#236 Matsuyama

Matsuyama city is in Ehime prefecutre on Shikoku island.

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It’s a really historical place.

Dogo Onsen is one of the oldest hot spring facilities in Japan.

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It was the inspiration for the spa in the Ghibli movie ‘Spirited Away’.

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Matsuyama also has a magnificent castle

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8 of the 88-temples in the pilgrimage of Shikoku are located in Matsuyama, too.
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Matsuyama is definitely an interesting city to visit to see traditional Japan.

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