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


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Explore interesting sights in Matsuyama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Matsuyama, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Matsuyama

1. Matsuyama Castle

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Matsuyama Castle Jyo81 (ja: User) / CC BY 3.0

Matsuyama Castle is a "flatland-mountain"-style Japanese castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama, in the city of Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The castle is one of twelve Japanese castles to still have its original tenshu. The castle has been protected as a National Historic Site since 1952. It is also called Iyo-Matsuyama Castle to disambiguate it from Bitchū Matsuyama Castle in Okayama. Tsuyama Castle and Himeji Castle were also built in a similar style around the same time period.

Wikipedia: Matsuyama Castle (Iyo) (EN)

2. Museum of Art, Ehime

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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), Website

3. Yuzuki Castle

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Yuzuki Castle was a former Japanese castle located in the city of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. During the Muromachi period, it was the stronghold of the Kōno clan, who ruled Iyo Province under the Muromachi shogunate. The ruins of the castle were area designated a National Historic Site.

Wikipedia: Yuzuki Castle (EN)

4. 伊豫豆比古命神社

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Iyozuhiko Komei Shrine (伊豫豆比古命神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Iaimachi, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The company is a prefectural company. The divine crest is a sixteen-valve eight-fold chrysanthemum. Locally, it is also called Tsubaki Shrine or Tsubaki-san.

Wikipedia: 伊豫豆比古命神社 (JA)

5. Bansuiso

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Bansuiso is a French-style mansion located in the center of Matsuyama City, the capital of Ehime Prefecture. It is located at the southern foot of Matsuyama Castle. It is designated as an important cultural property.

Wikipedia: 萬翠荘 (JA), Website

6. Hogonji Temple

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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)

7. Bekkaku9 Monju-in

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Monjuin is a temple of the Shingon sect Daigo sect located in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture. For details, it is named Daifōzan Bunshuin Tokuseiji Temple. The main statue is Jizo Bodhisattva, Monju Bodhisattva.

Wikipedia: 文殊院 (松山市) (JA), Website

8. 城山公園

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

Wikipedia: 城山公園 (松山市) (JA)

9. 日招八幡大神社

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Himaneki Hachiman Daijinja (日invitation八幡大神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. The divine crest is the four-eyed bishi. The former shrine is a gōsha.

Wikipedia: 日招八幡大神社 (JA)


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