Taken by Himiko Rose Komatsu Shapiro
One of only eight landlocked prefectures in Japan, it is the northwestern-most prefecture of the Kanto plain.
A dormant stratovolcano in Gunma. The mountain is made famous in the manga series “Initial D”.
A landlocked prefecture, featuring a fertile central valley, the Kofu Basin, surrounded by many of the highest mountains in Japan including the highest, Mt. Fuji located on the southern border with Shizuoka.
Located in southeastern Yamanashi Prefecture, in the foothills of Mount Fuji.
Located in southern Yamanashi Prefecture near Mount Fuji
Nishizawa Valley, Yamanashi-shi
Located in north-central Yamanashi Prefecture.
OJIRO NO MORI Verga, Hokuto-shi
Located in far northwest Yamanashi Prefecture.
The northeastern part of the Kanto region. The northernmost part of the prefecture is mountainous, but most of the prefecture is a flat plain with many lakes.
One of the most famous mountains in Japan, particularly well known for its double peaks, Nyotai-san 877 m (2,877 ft) and Nantai-san 871 m (2,858 ft).