Blessed with mountains and water, “Mitake Shosenkyo” is a valley in Kofu city. As a Special Place of Scenic Beauty of Japan, it’s popular tourist spot of most beautiful gorge in Japan. In particular, a lot of people visit autumn leaf viewing. Trees, such as azalea, maple colouring the gorge red and yellow and pines growing with cliffs, strangely shaped rocks/stones, rock surface are combined to add typical Japanese to autumn scenery. Splendid “Sengataki waterfall” with fall of about 30 meters also have a powerful presence and beauty in the colored trees.
Access: From Kofu station, about 50 minutes by bus
・Kofu city tourist association
・Kofu city tourism section
・Website for tourist information