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Matsushiro

Nagano, Nagano Prefecture
+81 26-286-4621
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Really nice town

What's not to like in this small town?! Its nestled close up to the mountains, has an interesting... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
DAVID V
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Bangkok, Thailand
Many things to see

From JR station take bus # 3. You can get all the info, maps and instructions from the tourist... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
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Nagano, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

What's not to like in this small town?! Its nestled close up to the mountains, has an interesting partly reconstructed castle park and just by the castle park a really good Samurai district with a number of fascinating period houses and compounds as well as...More

Thank DAVID V
Reviewed 26 June 2016

From JR station take bus # 3. You can get all the info, maps and instructions from the tourist station in Nagano....and quite a bit of info at the tourist center at Matsushiro. I spent 4 hours here, lots of different sites to see. Highly...More

1  Thank travelling2day
Reviewed 17 March 2016

These days Matsushiro is pretty much a suburb of Nagano, but it was once a great castle town. We spent a nice couple of hours here visiting the museum, the military school and one of the former samurai residences. Were we not so tired from...More

1  Thank Simone R
Reviewed 6 October 2015

. . . . worth seeing for several reasons. One is the surprisingly-large and extensive tunnel complex carved by forced laborers out of the mountainside that were intended to house communication systems during the war. A sobering sight. Another is the excellent Sanada Clan Museum...More

4  Thank Becky-san2014
Reviewed 30 September 2015

People are friendly and helpful. Old-world charm present in the character of the surroundings. I enjoyed it!

Thank josanpu
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Easy to get to outside of Nagano, remains of the castle and about 6 old Samurai houses, its a great half day side trip

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