Matsumoto | JR EAST NAGANO NIIGATA AREA PASS

Matsumoto (松本) is the second largest city in Nagano Prefecture. It is famous by the amazing castles. Besides that, it also a good base point to various famous Japanese Alps such as Kamikochi, Norikura and others.

We pick Matsumoto as one of our transport interchange to explore the Kamikochi, Shirakawago, Takayama and shinhotaka ropeway with alps wide free passport (4 days bus ticket).

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Matsumoto drawing

We only manage to visit the Matsumoto Castle and the surrounding.
Here is some photos of castle that taken at different timing. You can find out more information regarding Matsumoto such as their history, architecture structure and more!

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Matsumoto castle at evening time
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Matsumoto Castle at evening time
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Matsumoto Castle before night time
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Matsumoto Castle at night time

We have some times to explore the surrounding scenery such as the temples, neighbourhood houses and others!

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Lakeside around the Matsumoto Castle
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Neighbourhood at Matsumoto city
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Temple at Matsumoto city
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Neighbourhood at Matsumoto city

Overall, we really enjoy it very much! I still remember it was chilling evening with great scenery around us.

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