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Matsue Castle Town

Tonomachi, Matsue 690-0887, Shimane Prefecture
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What a sereneness... yet another "Beautiful Japan"

I visited Matsue this June, which is said to be part of the best season thereof for seeing around... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Minako I
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Bangkok, Thailand
Great architecture

I am always amazed by the old architecture of ancient japan and how it survived for hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Jan M
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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11 Jun 2016
“What a sereneness... yet another "Beautiful Japan"”
21 Oct 2015
“Great architecture”
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Tonomachi, Matsue 690-0887, Shimane Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I visited Matsue this June, which is said to be part of the best season thereof for seeing around. The town itself was good, having the tranquil atmosphere of its own. Twilight hours at the riverbed or lakeside would prove to be "once-in-a-lifetime" experience for...More

Thank Minako I
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I am always amazed by the old architecture of ancient japan and how it survived for hundreds of years. Who wants to get a view on this architecture needs to pay this town a visit whilst in the area.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 12 June 2013

If you walk around Matsue Castle, it is really impressive how many old buildings you can still see there. It feels a bit like in Kyoto, but there are not so many tourists. If you don't mind some missing English signs, you should really take...More

3  Thank Rika P
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Matsue is a look in Japan's past, and like Kyoto and Kanazawa, is one of the few places that maintains a strong wagashi (traditional confectionery) culture with its tea ceremony culture. Also home to one of the few remaining original castles, and the whole town...More

2  Thank Brittany P
Reviewed 10 September 2012

There are many things to see and do in the castle area walkway, including bridges and moats, museums (the Tanabe Art Museum), the Meimei-an historic tea house and samurai residence (buke yashiki)

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