5 Sights in Matsuyama, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Matsuyama, 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 5 sights are available in Matsuyama, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Matsuyama

1. 湯築城

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Yuzuki-jō (湯築城) is a former Japanese castle near Dōgo Onsen in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture. The Kōno clan ruled Iyo Province from Yuzuki from the fourteenth century. Fortified in the sixteenth century, the castle was destroyed by the army of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1585 during the Sengoku period. Its ruins, excavated in 1988, now form part of Dōgo Park. A samurai complex has been reconstructed and the area is popular for its hanami. The area has been designated an Historic Site.

Wikipedia: Yuzuki Castle (EN)

2. 愛媛県美術館

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The Museum of Art, Ehime opened in the grounds of Matsuyama Castle in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan in 1998, as the successor to the Ehime Prefectural Museum of Art (愛媛県立美術館), which opened in 1970. The collection of some 11,900 works includes paintings by Monet and Cezanne, nihonga practitioners Yukihiko Yasuda and Yokoyama Taikan, and yōga masters Nakamura Tsune and Yasui Sōtarō, as well as pieces by local artists, including Sugiura Hisui and Masamu Yanase .

Wikipedia: The Museum of Art, Ehime (EN)

3. 宝厳寺

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Hōgon-ji (宝厳寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Ji sect in Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan. It is famed as the birthplace of the Buddhist sage Ippen, who founded the Ji (time) sect as an offshoot of the Jōdo sect in 1276.

Wikipedia: Hōgon-ji (Matsuyama) (EN)

4. 城山公園

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Shiroyama Park (城山公園, Shiroyama Kōen) is an urban park (general park) located in Marunouchi and Horinouchi, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, with Shiroyama and its surroundings as a park.

Wikipedia: 城山公園 (松山市) (JA)

5. 萬翠荘

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Wancuizhuang is a French building located in the center of Songshan, where Ehime County government is located. Located at the southern foot of Songshan City. Designated as important cultural property.

Wikipedia: 萬翠荘 (JA)

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