Karatsu & Yobuko one-day tour
Karatsu and Yobuko, located on the Higashi Matsuura Peninsula in the northwestern part
of Saga-prefecture, have been prosperous from ancient times as an important point for trade
with Mainland China. Karatsu is a part of Genkai Quasi-National Park, and has many scenic spots.
Location of Karatsu & Yobuko
The tour is the private tour exclusively for your group.
・Minimum number : 2 person
・Maxum number : 30 person
・Tour date : please specify the date
・Chartered vehicle is utilized as per number of person.
(1) less than 8 person
a chartered taxi is used with English speaking driver
English speaking driver assist the tour as tour guide and tour attendant
(2) more than 9 person
a chartered bus is used with Japanese speaking driver
English speaking guide who also works as a tour attendant is accompanied
for assist the tour in the case of using a chartered bus
9:00 Depart Fukuoka-city
Transfer to Katatsu
Kagamiyama Mountain → KaratsuCastle → Karatsu Shrine
Transfer to Yobuko
Lunch ; Yobuko Squid
Hado-misaki Cape → Nagoya Castle Ruins
Transfer to Fukuoka-city
17:00 Arrive Fukuoka-city
Where to visit
Panoramic view of Karatsu Castle, Karatsu bay and Nijino-matsubara (Rainbow pine forest)
The height is 284 metre from sea level and top of the mountain is flat and wide geographical feature.
The area is famous for cherry blossom and azalea flower in spring season.
Karatsu Castle is called Dancing Crane Castle.
The Castle, which stands beside Karatsu Bay, is unusual in that the stonework rises directly
out of the water, using the ocean as a natural moat.
The Shrine of Karatsu Kunchi. It is a Shinto shrine located about 1 km west of Karatsu Castle and
the original shrine was founded in 755. Karatsu Kunchi is held From November 2nd to 4th every year.
Famous for fresh Squid, transparent in body and firm in texture. The squid has a sweetness that melt
upon the tangue. In the finely crafted style of sashimi known as Ikezukuri, the flesh of still-living
seafood is served.
Cape of Lovers’ sanctuary. The main attractions of Cape Hado are the heart-shaped monument,
underwater observation tower, and the sunset. It is frequented by young couples who take photos
in front of the heart monument.
The north-west end
Nagoya Castle Ruins
The Castle was a castle located in the old Hizen Province of Japan. The historic castle was
the base from which Toyotomi Hideyoshi launched his invasions of Korea.
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