Matsumoto Castle is one of the historic castles of Japan. Located in the city of Matsumoto in Nagano Prefecture, near the city of Tokyo, it is one of the main tourist attractions in Japan. The castle has its origins in the Warring States Period. At that time, the Ogasawara clan had built a fort on the site, whose name was originally Fukashi castle. Later, he was instrumental in Takeda Shingen and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
The main tower of the castle is classified as a "national treasure of Japan." It is called "the Raven" because of its black color. A castle made of two pagoges: in the Japanese city of Matsumoto, a city of Nagano Prefecture on Honshu Island, a three-storey building and five, both built in the sixteenth century, were built one in the other, constituting the imperial residence of the shogun? Both buildings are based on a strong stone base and are surrounded douves.Censés demonstrate the power of the hosts, they were designed as defenses, as evidenced for example grillagées.Mais windows from their peak enjoy a unique view of the surroundings.