You can see the beautiful sights of traditional Japanese local. The hospital is 30minits by train from the center of the city. The atmosphere is clean, and people are very kind. The food and vegetables are cheap and good! There are some supermarkets and a hot spring near the hospital. You can also enjoy shopping at the center of the city.
The Faculty of Medicine is situated in Shigenobu-cho, a beautiful suburban town 12 km southeast of downtown Matsuyama. The school was established in 1973, under the direction of two distinguished doctors; Dr. Masami Suda, the first dean of the Medical School, and Dr. Chuji Kimura, the founder of the University Hospital. They tried to establish a good balance of education, research and clinical activity for medical students in an active, liberal atmosphere. Medical education which creates doctors with warm hearts, research activity at the frontier of contemporary scientific developments, and the highest quality medical care made freely available to the public; this ideal trinity has been realized in many respects. Medical students from various parts of Japan are enjoying the study of the latest developments medical science. They are also given ample opportunity for clinical practice in the graduated from the school. Some of them are currently engaged in research institutions, while many others are practicing in hospitals throughout Japan. The nine-story main laboratory building next to the hospital is situated on a vast campus (ca. 191,667 square meters). Various laboratories, central research facilities for animal experiments and for extra large equipment are also available.
You can get some food at convenience store in or near the school. You also can eat meals at the school cafeteria cheaply.
Matsuyama Airport→bus for 30 minutes→Matsuyamashi station→train for 30 minutes→Aidaiigakubuminamiguchi→walk for 1minute
There are many hot spring. The most famous one is Dogo-onsen. It is said that is oldest one in Japan. It is also the model of Spirited Away. We have also good hot spring near our university. It's very useful and reasonable! You can also visit Japanese castle. In July, we have a big display of fireworks. Let's wear yukata and join it!