Matsumoto Castle, National Treasure of Japan

Summer events

  • The special summer opening of the Taiko-mon Gate

    July 14th (Sat) - September 2nd (Sun)

  • The 31st National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Taiko Drum Festival"

    July 28th (Sat) - 29th (Sun)

  • The 37th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Takigino" - A mysterious world Illuminated by bonfire

    August 8th (Wed)

  • Admission is free for visitors in kimono*. (Japanese traditional clothing*)

    August 11th (Sat, National holiday) - 19th (Sun)

  • The 19th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Tsukimi no En"

    September 19th (Wed) - 24th (Mon)

Getting to Matsumoto Castle

  • webcam

  • The story of Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure
  • Google Street View
  • The Legend of Matsumoto Castle
  • Volunteer Guides