Zenfolio | Ray Kinnane | Matsuyama Castle
Visitors 21
Modified 10-Aug-07
Created 10-Aug-07
19 photos

Having been spared the allied bombing during the war, Matsuyama castle is still largely original, and is one of the prettiest castles remaining in Japan. It sits on a large plateau atop a steep hill in the middle of the city, affording great views in every direction.
Curved outer wallsMin turret detailMain turret from courtyardMain turret wallsMain turretOuter turretView of Matsuyama to the seaMossy wallOut buildingRoof tilingSmall inner gateMain turret through the SakuraTimber detailTreeMain turretSmall turret, wall and pineView to the city and hillsView along wall to main turretWall detail