreign language assistance

English

Type of foreign language assistance

Guide by "Kofu Castle Guide Shitai (Kofu-jo Goannaishitai)" (Confirm when making reservation)

Universal Design

Parking for wheelchair visitors  Rest room for wheelchair users  AED equipped 

This information is current as of September 6, 2016
The contents are subject to change without prior notification.
Please contact each facility, shop or tourist spot for further information.