Kimono style dress

2018.11.12

Many people are interested in kimono but feel they are too expensive and difficult to take care of. This may be a solution to the problem. Three women from Iida city, …

Public Viewing

2018.11.12

For the first time since its opening in April this year, the Shinmai Media Garden put on a public viewing of a soccer game. A match between the local Matsumoto …

Guess what?

2018.11.07

The signage at the Shinmai Media Garden is simple, modern and cute! We'll show you some of them below. Can you guess what each symbol represents? ■ Answers: ①Elevator ②Stairway …

Dosojin statue reading the newspaper

2018.11.03

Dosojin are folk deities believed to protect local residents and travelers from evil spirits. They are usually placed on village borders or roadsides. Our neighboring city, Azumino, is famous for …

Events this weekend

2018.10.20

The wholesale market festival (Oct.21) The annual event open to the public in Oct. At this market, you'll find the freshest and highest-quality produce, including vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts, flower …

Live Country-Western Street Music

2018.10.18

Enjoy a live street performance of country music in the downtown Matsumoto. From October 17 to 21, country-western singer Broom Duster KAN will be putting on live shows in the …

Castles for sale!

2018.10.15

Here's your chance to make your very own Matsumoto Castle with this 3D wooden puzzle! The “Matsumoto Castle Model Kit” is now available for purchase here at the Matsumoto Experience …