道後溫泉本館前面，是一條充滿禮品店和小吃店的商店街。這些商店開得比較晚好讓穿著浴衣的旅館住客晚上出來逛時有地方可以消費。 附近的「子規博物館」展示松山最受敬仰的人物 - 正岡子規，他是引入現代俳句的詩人。
Hours: 6:00 to 23:00 (entry until 22:30)
Admission: 410 to 1550 yen
The Honkan has two indoor baths: Kami no Yu is the larger public bath and Tama no Yu is the smaller, more noble and less crowded bath. Four different options provide visitors with varying levels of access to the Honkan’s facilities, with some price plans including a snack and some green tea. Visitors on the highest price level can view the exclusive bathing facility reserved for visiting emperors.
Hours: 6:30 to 23:00 (entry until 22:30)
Admission: 400 yen
Located less than 100 meters away from the Honkan is Dogo Onsen’s secondary bath house, Tsubaki no Yu. It offers gender separated indoor baths using the same hot spring water that the Honkan does.
Built in 1895, Dogo Onsen Station is a nice representation of Meiji Period architecture. It serves as the terminal station to three tram lines. A “Botchan” steam locomotive is often exhibited in front of it.
Clock chimes every 30-60 minutes from 8:00 to 22:00
Foot bath can be used from 6:00 to 23:00
The Botchan Karakuri Clock near the station plays music on the hour whilst figurines of characters from the famous novel “Botchan” come to life. Next to the clock stands a foot bath free for all to enjoy.
Hours: varies by shop, typically from 9:00 to 22:00
Closed: varies by shop from no closing days to one per month or week, typically Tuesday or Wednesday
An approximately 250 meter long covered shopping arcade connects Dogo Onsen Honkan with Dogo Onsen Station. The arcade is filled with stores selling local specialties, gifts and snacks. Most shops here open into the night and the shopping street remains lively with strolling visitors and ryokan guests in their yukata.
Hours: 9:00 to 18:00 (until 17:00 from November to April)
Admission ends 30 minutes before closing
Admission: 400 yen
The Shiki Memorial Museum displays information on one of Matsuyama’s most well-known sons, Masaoka Shiki, who introduced modern haiku poetry. Shiki’s works of poems and paintings, as well as materials documenting his life are presented.
Dogo Park occupies the former grounds of a castle. Today, only the moats and barely noticeable castle ruins remain, and Dogo Park is better known as a great cherry blossom spot in spring. The spacious park offers wide lawns which are ideal for picnics and barbecue parties.
Hours: Always open
Ishiteji is Matsuyama’s most famous temple, located a short bus ride or 20 minute walk from central Dogo Onsen. On its spacious grounds stand several temple buildings, a three-storied pagoda and a temple gate that is a designated national treasure. Ishiteji also has a cave that leads to a somewhat bizarre secondary temple complex.
Hours: 5:00 to 19:00 (6:00 to 18:00 during winter)
Isaniwa Shrine is located about 200 meters east of Dogo Onsen Station. A tall flight of stairs lead to the shrine, which is constructed of the traditional Hachiman architectural style. In this style, the shrine consists of two halls whose roofs are connected with each other, essentially forming a single building. Sheltered corridors and vermillion pillars and walls are also a feature of this style.