What to Expect
You can see the oldest fivefold, six-storied among existing donjons in ]apan. Inside the black castle, You see a multitude of ancient artifacts including various weapons and elaborate armors.
The former Kaichi School is one of the oldest elemetary schoools in japan. It is a mix of Japanese and Western styles of architecture, and remains a designated symbol of the Meiji Era civilization.
Nawate-dori Shopping avenue is also called a frog street. The street represents the image of about 400 yeard ago. The avenue is lined with nearly 50 toy, antique, mom-and-pop candy stores.
You enjoy watching old moving clocks in the Matsumoto Timepiece Museum.
In Matsumoto City Museum of Art, you can enjoy watching the works of Yayoi Kusama both outside and inside the museum. In particular the "Red Pumpkin" in Naoshima is very popular as her work.