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Bocchan Wind up Clock, Matsuyama

(3.3/5 based on 420+ 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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  • Dogo Onsen station, and located in Botchan train seen in the near. 10 am I wonder, and were a lot of tourists ago the clock. It is a fun puppet comes out happily, change from a two-stage 3-stage height. Looks good but a few steps away.
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  • Don't look especially, where is she at 12 needle, the puppet moves about 3 minutes. Not impressed.
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  • Enjoyed the foot to the Dogo hot springs home, watched the clock tower 19 gizmo. Screening for 2-3 minutes. I feel like children again forget while watching this now. It was indescribable, magical time.
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