Accidentally stumbling upon somewhere new is precisely what makes travel so special, But of course, it certainly never hurts to learn a thing or two about the area before you rush off. We'll get you up to speed on the basics about Matsue.
Matsue is located 75 miles (121 kilometers) northwest of Okayama, a prominent city.
The population of this area of Chugoku is approximately 160,000.
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With a decent collection of 16 properties available on Travelocity, you can afford to be picky in Matsue. But, don't forget — the sooner you lock in your accommodations, the faster you can concentrate on organizing those extraordinary experiences.
The Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu are our suggested accommodation options. Make a reservation and then you can get down to the fun stuff — booking your amazing getaway activities.
Prepare for some wonderful adventures in Matsue. Once you've left Yonago Airport (YGJ), the center of town will be only 9 miles (14 kilometers) away.
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If you're flying in, you can simply pick up a car from Yonago Airport. Europcar is a reliable choice.
If you're planning on staying around the city, head on over to Hertz at 67 3 Higashiashimachi. It is situated 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the town center.
Explore Matsue Castle. This historic castle is certain to hold the attention of your group.
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Renoir, the acclaimed French painter, once claimed that to understand art, you have to go to a museum and look at it. Why not heed the advice and visit Shimane Art Museum during your vacation?
And that's not all there is.
Gesshoji Temple is the ideal place to visit if you're craving a little spiritual enlightenment.
Done everything in Matsue already? Don't panic! Yonago is just 16 miles (26 kilometers) from here and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, go to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple in the morning. Next head on over to the Wako Museum and Yonago Waterbirds Sanctuary. Situated 17 miles (27 kilometers) away, Hiezu-son is one more nearby destination. If you visit, make time to check out Yonago Castle Ruins, Yumigahama Park and the Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography.
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