Public Viewing

Posted on 2018.11.12 in News

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?

Posted on 2018.11.07 in News

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

Posted on 2018.11.03 in News

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

Posted on 2018.10.20 in Events

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

Posted on 2018.10.18 in Events

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!

Posted on 2018.10.15 in News

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 …

Have a safe journey!

Posted on 2018.10.15 in News

Today's guests: Assa and Adi from Israel. They visited us to get information about Kamikochi and Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route, as they were thinking of visiting one or the other. …