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Tonomachi, Matsue 690-0887 Shimane Prefecture
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 The best of Matsue walking tour
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The best of Matsue walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Why does Matsue attract visitors around the world all year round? Known as the “City of Water”, Matsue is so rich in cultural assets and historical sites that most of Japan's ancient legends have their roots from Matsue. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. How was a man named Gensuke sacrificed during the construction of the Matsue Ohashi Bridge to appease the spirits of the river? Gensuke is now a legend of the Matsue Ohashi Bridge. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Matsue. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
$493.09 per adult
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HotRodHeart wrote a review Aug 2020
France119 contributions37 helpful votes
Nice to explore after a visit of the Castle! There are some buses, but they only go around one way...
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Dayna S wrote a review Aug 2018
Phoenix, Arizona152 contributions49 helpful votes
Small little area with shopping and shrines. Great to see and explore. We were there during the cherry blossom and it was beautiful.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Gary H wrote a review Nov 2017
Bloomington, Indiana566 contributions209 helpful votes
A stroll around the castle moat will take you to a collection of rather old houses, done in the early style but updated for convenience. Several are now tea houses or soba noodle shops, all set in very pleasant surroundings.
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Minako I wrote a review Jun 2016
Bangkok, Thailand227 contributions26 helpful votes
I visited Matsue this June, which is said to be part of the best season thereof for seeing around. The town itself was good, having the tranquil atmosphere of its own. Twilight hours at the riverbed or lakeside would prove to be "once-in-a-lifetime" experience for anybody, I believe.
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Date of experience: June 2016
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Jan M wrote a review Oct 2015
Maspalomas, Spain46 contributions11 helpful votes
I am always amazed by the old architecture of ancient japan and how it survived for hundreds of years. Who wants to get a view on this architecture needs to pay this town a visit whilst in the area.
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Date of experience: October 2015
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