This mountain castle is often called the "The Crow Castle"
Matsumoto Castle is located in the city if Matsumoto, in Nagano Prefecture and is within easy reach of Tokyo by road or rail. The keep (tenshukaku), which was completed in the late 16th century, maintains its original wooden interiors and external stonework. It is listed as a National Treasure of Japan.
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Explore Matsumoto Castle in pictures.
From 1902 to present, these images bring to life the mystery of this great mountain castle.