Matsumoto Castle, National Treasure of Japan

Summer events

  • The special summer opening of the Taiko-mon Gate

    July 16th (Sat) - August 16th (Tue), 32 days

  • The 29th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Taiko Drum Festival"

    July 30th (Sat) - 31st (Sun)

  • The 35th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Takigino" - A mysterious world Illuminated by bonfire

    August 8th (Mon) *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 17th National Treasure Matsumoto Castle "Tsukimi no En"

    September 11th (Sun) - 16th (Fri)

Getting to Matsumoto Castle

  • webcam

  • Google Street View
  • Panorama View
  • The Legend of Matsumoto Castle
  • Volunteer Guides