Festivals & Events

Autumn Moon Viewing Festival

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Dates
Sep 13, 2019 (Fri) to Sep 16, 2019 (Mon)
Hours
17:30 - 20:30
6 days before and after the full moon in September or October
Admission
The castle garden is open free of charge from 17:30-20:30 only during the festival. (The castle tower is closed.)
Tea ceremony (500 yen a person)
Contact
Matsumoto Castle Office 0263-32-2902

Tsukimi means “moon viewing”, and in Japan, gatherings are held to view the harvest moon—often in conjunction with harvest festivals. Enjoy beautiful Japanese melodies and traditional court music in the castle garden  while enjoying a cup of green tea in the moonlight.

  • Matsumoto Castle

    Matsumoto Castle

    TRAIN
    15 min walk from Matsumoto Sta
    BUS
    Get off at the Matsumotojo, Shiyakushomae (city hall) bus stop of the Town Sneaker Bus
    CAR
    15 min from Matsumoto Interchange
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