Karatsu Castle is called Dancing Crane Castle. Karatsu Castle was built in 1608. This castle
is located facing the sea and is situated in the northern part of Karatsu-city.
It resembles the figure of a bird with its wings spread wide as there is a pine grove extending
left to right and because its donjon is thought to look like the head of a crane.
In spring, the 500 cherry trees and the Wisteria flowers in Karatsu, designated a product of nature by
the city, are in full bloom.
|Address||1-1 Nishi-jonai, Karatsu-city, Saga-prefecture|
120 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
60 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
5 minutes by a vehicle from JR Karatsu station
30 minutes by a vehicle from Yobuko
60 minutes by a vehicle from Saga-city
60 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo-city
50 minutes by a vehicle from Arita
100 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
|Open hours||9:00 to 17:00|
|Admission fee||No fee is required|
|Days closed||December 29 to 31|