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Bocchan Wind up Clock, Matsuyama

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A timepiece inspired by a classic novel, Bocchan Wind up Clock provides Hojoen Square with an hourly spectacle. In operation since 1994, the clock attracts tourist and locals with its whimsical design. Soak your feet in the free hot foot baths and wait for the clock to burst into life, re-enacting a well-known scene from the novel "Botchan," a staple piece of literature in Japanese schools. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Matsuyama holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bocchan Wind up Clock and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • For the first time, simply spectacular! Funny fun from actually looking at the details, but as the name implies, the "kid"stories"can be enjoyed. Come and see it!
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  • Many people gather every hour on the hour, so all eyes and looked at the clock. In the big clock shows history of Matsuyama.
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  • I thought it might fit the time when going to the Dogo hot spring. The Botchan train and get off at Dogo hot spring, looking at the clock on the front of the station and may have a sense of fulfillment. Personally, the foot bath is recommended.
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