Here are some recommended souvenirs you should definitely buy in Kofu.
The head family of the leather craft shop “Koshu Inden”, which was founded in the 16th century, is located in Kofu City. Elegant and delicately made accessories based on the kimono design can be used for a lifetime. The Inden Museum is also located on the 2nd floor of the main store, where you can learn about the history of long-established craft stores.
Koshu raisin sand
Yamanashi Prefecture is famous for producing grapes, and its production is the highest in Japan. A particularly popular species is the large pione. Raisin sand made from “Koshu raisins” made from this is gaining popularity as a luxurious confectionery.
For recommended shops where you can buy Shingen mochi, a staple of Yamanashi sweets, see the article “Popular Shingen mochi shops in Kofu”.