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model course "Enjoy The Town of Karatsu" Course

"Enjoy The Town of Karatsu" Course

Karatsu has a long history and wonderful nature! We will stop by the exhibit, which is open all year-round, to see the Hikiyama, a parade float used in Karatsu Okunchi festival. After we tour around the castle town, let's take a walk in the Niji no Matsubara Pine Grove, one of the three most famous pine groves in Japan.

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Hikiyama Exhibition Hall

Karatsu Kunchi is the annual autumn festival of Karatsu Shrine. 14 gorgeous festival floats, which make the greatest feature of the festival, are permanently exhibited here.

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Former Takatori Residence

This is an old mansion of Koreyoshi Takatori, who was known as the owner of Kishima coal mine and other business enterprises. There are two large buildings on the site of about 300 square meters. Those buildings have various unique features such as a noh stage in the hall, fanlight with plant and animal carvings, paintings on the sliding doors and etc.

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Karatsu Castle

The original castle was built in 1608 by Terazawa Hirotaka, the first lord of the Karatsu Domain. The present castle keep tower was newly built in 1966 and you can overlook the Niji No Matsubara Pine Grove and the Karatsu Bay and the downtown area of Karatsu City from the top floor. It is also well known as a viewing spot of cherry blossoms and wisteria in Spring.

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Niji No Matsubara Pine Grove

Niji No Matsubara is a black pine grove created artificially by the order of Terasawa Shimanokami Hirotaka, who was the first load of Karatsu Domain, in order for the purpose of preventing the wind and sand from the beach. Total length is about 4.5 km, it is counted as one of the 3 major pine groves in Japan.

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