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Karatsu Castle

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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.

 


 

General information  

Address 1-1 Nishi-jonai, Karatsu-city, Saga-prefecture
Access

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

 - Karatsu & Yobuko travel guide