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Matsumoto City Court and Historical Village松本市歴史の里

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Focusing on the theme of the modernization of Shinshu (Nagano), the Matsumoto City Historic Village contains a collection of precious buildings from the early Edo period through the Showa period. The Former Matsumoto Branch Court of Nagano District Court, a Prefectural Treasure, is a courthouse built in 1908 and is designed in the modern Japanese architectural style representative of the Meiji period. Visitors can also see a variety of other structures in the museum, such as Former Silk Mill of Showa Manufacturing Company and the Birth Home of Naoe Kinoshita.


Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Shimadachi 2196-1 (Matsumoto / KamikochiArea)

phone 0263474515

9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

Review of Matsumoto City Historic Village

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/10/30 Small but good content
If you like open air architectural museums then this one is worth visiting. You can get there by bus (west entrance of the station) or by train (170 yen) and an easy 15 minutes walk (map to find the...
Reviewed:2018/07/16 重要文化財の旧裁判所を中心に
Reviewed:2018/03/16 思いのほか楽しめた
ここの売店に売っている「全面勝訴」「不当判決」の手ぬぐいが欲しくて来訪。 旧松本裁判所だけでなく、様々な施設が保存され見ごたえありました。 映画等の撮影によく使われるのが解る気がします。 八重桜が咲くととてもキレイなそうなので、その時期にまた来たいです。

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Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Shimadachi 2196-1 [ map ]
Matsumoto / KamikochiArea
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday (The next day for Public holiday), New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/3)
[Admission fee to view] Adults400yen, Junior High School StudentsFree
Parking Lot
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          Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country's most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.

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