Matsuyama, Ehime facts for kids
Matsuyama is on the northwest coast of Shikoku.
- 1603 (Keichō 8): Kato Yoshiakira built Matsuyama Castle
- 1854 (Ansei 1 ): Matsuyama Castle destroyed by fire
- 1889 (Meiji 22): Modern city is incorporated
The city is known for hot springs (onsen). Dōgo Onsen in Matsuyama is the oldest hot spring bath house in Japan.
Eight of the eighty-eight temples in the Shikoku Pilgrimage are in Matsuyama.
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