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There was cable car and lifting chair service to deliver visitor from low level to the hill where the castle is sited. The castle was preserved well and I highly recommed topay for the ticket to enter the castle.
Besides the stunning structures, the care used in preservation, the multilingual descriptions of artifacts, and the hands on exhibits make this place a joy. It is a great 2-3 hour activity. Take the garden trail down, it's hard work but worth it.
This is one of the twelve original castles which have survived the post-feudal era since 1868 intact. We did take the ropeway to go up the castle because of the steep climb. There is also chairlift as well. Right up to the top, you could...More
This is a well-maintained and well-managed historic sight. You can walk up or take the chairs (no belts) or the ropeway (tram). The grounds are quite large and you can get a great view of the city though that isn’t really the reason to visit...More
It is a lovely relaxing walk up to the castle, through a small forest and on cobbled pathways. The castle itself is most interesting and the view from the top is fantastic and gives a good idea of the surrounding countryside.
On October 13 2018, I went to Matsuyama Castle. On that day, there is a function that you can wear warrior helmet and armor to take photos. There is a souvenir shop; you can buy ice-cream there. You can enjoy the peaceful mountain view and...More
We were a little half-hearted about visiting yet another Japanese castle, but this one was different.
It is on a steeper, higher hill than usual. That's why we needed the ropeway to get up there. A pleasant stroll through castle grounds to get to the...More
Matsuyama Castle is on the top of the hill which overlooking the entire city of Matsuyama. To get to the castle you must take the cable cars. The full access fees to the castle, including the return cable car ride is at ¥1,200. We enjoyed...More