The Matsuyama Spring Festival is held during the first weekend in April when the cherry blossoms are in bloom. There’s a parad..
Matsuyama is becoming increasingly more popular with travellers who are looking for locations slightly removed from the traditional..
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-..
The Ninomaru Historical Garden makes a good substitute for those who lack the time or energy to make their way up to Matsuyama Castle...
Bansuiso is a large villa, built in a 19th Century somewhat Gothic French style. It sits at the base of the hill where the castle..
The Ehime Prefectural Office is a working municipal building. But the original wing is beautiful, especially inside. It was built..