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Matsuyama Castle

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Address: Marunouchi, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture
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Beautiful castle and history

This castle is one f the few original castles left. It is filled with great historical items and definitely has the feel of old Japan.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
Imani C
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle itself is disappointing from the view you can have to Matsuyama to the part that are really authentic. I don't recommand visiting it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This castle is one f the few original castles left. It is filled with great historical items and definitely has the feel of old Japan.

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2 Thank Imani C
Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Not only is this castle beautiful, but the location high on a mountain adds to the visiting, taking a chair lift to the site is fun as well as the view is breathtaking. the castle itself is so interesting and the history and architecture are a great attribute to workma ship. the grounds are outstanding.

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Halton Hills, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great Walk up to the castle. Very scenic and educational. Worth a visit. As I went in January, the volume of people wasjust right. Not busy at all as I hear summer time can be quite crowded. Cable car not worth it as it only goes up halfway. It is quite a short walk so cable car not recommended.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Took the rope way to the Castle. A well preserved Castle. Many good photo spots. Nice city view from the Castle. Not much climbing required for this Castle. Worth the money and time in Matsuyama.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A very impressive castle surrounded by cherry blossom trees in bud and with a few early flowers.lots of wonderful walls , interesting gates and good explanatory signage along the way. Great views from the top if you have good knees!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great historical place to visit. Remember to try on the samurai costume and have your picture taken. Has a great view of the city.

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Coleford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Well worth the walk up to the top rather than the chairlift. Huge and fascinating complex, all rebuilt following WW2 sadly. You definitely get the feeling of what it would be like hundreds of years ago - the signage and descriptions are a little patchy in English.

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nice place to have a great view of the city, and not too far away from downtown. You can choose between two different kinds cable car to get to the top. Walking all way from top to down is a great fun, the garden is beautiful and the air is fresh there. This is a must go spot when you... More 

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Chios, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The castle is bautyfull and dominates the city of Matsuyama. The park around is nice as well. Good also for sporting activities

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