Matsumoto Neighborhoods • Matsumoto Castle


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: June 2007     City: Matsumoto     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 14     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Matsumoto Historical District



Matsumoto Castle Pictures

by Parent on Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:48 am


The Matsumoto Castle is also known as the black castle of the crows (karasu in japanese) due to its black walls.

Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (483.36 KB) Photo viewed 478 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (380.69 KB) Photo viewed 487 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (372.14 KB) Photo viewed 469 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (339.32 KB) Photo viewed 454 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) [[Samurai]] and [[harquebus]].  The harquebus was obtained from the Portuguese in the 16th century. It was used by the [[Bakufu|Shogun]] during the [[Imjin wars|Hideyoshi's_invasions_of_Korea]] against the [[Joseon Dynasty]]. Ugh.. I think I know where [[George Lucas]] got some ideas for [[Star Wars]]. (97.45 KB) Photo viewed 575 times
Pic. 5. Samurai and harquebus. The harquebus was obtained from the Portuguese in the 16th century. It was used by the Bakufu during the Imjin wars against the Joseon Dynasty. Ugh.. I think I know where George Lucas got some ideas for Star Wars. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) From the third floor. (411.67 KB) Photo viewed 440 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (389.39 KB) Photo viewed 440 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) Japanese Alps from the sixth floor. (405.21 KB) Photo viewed 456 times
Pic. 8. Japanese Alps from the sixth floor. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (417.4 KB) Photo viewed 438 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (509.96 KB) Photo viewed 444 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) This stone wall is almost certainly authentic. Re-built castles typically have aligned stones. And look at the sign: WELLcome to the Matsumoto castle.. LOL. (188 KB) Photo viewed 447 times
Pic. 11. This stone wall is almost certainly authentic. Re-built castles typically have aligned stones. And look at the sign: WELLcome to the Matsumoto castle.. LOL. View photo in original size (738x938 pixels).


Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) The Karasu castle from a distance. (368.56 KB) Photo viewed 482 times
Pic. 12. The Karasu castle from a distance. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District)  (353.94 KB) Photo viewed 455 times
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Picture of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood, Matsumoto City, Japan, June 2007 by Parent (Matsumoto Historical District) Two Karasu. (152.33 KB) Photo viewed 459 times
Pic. 14. Two Karasu. View photo in original size (766x694 pixels).


Map of Matsumoto Castle neighborhood.

Last edited by Parent on Fri Mar 28, 2008 5:07 am, edited 1 time in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Matsumoto Castle. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Matsumoto Castle Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Matsumoto Castle - Pictures by Parent



Nakamachi Dori Neighborhood by Parent. Nakamachi street is a beautiful traditional street just nearby the Matsumoto.. Distance from Matsumoto Castle: 0.5km SSE, 16 pictures.

Matsumoto Station Neighborhood by Parent. Matsumoto station is the downtown area of Matsumoto city, a quite nice castle city located 2 hours north of.. Distance from Matsumoto Castle: 1km SSW, 16 pictures.

Unknown Neighborhood by Parent. I'm not sure of name of location of these.. Distance from Matsumoto Castle: 2km SEE, 19 pictures.




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