Prefectural capital:Kofu City
Yamanashi Prefecture is one of the major fruit producing regions in Japan, being the top domestic producer of grapes, peaches and wine. There are about 90 wineries in this prefecture.
Yamanashi is surrounded by many of the highest mountains in Japan including the highest, Mount Fuji located on the southern border with Shizuoka Prefecture. Climbing and hiking are very popular. In addition, there are famous hot springs, such as Kawaguchiko Onsen and Isawa Onsen. And there are many attractions such as Fuji Five Lakes and Fuji-Q Highland.