Designated a National Treasure, this shrine was modelled on Kyoto's Iwashimizu-Hachimangū and was built in 1667. It's located a short...
Shiki Memorial Museum
This memorial museum celebrates the life and work of Matsuyama-born poet Masaoka Shiki (1867-–1902), as well as the history of...
A small park containing the site of Yuzuki-jō, the former residence of the Kōno clan that ruled Iyo province in feudal times. Articles...
Wani to Sai
Easily the funkiest little spot in Matsuyama, Wani to Sai is a 'circus bar' run by a fascinating native son who set off to Florence to...
With a traditional shopfront along the Dōgo arcade, this former teahouse now serves as a bakery-cafe offering burgers, sandwiches and...
East of Dōgo Onsen is Ishite-ji, 51st of the 88 Temples, and one of the largest and most impressive in the circuit. Ishite means 'stone hand' and comes from a legend associated with Kōbō Daishi. A statue of Kōbō Daishi overlooks the temple from the hillside.