This poet from Matsuyama revived haiku as a literary form in the Meiji Period.
One of Dōgo’s three big public bathhouses, with a homely, local atmosphere.
This little museum dedicated to haiku poet Masaoka Shiki captures the atmosphere of his life in Matsuyama.
This rather old-fashioned museum in Dogo has many exhibits that illuminate the life of one of Japan’s major haiku poets.
This museum by renowned architect Ando Tadao houses attractive historical exhibits, and offers fine views of Bansuiso Villa.
Ninomaru Garden is a walled off garden located beside Matsuyama Castle, and site of the accommodation of the castle lord.
Mitsuhama, or Mitsu for short, is the old port area of Matsuyama.
A sake and beer brewery in Dogo with its own restaurant.
The Matsuyama Spring Festival is held during the first weekend in April when the weather is usually just starting to get warm and the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. There are numerous free events, that proceed with the enthusiastic participation of citizens and visitors alike.
Matsuyama Castle is a hilltop castle standing on the summit of Mt. Katsuyama, an imposing hill in the middle of Matsuyama.