Kofu Castle - Maizurujo Park

A Yamanashi prefecture historical site

By Susan Tumanon    - 1 min read

If you are visiting Yamanashi Prefecture why not drop by Kofu Castle. It's just a 3 minute walk from the south gate of Kofu Station. Kofu Castle, also known as Maizurujo Park, has been designated as an official historical site of Yamanashi Prefecture. Kofu Station used to be a part of the castle, but in 1897 it was decided that the two enclosures of the castle (Yakatakuruwa and Shimizukuruwa) be dismantled so that they could build the train station.

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Susan Tumanon

Susan Tumanon @susan.tumanon

I have always been fascinated with the Japanese culture so I pursued that fascination and came to Japan. I am finally living my dream and enjoying every moment of it. I lived in Kyoto for a year and a half and recently moved to Kanagawa. There is so much to discover in Japan. Come join me in my adventure.