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Bocchan Wind up Clock, Matsuyama
(3.3/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I went to Dogo Onsen, 観remashita at the time of the time ^ _ ^ come visit people and had fun watching. I don't think kids will enjoy.
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  • Dogo Onsen Honkan 100 anniversary to commemorate in the square in front of the Dogo-Onsen station, made Botchan Karakuri clock. Swings every hour from 8:00 up to 10:00 PM. People come before time, just OK. From a clock lit up at night just because kid character appeared one after the other.
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  • Gizmo moves in a given time. Hours prior to and crowd around the Gizmo is over with, and will draw people. Examine the time so close to Dogo Onsen station was good, the free foot is located next. Dogo arcade in the immediate vicinity you can explore, such as souvenirs.
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