Takeda Shingen

Takeda Shingen (武田信玄) is a hero of Yamanashi people, and one of the most famouse Daimyo, feudal load, during the Sengoku Period.
He was born in 1521 and died in 1573. He fought many battles, and extended his territories to Shinano, East-Kanto, and Suruga. His army is widely considered as the strongest army during the Sengoku period.
Chekc out those Shingen related spots and feel the sprits of Takeda Shingen.

Matsumoto Castle

Travel Information

Matsumoto Castle (松本城) is one of 12 Extant Original Castles built in 1593. It is Combined towers structure Tenshu which as 29.4m high from ground level. As 5 Layered 6 stories high Tenshi, Tenshu of Matsumoto Castle is the oldest which still exists. This castle is listed as the National Treasure of Japan, and chosen as the four best castle of Japan. Because it painted deep black, it is also known as Crow Castle. In side of the Tenshu, is exhibition area for Rifles and armors from Sengoku Period.

Tourist Info.
There are public parking.
Admission fee into the castle and museum : 600 yen for adult and 30 yen for kids.
Open: 8:30am to 5pm, gate closed at 4:30 pm. Closed on New year’s Day.

0. at Matsumoto Station
1. Walk north (15 min.)

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