The Official Tourism Site of Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
The Matsumoto Welcomes You website has been renewed and is now Visit Matsumoto (! We are still working on fixing a few problems and you may notice some links do not work yet. We will fix them as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding!


These Matsumoto related links will take you to useful English sites hosted by other organizations.


Matsumoto City Government
Matsumoto Region Union Tourism Information
Japan Alps 7 Cities (Japan Alps Region Sightseeing Cities)
Nagano Prefectural Tourism Information "Go! Nagano" (blog)
Japan National Tourist Organization
Japan Videos - Discover the Spirit of Japan (Japan Tourism Agency)

Tourism Information of Local Towns

Azumino City (Including Hotaka Area) "Explore Azumino" (a neighboring town)
Takayama City (a neighboring town)
Shiojiri City (a neighboring town)
Omachi City
Hida City
Toyama City "Visit Toyama"
Kanazawa City
Shirakawa Village

Tourism Information of Japan

TripAdvisor - Visiting Matsumoto, Japan
About - Japan Travel
Japan Trip Search (forum about travel in Japan)
Guide To Japanese Castles

Accommodation and Hot Springs

Asama Onsen Ryokan Association
Japan Ryokan Association (Hotel & ryokan booking by JTB)
Nippon Travel Agency


GURUNAVI - Japan Restaurant Guide


Digital Timetable & Course and Fare Search "Hyperdia-timetable"
Train Route Finder "Norikaeannai"

Narita International Airport (Tokyo)
Chubu (Central Japan) International Airport (Nagoya)
Kansai International Airport (Osaka)

Japan Rail Pass (JR Group)
JR-EAST Seat Reservation System (For JR pass only)
Alpico Bus - Bus Ticket from Tokyo
Japan Bus Lines
Central Nippon Expressway

Outdoor Activities

North Alps Bloadband Network
Kamikochi Official Website


ALSA (Alps Language Service Association) - Goodwill guides NPO
Tour Guide-interpreter Search System


Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival
The Suzuki Method


Shinshu University
Shops, art, music, useful info, etc in Matsumoto
NAGAKNOW English Magazine
Search Uploads about Matsumoto in 'Flickr'