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Matsuyama Castle

Marunouchi, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-921-4873
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Interesting experience

I took an interesting chairlift from the ground upto the castle entrance. It was funny but one time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
성우 배
Seoul, South Korea
via mobile
A nice castle spread across a large area.

The weather was horrible when we went here, but it was still enjoyable. The local people have put a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Victoria, Canada
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Marunouchi, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-921-4873
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took an interesting chairlift from the ground upto the castle entrance. It was funny but one time experience is enough. I could see the entire city at the castle. It was great. I went there during the day i am curious about the view...More

Thank 성우 배
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was horrible when we went here, but it was still enjoyable. The local people have put a lot of effort into showcasing their town and the castle with nice touches everywhere, including a castle shaped vending machine. The castle town area has lots...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The second bailey, Ninomari National Park is at the other side of the main entrance. So, it would be good to visit the park first and then slowly walk up to the castle on foot. The castle is breathtakingly beautiful and the view on top...More

1  Thank shyne ching o
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The castle was nice, the ropeway was fun (there is both a car and a chairlift), trying out the armour was good, and feeling the sword was interesting. Hang out afterwards and have a drink or icecream while you enjoy the view.

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our car GPS failed to find the Matsuyama Castle Parking, so instead we went past the ropeway, turned at the first left, and then turned right to find some coin operated parking along this alley and further on too ( リパーク松山緑町1丁目 name of parking on...More

1  Thank Sunny M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Japanese castles are different from European, and Matsuyama castle shows that very well. Views are good, and the building is interesting to walk through. Having said that, if you can see the Matsumoto castle in central Japan it would give you an even better idea...More

1  Thank EuroTravelator
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Matsuyamano is really nice, first of all there is the access walk/hike, there are 3 different paths that go up to the keep at the top of the hill. two are mostly concrete but the last one is really a trail. I don't really...More

1  Thank Sami F
Reviewed 27 May 2017

If you are able to, I would definitely suggest walking up to the castle, rather than using the chairlift. It's a lovely, 20-minute walk. The castle is well worth a visit - really interesting history (with English translation on most), lots of different areas to...More

Thank wanderbuffs
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice scenery and good place to understand the history and culture of Matsuyama. Month of May is beautiful weather to visit. Take a tram to stop at Okaido station, walk to Ropeway (10 minutes) and take the Cable car or chairlift to the Castle. I...More

1  Thank Sheena A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I loved this Castle. Well preserved and well presented with lots of bilingual signage. The trip up on the ropeway is fun and the view from the tower is wonderful.

1  Thank Rockit2000
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Hye Rim L
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Response from Paul O | Reviewed this property |
I would ask the concierge of the local hotel you are staying at about available portable devices.