Matsumoto Castle, National Treasure of Japan

Summer events

  • The special summer opening of the Taiko-mon Gate

    July 15th (Sat) - August 16th (Wed), 33days

  • The 30th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Taiko Drum Festival"

    July 29th (Sat) - 30th (Sun)

  • The 36th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Takigino" - A mysterious world Illuminated by bonfire

    August 8th (Tue) *May be cancelled due to rain.

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

    August 6th (Sat) - 16th (Tue) (Extended summer hours)

  • The 18th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Tsukimi no En"

    September 29th (Sun) - October 4th (Fri)

Getting to Matsumoto Castle

  • webcam

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