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Matsudo

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Matsudo is a city in northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan., the city has an estimated population of 483,796 and a population density of 7,880 persons per km2. The total area was 61.38sqkm.GeographyMatsudo is located in the far northwestern corner of Chiba Prefecture, bordered by the Edo River to the west.Neighboring municipalitiesChiba Prefecture IchikawaKashiwaNagareyamaKamagayaSaitama Prefecture Misato (city)Tokyo Edogawa-kuKatsushika-kuHistoryThe area around Matsudo has been inhabited since prehistoric times, and archaeologists have found remains from the Jōmon period, as well as burial tumuli from the Kofun period. During the Edo period, the area was tenryō controlled directly by the Tokugawa shogunate, and contained a number of horse ranches providing war horses for the Shogun’s armies. It also developed as a post station on the Mito Kaido connecting Edo with Mito. After the Meiji Restoration, Matsudo Town was created in Higashikatsushika District Chiba Prefecture in 1878. Matsudo attained city status on October 1, 1943.
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Hidden gems in Matsudo

Park
Matsudo East Matsudo Yuinohana Park
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Tojo House
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
Historic Walking Area
Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Park
Matsudo Eucalyptus Traffic Park
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Matsudo

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Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo Disneyland Maihama
4.3
Duration: 8 hours
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Disney Park / Activity
Tokyo DisneySea Maihama
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Historic Site
Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple Narita
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
The World Doll Museum Abiko
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Popular things to do in Matsudo

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Department Store
Matsudo Nanbu Ichiba
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Park
Hogashi Matsudo Yui no Hana Park
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Hondo-ji Temple
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
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Architectural Building
Catholic Matsudo Church
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Matsudo

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Park
Tojogaoka Historical Park
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Forest and Park for the 21st Century
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
Playground
Bornelund Asobi no Sekai, Isetan Matsudo
3.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Park
Shin-Matsudo Chuo Park
3.4
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Matsudo

Specialty Museum
Showanomori Museum
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Matsudo Museum
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Tojo Museum of History
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
Art Gallery
Ueki Gallery
2.5
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Matsudo

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Religious Site
Tozen-ji Temple
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
Religious Site
Soko-in Temple
3.2
Duration: 30 minutes
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Religious Site
Kanayama Shrine
1.9
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Sobataka Shrine
1.9
Duration: 1 hour

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