Matsumoto Castle (Japan)

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The Matsumoto Castle was built in 1504 and abandoned in 1871. His figure is majestic, the black color as a whole is still present and impressive. Why the inhabitants of the city of Matsumoto nicknamed him "the raven castle."

The architectural style of this building is unique: the central fortified tower is 5 orders and includes 6 floors and is surrounded by other smaller towers.

It is the oldest castle in Japan with these features.

The Matsumoto Castle is located in the park of: cherry trees in spring and maple trees in autumn create the wonderful atmosphere throughout the year. From here you can also see the Japanese Alps.

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Latitude: 36.238666
Longitude: 137.9690221
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Map of Matsumoto Castle