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Bocchan Wind up Clock, Matsuyama
(3.4/5 based on 380+ 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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  • Fun music and a gimmick. While watching a gimmick "hitou" atmosphere to the foot body and mind to enjoyed. It is a relaxing time.
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  • Dogo Onsen station, Dogo Onsen Honkan 100 anniversary to commemorate the clock. Enjoy time with music town atmosphere with plenty of dolls and the novels Botchan appeared appeared about 3 minutes is. You can relax before a foot away, because gizmo.
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  • People had gathered, so I would think that, just did the clock time. I was surprised that I expanded on. This is a cute dolls and democratic expression. Personally, like bathing scene.
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