Matsumoto Area

Matsumoto city has flourished as a castle town that has more than 400 years of history, and has been a popular attraction.
It has prospered with trading and exchanging since long ago and has fostered a rich culture.

Matsumoto Area
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To and from Matsumoto castle

Matsumoto Castle has Japan's oldest castle tower of the Warring States Period. It is one of the four national treasure castles.
The figure standing on the moat with the North Alps at the back is cherished by many people as a symbol of Matsumoto.

To from and to Asama onsen

The Asama onsen has a history of more than 1000 years. It is located on a hill overlooking the Northern Alps, and has been a favorite spot of successive castle owners at the back room of Shinshu Matsumoto. A stunning view of the old age town and the north Alps will heal your mind and body.

To from and to Utsukushigahara onsen

The history of Utsukushigahara Onsen that’s also called "Shiraito no yu (hot spring of white thread)” and "Goten no yu (hot spring of the palace)" is old, and it dates back to the beginning of the Nara era. It is also written in "Nihon Shoki (the oldest writing system of Japan)" and it is a hot spring village with a venerable history and a calm atmosphere.

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