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Bochan Gimmick Clock

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Matsuyama becomes the stage of the novel of  Natsume Soseki with title of Bochan Gimmick Clock,

Natsume Soseki is a well-known Japanese novelist.

The Bochan Gimmick Clock is in front of Dogo-Onsen Station,

and the dolls of the characters of the novel appear every 30 minutes.

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 Matsuyama Castle

SHIKOKU    [ Matsuyama ]

-Historic Sites 

Matsuyama Castle is on the mountaintop of Mount Shiroyama of 132 meters above sea level in the center of Matsuyama City....

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 Dogo Onsen main building

SHIKOKU    [ Matsuyama ]

-Onsen(Hot Spings) 

Dogo Onsen main building is a wooden building in the center of Dogo Onsenand has been used as a public bath house since ...

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 Isaniwa Shrine

SHIKOKU    [ Matsuyama ]


It is a shrine where a red main shrine and the corridor surrounding main shrine are beautiful.Though there are 135 steps...

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 Bochan train

SHIKOKU    [ Matsuyama ]

-Recreational Facilities 

An old steam locomotive nostalgic tram runs between Matsuyama Station and Dogo Onsen, which is very popular.A passenger ...

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