Shosenkyo is a gorge located about 7-12 km north
of central Kofu city.
It has been formed by Arakawa River, and there are a lot of strange locks along the river at the bottom of the deep gorge.
A road runs along the gorge. Route buses run on this road.
Here is one of the popular spots, so this road is crowded with cars in the foliage season.
The main spots are the followings.
From Kofu station, about 30 minutes to the entrance of Shosenkyo, about 60 minutes to the end of Shosenkyo.
To the entrance of Shosenkyo, about 11 km from central Kofu city, about 20 minutes.