"asantetravel's new Matsumoto Page" Matsumoto by asantetravel
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Matsumoto is a 2 hour train ride from Nagoya. It’s located at the base of the Japanese Alps. It is a charming city with interesting sites and food!! Specialties of the area include raw horsemeat, shinshu sobu(noodles), wasabi, crickets, and bee larve. Matsumoto is also a very mucial place! As we pulled into the station, we were greeted by a cheerful announcer who sang “Matsu-mooooooootooooooo, Matsumooooootooo”. Even crossing the street instead of beeps at the traffic lights (to help blind people local pedestrian crossings) there was a song. Besides the sites, sounds, and food in Matsumoto; there are also some great antique shops!!
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Matsumoto Castle. I’ve seen many castles during my stay in Japan and I was not looking forward to seeing this one.... more travel advice
Yone Yoshi! Here we ate an excellent meal. The food was excellent!!!! I will warn you to stay away from the bee larve... more travel advice
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