Matsuyama Castle in Photos

One of Ehime's main tourist attractions

By Virginia Gonzalez    - 1 min read

Matsuyama Castle, built in 1602 by a Samurai overlord in Matsuyama (Ehime), dominates the city from the top of the Katsuyama Hill. The prevailing tower is a reconstruction made in 1820 after the original one was struck by lightning. The observatory on top of it offers a bird eye view of the town and the Seto Inland Sea. Accessing the castle is easy thanks to the ropeway and chair lift that take you up in around 2 and 5 minutes respectively. The castle is open from 8am to 5pm every day and the admission is 520 yen. Combined tickets are also available for both attractions.

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Virginia Gonzalez

Virginia Gonzalez @virginia.gonzalez

21 year old English and Literature student from Spain, mostly interested in film, travelling, indie music and pizza.