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Matsuyama Castle is one of Japan's twelve castles with its original castle keep which were constructed before the Edo period (1600-1868).The castle was selected as one of ”Japan's Top 100 Castles”, ”Japan's 100 most beautiful historical landscape” and ranked number 2 on “Japanese castles you won't regret going to ranking 2014” . The castle has also been awarded two stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan 2009.
1 Marunouchi, Matsuyama, Ehime
Adults 510Children 150
[The donjon (castle tower)]From February to July: 9:00 - 17:00August: 9:00 - 17:30From September to November: 9:00-17:00From December to January: 9:00 - 16:30(Last admission: 30 minutes before the closure)
[The donjon (castle tower)]December: the third Wednesday
The keep of the castle (Honmaru) is located on the top of the Shiroyama (Katsuyama) mountain at a height of 132 m is accessible on foot. It can also be accessed by ropeway.
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