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Nice statue

Learning about Japanese history Takeda is a famous samurai that is loved by many Japanese people... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
Alaskandrani
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Musashino, Japan
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Closest to Kofu center

Its actually Takeda Shrine The only place we can visit in our limited time..no tickets. Great... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
IraRahmayanti
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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 Dec 2018
“Nice statue ”
20 Oct 2018
“Closest to Kofu center”
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Learning about Japanese history Takeda is a famous samurai that is loved by many Japanese people for his power and what he stood for.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Alaskandrani
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Its actually Takeda Shrine The only place we can visit in our limited time..no tickets. Great surrounding. A place to give blessing to kids. No guide. Limited person with good english.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IraRahmayanti
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Although a large and somewhat imposing statue, that's all it is. There are many similar memorials to all sorts of feudal warlords and this was pretty much just one like all the rest.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ndjordan1
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Takeda Shingen is my favorite warlord of the feudal times of Japan. This man was a brilliant strategist. He could have been the one to start the process of uniting Japan, instead of Oda Nobunaga. But, his ambition was cut short from getting syphilis from...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank kingkangreturns
Reviewed 24 March 2017

big statue directly in front of the station, cant miss it worth a good picture and there are many shops and things in that area as well so plenty of options. plus cab stations, etc.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank David S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Takeda Shingen statue is a prominent landmark in Kofu as it stands alongside the train station, taxi rank and bus terminus. Thus, most who pass through Kofu see this memorial. Recently, a smart car park has been added to the rear of the statue..

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Renewalsh
Reviewed 21 November 2016

But that is all it is...OK it isn't really little, it is fairly substantial, and has the same characterful rather than formal nature which is most notable in the statute of Saigo Takamori in Ueno Park, but it isn't a destination as such. But given...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank KMH06
Reviewed 4 August 2016

First of all, this is a duplicate listing. How is the same statue the #2 thing to do in Kofu, but his other listing ("Statue of Takeda Shingen") the #27 thing to do in Kofu. Anyway, for a duplicate listing, here is a duplicate review:...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Isa W
Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you're taking the train or the bus, you may as well check him out. He stands right next to the bus stop to go to Shosenkyo Gorge. He lived in Kofu Castle (Maizuru Castle) at one point. While you're there, hop on the Tully's...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Isa W
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

There's not much to say. Takeda Shingen statue sitting next to Kōfu station South exit. Worth to take a look if you happen to be near the Station, it takes only a minute to visit it.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Gabriel M
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