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 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”.