2 days in Matsumoto & Kusatsu-machi Itinerary

2 days in Matsumoto & Kusatsu-machi Itinerary

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Matsumoto
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Kusatsu-machi
— 1 night

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Matsumoto

Matsumoto ©
A castle town, Matsumoto possesses one of the best-preserved feudal structures in the country, and maintains its historical attractions and traditions while simultaneously exuding a modern, cosmopolitan charm.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Japan Ukiyo-e Museum, step into the grandiose world of Matsumoto Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Matsumoto City Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Matsumoto trip maker website.

Toyama to Matsumoto is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toyama in December, plan for little chillier nights in Matsumoto, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kusatsu-machi.

Things to do in Matsumoto

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Matsumoto Castle ©
Matsumoto Castle
Japan Ukiyo-e Museum ©
Japan Ukiyo-e Museum

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Kusatsu-machi

Kusatsu-machi ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kosenji temple. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get your game on at Seirakuen, soak in some Japanese tradition at some of the top local onsens, then make a trip to Kosenji temple, and finally take in the natural beauty of Yubatake.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kusatsu-machi day trip app.

Drive from Matsumoto to Kusatsu-machi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kusatsu-machi

Parks · Nature · Spas · Baths
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Kosenji temple ©
Kosenji temple
Yubatake ©
Yubatake
Onsen Resorts

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