Located among Japan's Southern Alps, Matsumoto Castle is not only one of Japan's oldest castles, it is also one of Japan's most beautiful. Unlike many castles throughout Japan, Matsumoto Castle is not a reconstruction - it is the original castle which was built in the late 1500's. As such, it has seen a lot of history and has a lot to offer to visitors from all over the world.
Between the character of the castle, the beautiful views, and ease of access from Tokyo, this is one castle you won't want to miss!
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