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Mitsuhama is the old port area of Matsuyama, facing the island studded Seto Inland Sea. It's an active fishing port and the morning fish market is an event worth seeing. The dockside is full of boats and cranes, some of which are elegant vintage models. Mitsuhama is one of the few places in Japan where you can still see buildings dating from the Edo, Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods in a single area, and most of these buildings are also still in use, as homes or shops and restaurants.

Do & See

Matsuyama is a compact city with a wide choice of things to do and see, from galleries and museums to beaches, historic buildings and parks. Be sure to allow plenty of time for all.