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Matsumoto Castle is one of Japan's five castles with the main tenshu tower designated as a National Treasure. Near JR Matsumoto Station.
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The castle is surrounded by a moat in a park-like area.
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Matsumoto Castle
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The red bridge provides a nice accent for the Matsumoto Castle tower.
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About Matsumoto Castle town
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Gate to enter the main castle compound.
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Matsumoto Castle
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Samurai greets visitors to Matsumoto Castle.
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Koka ninja greets visitors to Matsumoto Castle in Matsumoto, Nagano.
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One room was being renovated in Oct. 2015.
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Inside Matsumoto Castle.
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To drop stones.
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Inside Matsumoto Castle is a Gun Museum.
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Samurai armor
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Bullets
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One of the steep stairs in Matsumoto Castle. Tight skirts and miniskirts not recommended.
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Top floor of Matsumoto Castle.
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Ceiling on top floor.
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View from top of Matsumoto Castle.
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The room being renovated.
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Mastumoto Castle tower visible from our hotel.
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Matsumoto manhole
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Polka dot bus advertising Kusama Yayoi's exhibition in a local museum. Matsumoto is her hometown.
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Matsumoto Station at night.
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Matsumoto Station
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Matsumoto Station
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Matsumoto Station
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Matsumoto Station train platform
   
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