town in Minamikoma district, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan

Minobu (身延町 Minobu-chō) is a major town in Yamanashi prefecture.

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Map of Minobu

Understand

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Minobu is where the anime "Yurucamp" (ゆるキャン△) was set, and is rich in natural terrain, including Lake Motosu (本栖湖).

Tourist information sites

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Get in

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By train

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Minobu lies roughly in the center of the aptly named Minobu Line (身延線), a single tracked JR rail line. Local trains regularly run on this line between Kofu to the north and Fuji in Shizuoka to the south. Express trains also run several times a day between Kofu and Shizuoka. This line is operated by JR Central and most stations are unmanned with a one man car system in operation.

By bus

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There are regular bus services connecting Minobu with Shinjuku and many bus tours are operated to the town.

Get around

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The Minobu line has several stations within the boundaries of the town with few inhabited locations lying far from the railway line/Fuji river. Bus services connecting Minobu station with Minobu temple are quite regular and timed to coincide with train arrivals.

Minobu Manju is the standard omiyage for Minobu.

Drink

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Sleep

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