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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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Enjoyable - be there on the hour

The clock performance lasts at least 2 mins and is fun to watch the various characters coming out... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
An enjoyable performance

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

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Robert D
Brooklyn, New York
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Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This wind up clock is located in front of the Dogo-Onsen Station and can be spotted very easily. The clock gets to perform the little show every hour. There is a foot bath just beside this clock, so if it is not too crowded, you...More

Thank TOkada
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Go along the shopping arcade in front of Dogo Onsen, you will find the Wind Up Clock opposite the Dogo Onsen Station, there was also a public foot bath next to it.

Thank bkpkwok
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Quite amusing to see the characters come alive from the popular book Botchan. Every hour there will be visitors who'll pay close attention for 3 mins to the mini clockwork movement of the characters. Just next to it is a public Hot spring where visitors...More

Thank yptay
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Soak your feet in the hot springs. While you wait. The clock is interesting to watch. Similar to European Square clocks but with roofed parts lifting.

Thank Vicky C
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