8 Sights in Matsumoto, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Matsumoto, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Matsumoto, Japan.

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1. 旧開智学校

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The Kaichi School 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. This western-style building, fused with Japanese elements, was designated an Important Cultural Property in 1961. Relocated two years later during work on the nearby Metoba River, in 1965 the old school building was turned into an education museum.

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2. あがたの森

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Akada Mori Park (Akada Mori Park) is an urban park (regional park) located in Matsumoto Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture. The facilities of the old Matsumoto University are retained. Himalayan fir and beech trees are planted. Most of these Himalayan fir trees were planted by botanist Tadataro Dadu, the second principal of Matsumoto High School. The lawn, pond and corner are equipped with amusement facilities, which are leisure places for children to adults. It covers an area of about 61,000 square meters.

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3. 松本城

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Matsumoto Castle , originally known as Fukashi Castle, is one of Japan's premier historic castles, along with Himeji and Kumamoto. The building is also known as the "Crow Castle" due to its black exterior. It was the seat of Matsumoto Domain under the Edo Period Tokugawa shogunate. It is located in the city of Matsumoto, in Nagano Prefecture and is within easy reach of Tokyo by road or rail.

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4. 兎川寺

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Tuchuan Temple is a temple of Zhishan Sect of True Word Sect located on the edge of Matsumoto Ri Mountain in Nagano Prefecture. The mountain number is Huiri Gaozhao Mountain. This deity is Avalokitesvara with thousands of hands. The longevity of the seven blessings in Xinzhou. The details are Lingrui Temple in Tuchuan, Gaozhao Mountain, Huiri.

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5. 松本市立博物館

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Matsumoto City Museum is a museum located in Marunouchi, Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture. The building is located on the Matsumoto Castle site, with about 100,000 historical materials related to Matsumoto Castle and about 100,000 folk materials donated by citizens.

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6. 四柱神社

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Yuatarashyan is the seat shrine of Matsumoto Shrine in Nagano Prefecture. In the local area, the "Shinto Sacrifice", which is an example sacrifice from October, is called "Mr. Shinto". In addition, there is a local tendency to misread the four pillars as "pillars".

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7. 日本浮世絵博物館

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日本浮世絵博物館 Boberger. Photo: Bengt Oberger / CC BY 3.0

The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum (JUM) is a privately owned Japanese art museum in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. It holds over 100,000 Japanese woodblock prints, regarded as the world's largest collection of this form of art.

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8. 深志神社

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Fukashi Shrine is a shrine located in Fukashi, Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture. The old business is a prefectural shrine, and is currently the Shinto shrine of the shrine head office. Known as "Tenjin".

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