The Matsuyama Ropeway Shopping Street is at the foot of Matsuyama Castle, leading to the cable car station for the castle. The relaxing street is lined with chic independent shops.
The city of Matsuyama is the capital of Ehime prefecture on the island of Shikoku, and is most famous for its hot springs, which people have enjoyed for hundreds of years.
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Things to Do in Matsuyama
The Matsuyama Mitsukoshi department store, the Aeru Matsuyama shopping complex, and a wide range of restaurants along the arcade offer convenient shopping and dining options.
The 600m Gintengai Shopping Arcade is as popular as the Ōkaido Shopping Arcade.
Along with a nearby farm park, the falls are the perfect place to enjoy some amazing natural beauty.
The Izumidani terraced rice fields are a brilliant sight. They are designated as one of Japan’s best 100 rice terraces, consisting of 95 paddy fields on a steep mountain slope.
Nametoko Gorge is located along the upper branch of the Meguro River, a tributary of the Shimanto River.
A variety of walking trails are available, including a 4.6km hike along the ridge from Tsuchigoya, Kumakōgen, as well as a cable car ride from Saijo City.