Matsumoto Castle is one of four castles designated as "National Treasures of Japan" and the oldest castle donjon remaining in Japan. Construction began in 1592 of the elegant black and white structure with its three turrets. Because of the elegant black walls, Matsumoto Castle is sometimes called "Crow Castle".
This image was scanned from the picture that I have made with the film camera during my trip to Japan in autumn of 1999.
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pajaran (54114) 2014-09-02 5:24
Interesantan tekst o starom dvorcu sa istorijom i opisom ...
Dobar rad skeniranjem, lepo pokazana arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje sa lepim secanjem na posetu dvorcu.
An interesting article about the old castle with a history and description of ...
Good work by scanning photos, beautiful architecture and details shown on the facade.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best with beautiful memories of a visit to the castle.
berek (42142) 2014-09-02 8:49
very interesting architecture from Japan. balanced composition. you managed strong light very good.
photoray (13160) 2014-09-04 10:17
Interesting view of Matsumoto Castle, the multiple terraced roof lines are spectacular and part of traditional medieval Japan. And the towers still look fine after all the centuries.
Thanks for sharing,
Noel_Byrne (26543) 2014-09-26 11:08
Another beautiful castle in your gallery, and what a difference to the last one I commented on. Each as beautiful as the other but an amazing testament to the aridity of styles and thoughts around the world. This photo captures the mystical brilliance of the building and the light has created some brilliant shadow effects. Really like that you includ the greenery in the upper right, it fits perfectly in this view.
serp2000 (41626) 2015-05-30 11:11
Excellent photo from Nagano! Good quality for a scanned photo. I had have two-weeks trip around Honshu, but I did not visit Nagano, unfortunately. Thanks for so interesting report.