YAMANASHI – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Thu, 13 Aug 2020 01:54:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 Yamanashi Science Museum https://bestlivingjapan.com/yamanashi-science-center/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/yamanashi-science-center/#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2020 01:52:18 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=72147 The Yamanashi Prefectural Science Center (山梨県立科学館) is a great spot to spend a couple hours. It’s connected to Yamanashi’s Kodomo no Kuni, has up to 200 free parking spaces and is a short 30 min drive to the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art and the Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Literature. They have lots to explore …

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Atagoyama Kodomo no kuni (Children’s Land) https://bestlivingjapan.com/kodomo-no-kuni/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/kodomo-no-kuni/#respond Tue, 01 Oct 2019 06:31:38 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=60113 Atagoyama Kodomo no kuni (Children’s Land) in Yamanashi is a fantastic, free spot to take your kids. We happened to go during a Yamanashi Schools’ Sports Day weekend so we had the entire park to ourselves! Atagoyama Kodomo no kuni (Children’s Land) is divided into many areas; the Freedom Square, Bicycle Space, Lion Pond, Flower …

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Mikyou Yamanashi – Wine Beef https://bestlivingjapan.com/mikyou-yamanashi-wine-beef/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/mikyou-yamanashi-wine-beef/#respond Fri, 26 Jul 2019 06:02:29 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=59097 Mikyou Yamanashi Wine Beef is highly rated beef in Yamanashi. It comes from cattle fed Yamanashi Grape Pomace. Pomace is the solid remains of grapes, olives, or other fruit after pressing it for juice or oil. It contains the skins, pulp, seeds, and stems of the fruit. The meat is deliciously tender and tasty. Our …

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Yamanashi Fuefukigawa Fruits Park – Beautiful Park with views of Mount Fuji https://bestlivingjapan.com/yamanashi-fuefukigawa-fruits-park/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/yamanashi-fuefukigawa-fruits-park/#respond Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:00:39 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=58705 We highly recommend a visit to Yamanashi Fuefukigawa Fruits Park when in Yamanashi. The highest point of the park gives spectacular views of Mount Fuji on a clear day, a beautiful night view of the Kofu Basin, and has a number of activities for families throughout the park. WHAT TO DO Yamanashi Fuefukigawa Fruits Park …

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Kabutoyama Nagashi Somen, Yamanashi https://bestlivingjapan.com/nagashi-somen/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/nagashi-somen/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:00:24 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=58650 Eating Nagashi Somen is a summer tradition in Japan, and it’s often seen at festivals or in restaurants. What is Somen (素麺)? Somen are very thin, white noodles made from wheat flour usually served cold and accompanied by tsuyu or a dipping sauce made from soysauce and dashi. What is Nagashi Somen (流しそうめん)? “Nagashi” comes from the …

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Cherry Picking at the Horiuchi Garden in Yamanashi, Japan https://bestlivingjapan.com/cherry-picking-yamanashi/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/cherry-picking-yamanashi/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 03:00:21 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=19607 Yamanashi Prefecture, home to Mount Fuji, is a beautiful area to camp and take in the fresh mountain air, soak in natural onsens, sip on the area wine and go fruit picking. We stayed in the Koshu area about an hour and a half drive from Tokyo (about an hour from Fujikawaguchiko) and visited the Horiuchi Garden …

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