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Former Takatori Estate

Travel Guide - Former Takatori Estate


The mansion with 7,500 square meters ground was originally a former residence of Koreyoshi Takatori, a coal magnate in Karatsu. Featuring a Noh stage and Japanese paintings on ceder panels, the interior of the house is luxuriously furnished and visitors can enjoy the magnificence of modern Japanese architecture. The estate was designated as a national important cultural property in 1998.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 – 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • No closing days
  • December 29 – 31

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 510 yen (General, Adult)
  • 250 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes walk from JR Karatsu Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 5-40, Kitajonai, Karatsu-shi, Saga, 847-0015


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