Horikawa Sightseeing Boat
The characterful boatmen circumnavigate the castle moat and then zip around the city's canals and beneath a series of bridges. There are...
Matsue History Museum
Matsue's excellent new museum gives a broad-ranging introduction to the history of the region clans, and development of local industry...
Dating from 1611, picturesque Matsue-jō has a wooden interior showcasing treasures belonging to the Matsudaira clan. Known as Plover...
Cafe Bar EAD
Low lighting, sofas, and a broad terrace with a river view make this relaxed bar-cafe a nice place to end your evening. Snacks include...
Next to Matsue-ōhashi bridge, this bright, wood-themed restaurant is a tranquil spot for unameshi (eel and rice; ¥2625). Or opt for one...
Lonely Planet review
You can count on a friendly welcome at this small izakaya , which specialises in the 'seven delicacies' from Shinji-ko and is a good place to try some local sake. The daughter of the owners speaks English. Look bamboo-roofed menu display outside.