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Bocchan Wind up Clock

Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-948-6556
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Soak your feet in the hot springs. While you wait. The clock is interesting to watch. Similar to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vicky C
Launceston, Australia
via mobile
Worth the wait

Crowds gather to watch this clock perform and it is totally worth the wait. There are large figures... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Sandra D
Craughwell, Galway, Ireland
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  • Very good51%
  • Average30%
  • Poor1%
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Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-948-6556
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Soak your feet in the hot springs. While you wait. The clock is interesting to watch. Similar to European Square clocks but with roofed parts lifting.

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Crowds gather to watch this clock perform and it is totally worth the wait. There are large figures nearby and they are the characters from the story of Matsuyama which the clock shows. Wonderful display.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Fun to watch at 5 pm. This clock is a nice visit there is a foot bath next to it. The shops are near it. This is something fun to see and shows Japanese sense of humor.

Thank nellgrimm
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This clock's performance s worth waiting for. While waiting take off your shoes and "cool" your feet in the warm water pool.in front of the clock.

Thank Mrbob3338
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It is really worth watching the animation on the top of every hour. Very well done. Best view if from the benches

1  Thank stism
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Bocchan Wind up Clock is beside Dogo Onsen Honkan a symbol of Dogo Onsen. When you get off the tram, you can find it just in front. Many tourists are always taking pictures, and nearby there is a free foot bath. Before you go to...More

1  Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The Japanese seem to be able to make every experience seem like it's a fun one. This very old foot bath, fed from the spring, is hot, feels incredible, and is free. So why not put a giant animated clock above it celebrating the famous...More

1  Thank ChilliGarlic
Reviewed 19 May 2016

While waiting for the clock to open we sat at the space beside the clock and enjoyed the free foot spa. The Botchan Karakuri Clock is located in front of Dogo Onsen Station. It is also near the Dogo Arcade. Tourists flock around the clock...More

1  Thank emilysato
Reviewed 8 April 2016

My family and I visited Dogo to see the historical sites. While curious about the Onsen, they don't offer private rooms. Getting naked in front of a bunch of local strangers didn't really appeal. But! We still got a taste of what the Onsen would...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The clock is located near the entrance to the Dogo Onsen arcade street. It plays the music every hour, I think, and attracts a small crowd all the time. Very funny. Some foot bath facilities with chairs nearby.

1  Thank Easytravel88
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