Minobu, Yamanashi

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Map of Yamanashi Prefecture showing Minobu

Minobu (身延町, Minobu-chō) is a Japanese town in Yamanashi Prefecture on the island of Honshu.[1]

History[change | change source]

The temple town grew up around Kuon-ji, which is one of the important sites of Nichiren Buddhism. Nichiren's grave is at Minobu.[1]

The modern village was established in 1889l. It became a town in 1931.

Geography[change | change source]

The Fuji River (Fujigawa) runs through the town.[1]

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