Matsumoto
Explore Matsumoto
Matsumoto
Matsumoto
Explore Matsumoto
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Matsumoto ({) 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.
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Historic Site

Nakamachi

Former merchant district with warehouses.
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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.
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Norikura

Mountain and highland in the Northern Japan Alps.
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Access and Orientation

Tours and travel services