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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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  • It is a move to 00 minutes and clock. Clocks fairly sober impression is the time before people gather slowly. It is recommended to pass the time, soak the foot bath if you want to see in the.
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  • Located opposite the Dogo Onsen station clock is made in image of time drumming on the roof of the Dogo Onsen Honkan "vibration Heron kaku", retro atmosphere. Dr. Botchan, Madonna, the mountain is fun gizmo of storm, red shirt, Pom principal characters appeared in 1 hour. Soak the foot next to the wait time gizmo.
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  • Buy a bun at the station located in Dogo Onsen station, and while enjoying a foot clock move slowly waited. Then checked in to the hotel. Guests can enjoy the town's entrance.
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You'll find hotels and other accommodations dotted across the center of Matsuyama, with the Nibancho district northeast of the main train station offering perhaps the greatest variety. From high rise-hotels to side-street hostels and guesthouses, the area offers accommodations to suit a range of budgets and styles, close to all the amenities and attractions around Shiroyama Park. Farther northeast, the area around Dogo Onsen offers a number of hotels with onsite onsen (traditional Japanese spas).
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