"Enjoy the castle with a free guided tour. ALSA provides free guided tours in and around Matsumoto Castle in English, as well as in other languages such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.
Kind and experienced guides are available for you at our "Guide Station" located at the entrance of Castle-Park throughout the year, except on non-operating days.
Advance bookings for guided tours are accepted.
※ The non-operating days
August 11th - 17th 2022
December 26th 2022 - January 9th 2023
◆ Free guided tours of Matsumoto Castle
1. Guides are available on site (10:00 – 15:00 daily, First-come-first-served basis) .
2. Guides are also available by advance booking (throughout the year, by 2 week advance booking basis).
◆ THOSE WHO APPLY FOR OUR TOUR GUIDE SERVICES
Our guide services are provided free of charge, however, you may need to pay the expenses for your guide(s) incurring during the guided tour, for example;
Admission fees to some facilities such as castles (except for Matsumoto Castle), temples, shrines, museums, etc.
Meals & drinks
Other actual tour-related expenses, if any.
2. Other Conditions
・ We kindly require all visitors to assume full responsibility for any damage to personal
belongings or injury that may occur during the tour.
・ An appropriate ALSA guide might not be available depending upon itineraries or languages
For those who made booking in advance, and if your schedule changes, please contact us as soon as possible.