Matsuyama is the largest city on Shikoku, the capital of Ehime Prefecture and the home of Ehime University. It has an international airport which is connected to Osaka and Tokyo by about 30 flights a day. The city can also be easily reached by train, bus, ferry or hydrofoil. With a population of half a million, it is a calm, regional center with a famous hot spa. In the center of the city sits Matsuyama Castle 132 meters above sea level. Dogo Hotspring Spa, located in the northeast corner of the city, has a history of over 3,000 years; it is said to be the oldest hot spring spa in Japan. Matsuyama is also one of the few cities left in Japan to have streetcars.
Our department is located in "Johoku campus" of Ehime University. Most of our office exits in Engineering bldg.(No.2) (the building filled with red in the map below).
Bunkyo-cho 3, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-8577
From Matsuyama Airport
- By airport limousine: take the limousine bus and get off at Matsuyama City Station (Shieki), and then take the Iyotetsu streetcar. (See "From Matsuyama City Station (Shieki)".)
From JR Matsuyama Station
- By Iyotetsu streetcar: take the #1 streetcar and get off at Sekijuji Byoin Mae (Red Cross Hospital) and walk north for 2-5 minutes, or get off at Teppocho and walk a minute..
- By Iyotetsu bus, take the Tozai-sen bus and get off at Ehime Daigaku Mae. (For the administrative offices, get off at Gokoku Jinja Mae.)
From Matsuyama City Station (Shieki)
- If using the Iyotetsu streetcar, take the #2 or 3 streetcar, get off at Sekijuji Byoin Mae (Red Cross Hospital) and walk north for 2-5 minutes, or get off at Teppocho and walk a minute.