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Bocchan Wind up Clock

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Kid Magnet

If you have the kids on the trip- preteen, that is, don't miss this two minutes of fun. Depicts the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert B
Port Hueneme, California
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Brief Fun

If you are in the area at the top of the hour do stop by. If you don’t notice the time you might... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kobe, Japan
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  • Average29%
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Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the kids on the trip- preteen, that is, don't miss this two minutes of fun. Depicts the onsen up the street and associated fun stuff. Clock elevates into a pagoda like structure: music, animated figures, etc. goes off every half hour.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area at the top of the hour do stop by. If you don’t notice the time you might notice the crowd gathering there. The display lasts just a few minutes including music and the movement of the clock. It’s a...More

Thank williamsM29HU
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

During walking around Dogo Onsen road, We enjoyed short entertainment show of this clock. It is funny.

Thank Hiroaosta
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A very famous spot, right at the entrance to the arcade leading to the onsen. There is a free foot onsen near the clock unfortunately it is always crowded with visitors specially on weekends.

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Just located opposite the Dogo Onsen Station is the Botchan clock tower. It performed every half an hour and last about 2 minutes. There will always be a crowd waiting for the performance to start. It's worth the wait. The story is based on novel...More

Thank myonlywan2012
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The clock performance lasts at least 2 mins and is fun to watch the various characters coming out of the doors. Charming. Next to the public foot bath with its warm spring water.

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We had fun watching the musical performance which lasted for a good 2-3 minutes. Right next to this clock is the free public foot bath. My daughters didn't want to sit in the hot bath, but wanted to experience the natural hot springs so this...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you are in the area when the clock is set to perform, don't miss it. It is a very entertaining show.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We arrived at Dogo Station just before midday, to find a group of pre-schoolers sitting in front of the clock. It was obvious that they were waiting for the "show" when the clock went through an animated display of some local tradition, much to the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Not just the very very cool clock that does so many functions and plays music and dolls that move. It's like something you would see in Germany or Switzerland right in downtown. Also right next to it is a public hot springs the locals and...More

Thank Perry H
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