Day Trip to Matsumoto | Hakuba to Matsumoto | Explore Matsumoto


Matsumoto Castle
Yayoi Kusama Art Museum
Traditional Shopping Streets
Modern Shopping Mall with Cinema


Matsumoto is a beautiful city rich with history and culture and only 60km away. The city is easily accessible by train via Hakuba Station and takes less than 90 minutes to drive. Those driving can stop at the Daiso Wasabi Farm in route to Matsumoto.

Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto Castle is the oldest standing castle in Japan and has been designated a National Treasure by the Japanese government. Its black exterior color is unique for Japanese castles and led to its nickname “Crows Castle”.

Admission: ¥700

Matsumoto Art Museum 

The world renowned artist, Yayoi Kusama, is a native of Matsumoto and the Matsumoto Art Museum houses an incredible collection of her pieces.

Admission: ¥410

Aeon Mall

This modern shopping center is equipped with a cinema and several western brands spread out over 3 floors.


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