Areas of Matsumoto

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Matsumoto can be divided into several areas, each having their own unique characteristics. Hike the mountains, stroll through the castle town, take a dip in the hot springs, or explore the countryside—There’s an adventure waiting for everyone!

  • See a city where history and modernity meld.

    Downtown Area

  • Relax yourself in the steaming natural hot springs and the beauty of the green mountains.

    Eastern Area

  • Visit historic destinations and look out at scenic views of the Japan Alps

    Southern Area

  • Play at family-friendly parks and visit farmlands and orchards tucked away in the hills.

    Northern Area

  • See the world's largest ukiyo-e collection, visit a traditional sake brewery, and cycle among the rice paddies.

    Western Area

  • Go on unparalleled hiking adventures and immerse yourself in Japan's wilderness.

    Japan Alps Area