Matsumoto
Explore Matsumoto
Matsumoto
Matsumoto
Explore Matsumoto

Matsumoto (松本) is the second largest city in Nagano Prefecture. It is most famous for Matsumotojo, one of Japan's most beautiful original castles. The city is also a good base for trips into the Japanese Alps, e.g. to Kamikochi, Norikura or the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route.

Top attractions in Matsumoto

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Agriculture

Daio Wasabi Farm

Attractive wasabi farm outside Matsumoto.
3.8 / 5
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Historic Site

Nakamachi

Former merchant district with warehouses.
3.2 / 5
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Museum

City Art Museum

Featuring works by Matsumoto-born Kusama Yayoi.
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Side Trips from Matsumoto
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Kamikochi••

Popular mountain resort in the Japanese Alps.
4.4 / 5
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Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.
3.7 / 5
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