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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
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..
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.
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
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