The name Kofu was named by Shingen's father, Nobutora. It means the central government of Kai. The history of Kofu begins since Yayoi period, which is about 2000 years ago.
Because Kofu is in the basin, the city in summer is very hot and in the winter is very cold. You can see Mt. Fuji all the time.
...is used to be the Shingen's House "Tsutsujigasaki House." It is now enshrined Takeda Shingen, and many people who love Shingen visit this shrine. There are many buildings and ruins still exist since Shingen's time.
... is the most famous food in Kofu. It is heavily boiled thick Udon with Miso. This food is used to be the food of Shingen's army.