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Japanese Artist Upunushu Recreateas the Wondrous Matsumoto Castle

 - Jun 5, 2013
References: en.rocketnews24 & odditycentral
Noted as a jewel of Japanese architecture with immense historical and spiritual significance, Matsumoto Castle stands proud and ornate even as a cardboard recreation.

Made by Japanese artist Upunushu, this miniature model of the expansive manor is incredibly detailed and painstakingly accurate, depicting every design element of the castle's construction to a tee. The materials themselves only cost the artist 300 Yen, which converts to roughly $2.95 US, a small fee for the wondrous construction she has created. Regardless of how easy it was to gain supplies, the actual project took an intensive amount of time and patience, with the base alone taking two months to complete.

The ambitious Matsumoto Castle recreation is stunningly accurate.