Bocchan Wind up Clock, Matsuyama

3.7
A timepiece inspired by a classic novel, Bocchan Wind up Clock provides Hojoen Square with an hourly spectacle. In operation since 1994, the clock attracts tourist and locals with its whimsical design. Soak your feet in the free hot foot baths and wait for the clock to burst into life, re-enacting a well-known scene from the novel "Botchan," a staple piece of literature in Japanese schools. Make Bocchan Wind up Clock a part of your Matsuyama vacation plans using our Matsuyama trip planner.
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  • If you think that the dial is about to flip over, i'll stretch and shrink! You can enjoy it from any direction. It seems to be good to wait in the foot bath next to until time comes.
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  • I was looking forward to it with a busy schedule, but it was not as luxurious as I expected, and it was disappointing. It seems to operate exactly every hour.
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  • Cute. Can’t ask anymore of a clock
  • It is a nice clock that plays a show for the public. It was fun to see. I liked the detail of the statues in the clock. It was fun to watch it while relaxing with the foot bath.
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