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Bansuiso, Matsuyama

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History Museum Museum
Explore the early 20th-century house of Bansuiso. Built by Earl Sadakoto Hisamatsu in a 19th-century French Gothic style, the house was once known for its high society parties, but now serves as a sightseeing destination and venue for various public events. After exploring the ornately decorated rooms, consider paying a little extra to venture to the first floor, where balconies afford fantastic photo opportunities of the grounds, gatehouse, and surrounding area. Be sure to check the listings to see what kind of events are running during your visit. Make Bansuiso part of your personalized Matsuyama itinerary using our Matsuyama trip generator.
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  • Bansuisou is a French- style villa built by one of the descendants of the Matsuyama clan, Hisamatsu Sadakotu, in 1922. It was a big hit then, with multiple visits from the Imaerial Family over the yea...  more »
  • Very beautiful and well kept mansion. It is free to browse around the outside area and the first floor which sometimes host art exhibits. However if you would like to visit the second floor it costs 3...  more »
  • The Bansuiso (Bansui Mansion) was up the slope on the same road of the Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum and the final stop of the city tour bus. It was an elegant French style mansion building constructed in...  more »