Karatsu City is located in Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.
Surrounded by Genkai-sea and mountain.
History, Karatsu ware, beautiful nature, fresh seafood, magnificent festival
and more can be offered to visitors.
It is just 1 hour and half from Fukuoka airport by train.
We are always waiting for you to visit.
Come and discovers it by your self.
Karatsu Tourist Association
■Karatsu Kunchi & Hikiyama Exhibition Hall Karatsu Kunch is the prime festival of the Karatsu shrine, which has a
history of 400 years.
The festival is held from the 2nd to the 4th of Nov yearly. 14 floats to go on the parade, and especially
on the 2nd of Nov at night they move down the streets with lanterns, and it is called
If you miss the festival, you still can see
them at the Hikiyama Floats Exhibition Hall.