Matsuyama Castle is a flatland-mountain castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama, whose height is 132 meters, in Matsuyama city in Ehime Prefecture.[Wikipedia]
Matsuyama Castle stands on a significant hill right in the middle of town, offering spectacular views of the city, mountains and..
Matsuyama Castle stands on a steep hill n the middle of the city. Even if you don't have time to go inside the castle itself,..
Matsuyama is becoming increasingly more popular with travellers who are looking for locations slightly removed from the traditional..
The Matsuyama Spring Festival is held during the first weekend in April when the cherry blossoms are in bloom. There’s a parad..
The Tokyo Dai-ichi Hotel in the center of Matsuyama makes a good base for touring the city and its surrounding areas.
Sen Guesthouse in Dogo offers accommodation for tourists on a budget and pilgrims on the Shikoku 88 temple trail. The facilities..
Spa Ryokan Dougoya offers a ryokan-like experience in a stylish 1930s building in Dogo for travelers on a budget.
Matsuyama and Ehime offer a variety of culinary specialties reflecting the geographic diversity of the region. The best advice is..
Sova Sova is a restaurant and café on Matsuyama’s fashionable Ropeway Dori. It serves unremarkable soba noodles.
Loco Romantic Diner offers some of the best of the diverse cuisine of Italy. It’s one of my favorite spots for raucous family-..
Most may not expect to find a French-style villa below Matsuyama Castle, but the elegant structure offers some respite from the bustling urban center..
When you mix one of Japan's most lauded novelists and trains you get two of Japan's most sought-after pastimes in one. Literature and transport...
Thought to be at least 1000 years old, Isaniwa is one of Japan’s three shrines dedicated to the deity Hachiman. After climbing a long stretch of stone..