However, I changed my train schedule and left the Prince Gallery at 7AM for Shinjuku, where I caught the Super Azabu to Matsumoto. I saw Mount Fuji, but the Sun made taking a photo difficult. What a welcome when I arrived at Matsumoto:
There are six stages for continuous entertainment.
I had a pork cutlet (great), mushroom/vegetable bento and a dish of beef/onions:
Here are some shots of the castle, beginning with my Blue Bar Pigeon and an attack by some samurai warriors:
This gastronomic feast started with a 2015 Laurent-Perrier brut: