destinations

Matsumoto

Matsumoto

Matsumoto, formerly a castle town and now a bustling, modern city, is located in Nagano Prefecture, in the Chubu region of Japan.

The most famous site in Matsumoto is its stunning feudal era castle, which is a national treasure and one of the few remaining castles from that period in Japanese history. It is set atop a hill and its walls are black, making for a stunning spectacle. Matsumoto is also well known for its delicious cuisine, which includes tasty soba noodles and locally grown wasabi.

Tours that Visit Matsumoto:

North Central Exploration - 13 days

The North Central Exploration Tour will take you through some of the more remote areas of Japan.

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Mountains, Food and Culture of Japan - 14 Days

Discover the must-see destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto while also visiting more off the beat destinations like Kamikochi and Matsumoto. Along the way, you will sample some amazing food.

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