Matsuyama

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Famed for its historic castle, this city boasts historic and cultural landmarks, as well as a great culinary scene.

Matsuyama is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan and also Shikoku's largest city. It is located on the northeastern portion of the Dogo Plain. Its name means "pine mountain". The city is known for its hot springs (onsen), among the oldest in Japan, and is home to the Dogo Onsen Honkan, a Meiji Period wooden public bathhouse dating from 1894. A second favorite tourist spot is Matsuyama Castle. Eight of the eighty-eight temples in the Shikoku Pilgrimage are in Matsuyama.
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