Matsumoto Castle maintains its original wooden interiors and external stonework. It is listed as a National Treasure of Japan.
From Hakuba, Matsumoto Castle is reachable by direct train. It is 60 km or 1-2 hours by train. Take a side trip from Hakuba to see the oldest castle in Japan.
Japan’s oldest castle
Visit Japan's oldest castle Open hours 8:30 - 17:00 (entrance closes at 16:30) Cherry blossoms: mid-April - late-April