For those looking for a place to relax, the Agata Forest Park is a local hangout spot for citizens in Matsumoto. Within the park, you will also find the Former Matsumoto High School that was constructed in 1919. The historical structure has a nostalgic feeling from the Taisho period. Matsumoto city is a perfect place for those who wish to immerse themselves in Japanese history.
About Tenjin Matsumoto Fukashi-jinja Shrine Tenjin Matsumoto Fukashi-jinja Shrine is a Shinto Shrine in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. This shrine is dedicated to the god of war Suwa-myojin and the god of learning Sugawara-no-michizane, who are commonly considered local Shinto deities.
Hot Plaza in the Asama Onsen area just outside Matsumoto city center offers hot baths indoor and out, sauna in a clean facility for ¥630 for adults and ¥350 for kids. Hot Plaza in the Asama Onsen area just outside Matsumoto city center offers hot baths indoor and out, sauna in a clean facility for ¥630 for adults and ¥350 for kids.
The Japan Ukiyoe Museum (日本浮世絵博物館, Nihon Ukiyoe Hakubutsukan) exhibits ukiyoe (woodblock prints) from the vast collection of the Sakai family. One of Matsumoto's wealthiest merchants of his time, Sakai Yoshiaki started collecting ukiyoe and other pieces of art roughly 300 years ago. His descendants have been enlarging the collection to over 100,000 pieces, making it one of the world's largest private art collections.
If you feel like taking a one day plan, you can rent a bike, actually is kind of borrowing a bike cause is totally free, then go to Yoyama park enjoy the amazing view of the city (it could be a bit too hard to go up, but it is worthy). Then go straight ahead […]
The Kaichi School (旧開智学校, kyūkaichi-gakkō) in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture was one of the first schools in Japan. It opened in a temporary building in May 1873, the year after the first major education reforms were introduced by the new Ministry of Education. The school moved to new premises in April 1876.
Karasawa cirque lies under Mount Oku-Hotaka(3,190m)in Hida Mountains or "Northern Japanese Alps". The diameter of the cirque is about 2,000m. The bottom of the cirque is 2,300m above sea level.So, the deference of the elevation is 900m. The melted snow of the cirque forms River Azusa and go down to Kamikochi valley.
Koboyama (Mt Kobo) 弘法山. Koboyama (Koubou-yama) is a great place to have a picnic (hanami) while the sakura (cherry blossoms) bloom. It also has what is believed to be the oldest tomb in Eastern Japan. More later on that. The Sakura. April is a good time to see the Sakura. They will bloom until around the end of April.
Lake Suwa Attractions; Lake Suwa-ko Geyser Center; Lake Suwa Museums; Summer Firework Festivals; Lake Suwa Hotels; Access; Lake Suwa (Suwa-ko) 諏訪湖 長野. Suwa Lake (Suwa-ko), located in Nagano Prefecture, south east of Matsumoto, is Nagano prefectures's largest lake.
Matsumoto Castle (松本城, Matsumoto-jō) is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji Castle and Kumamoto Castle. The building is also known as the "Crow Castle" (烏城, Karasu-jō) due to its black exterior. It was the seat of the Matsumoto domain.
Matsumoto was a town located in Hioki District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. On November 1, 2004, Matsumoto, along with the town of Kōriyama, the town of Kiire, and the towns of Sakurajima and Yoshida, was merged into the expanded city of Kagoshima and no longer exists as an independent municipality.
Matsumoto is a city located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Matsumoto is designated as a Special city. As of 1 October 2016, the city had an estimated population of 241,102, and a population density of 246 persons per km². Its total area is 978.47 square kilometres.
Mount Hotaka (穂高岳, Hotaka-dake), also known as Mount Hotakadake, is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains as coined by the media, reaching a height of 3,190 m (10,466 ft). Mount Hotaka is situated in Japan's Hida Mountains and all its major peaks except Mount Maehotaka, lie on the border between the cities of Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, and Takayama, Gifu Prefecture.
After viewing the sunrise and getting some beautiful pictures from on top of the world (keep and eye out for Mt Fuji), pack your tent and gear, and head down the way you came up. Expect at least a 7 hour descent, so get your mental preparations in order.
Why not take it easy in the breathtaking nature of Kumamoto, the “Land of Fire”? Nagomi Travel Journal, the sightseeing website of Kumamoto Prefecture, features a wealth of information on Kumamoto, including diverse sightseeing areas, delicious local specialty products, traditional handicrafts, events, campaigns, and local gourmets.
Appreciate the small waterfall and wooden suspension bridge that add to the scene, then taste freshly caught fish on a skewer. You can find accommodations near the pond. Make Myojin Pond a part of your Matsumoto vacation plans using our Matsumoto trip planner.
Nomugitoge is located on the southern slopes of Kohachimoriyama in western Nagano Prefecture. It is actually within Matsumoto city, but in a remote location to the south west of the central area of the city. Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu.
Matsumoto Castle (松本城, Matsumotojō) is one of the most complete and beautiful among Japan's original castles. It is a "hirajiro" - a castle built on plains rather than on a hill or mountain. Matsumoto Castle is unique for having both a secondary donjon and a turret adjoined to its main keep.
Yohashira Shrine. Where to Go and What to Do in the Paradise of Matsumoto Jan 23, 2017. Easy access to snow monkeys, mountain ranges, historic shrines, and perhaps the best-preserved castle in Japan; first-class bars selling regional wine and sake, a local football team whose fans are amongst the most loyal, and people whose genuine smiles warm the hearts of locals and tourists alike – this ...