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Karatsu-jinja Shrine

Travel Guide - Karatsu-jinja Shrine


Respected by successive feudal lords, Karatsu-jinja Shrine has been spiritually supported by Karatsu’s townsfolk since its establishment in the Nara Period (710 - 794). The shrine is crowded with people watching Karatsu Kunichi Festival held from November 2nd to 4th every year. The festivel's huge Hikiyama floats running around the shrine have a tremendous impact.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from JR Karatsu Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-13, Minamijonai, Karatsu-shi, Saga, 847-0013


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