Karatsu Castle (Maizuru Castle)

Travel Guide - Karatsu Castle (Maizuru Castle)

Information

Karatsu Castle was originally built in 1608, with the materials of demolished Nagoya Castle.
The castle is also called “Maizuru (Dancing Crane) Castle” since its shape looks like a crane with spread out wings.
The current Tenshukaku donjon was constructed in 1966 as a tourist facility.
It has a observation deck on top of the building and visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of Karatsu City and Genkai Sea.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 – 17:00 *admission until 16:40

Closed

  • December 29 – 31

Access / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes walk from JR Karatsu Station
  • 10 minutes from JR Karatsu Station by the City Circle Bus. Get off at Karatsu-jo Iriguchi Bus stop.

Address / Location

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Tweets

からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-09-07
@FuriousSnow I look forward to your visit😊
セレナ勝生 Serena-Katsuki@http://yurionice.com/ @FuriousSnow - 2021-09-07
@karatsu_castle When travel to Japan is open I will go!
ツァイメイ @ponyomi_ponyomi - 2021-08-25
@vitiya_yoi Hasetsu Castle (Karatsu Castle) is called “Maizuru Castle” because of its beautiful white exterior wall… https://t.co/AT20FYClZw
mana @manarock69 - 2021-08-20
I found figure skaters in Karatsu castle.
Autograph is written in poster by Mitsurou Kubo, the character designer o… https://t.co/5ZiRueQJW1
José @Jos49102794 - 2021-08-17
@karatsu_castle @ISMAXD0101 a nmms :0
AJ / ToXiN @ Biking around Japan currently @AJAngelWings - 2021-08-03
Cycling around Kyushu, Day 11: Cape Hado - Karatsu - Fukuoka 90km

Underwater observatory at Cape Hado.🐟
Nagoya ca… https://t.co/srks8sTTjQ
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-06-26
@0724Mie 😎😎😎 GO GO GO GO GO😎😎😎
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-06-26
@Sp7Zls @fuzzy_lu_p 🛵go go go go!
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-06-26
@takapyon7772 GO GO GO GO GO😎‼️
KatsuDauntless @KatsuDauntless - 2021-06-20
Definitely planning a trip to Karatsu, once it's cleared to travel to Japan again, and Japan's population is safely… https://t.co/IcZKWIKpJ5
Chad Kohalyk @chadkoh - 2021-06-06
@Hoofin Yup! Karatsu is one of our three ways off the island. If you go up to Nagoya Castle or to the Hado cape wes… https://t.co/j13yoGNJd9
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-05-30
@UniSparks_4real thank you💌🤗😊👋🤗😊👋
Go to Travel welcomes foreign residents in Japan! @kuonitumlarejp - 2021-05-29
It’s rather a rare combination of steamed dumpling and squid – it is soft, fluffy, and very popular as a souvenir.… https://t.co/10MNxqQR5n
L⭐︎secret account⭐︎ @Coralin42809569 - 2021-05-29
feel so good

castle KARATSU https://t.co/Sleo5Lr1kV
L⭐︎secret account⭐︎ @Coralin42809569 - 2021-05-29
feel so good

castle KARATSU https://t.co/Sleo5Lr1kV
セレナ勝生 Serena-Katsuki@http://yurionice.com/ @FuriousSnow - 2021-05-28
The official @karatsu_castle account has the cutest profile picture. https://t.co/mFUE2RTMZf
えねこ @ene_eneko - 2021-05-12
@FuriousSnow but only half a day by foot to see only main spots like Kagamiyamaonsen and Karatsu castle.
so logical… https://t.co/yqfKBO92mF
ALO JAPAN @alojapan - 2021-05-11
#Karatsu #Castle is a major attraction ...

https://t.co/2FjyKQKzXL

#CustomTour #FukuokaDestinations… https://t.co/Mi38zZNiqF
Melli @Naoi_2 - 2021-05-11
Today 3 Years ago in Karatsu, one of the most beautiful places on earth 💙

#karatsu #japan #fukuoka #saga #唐津 #唐津市… https://t.co/vb6YTRc16U
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-05-02
@FuriousSnow thank you
thank you
thank you
thank you🤗😊😆🥺‼️
セレナ勝生 Serena-Katsuki@http://yurionice.com/ @FuriousSnow - 2021-05-02
@karatsu_castle Thank you for always posting pretty locations!
たから @kintsugi679 - 2021-04-26
I know everyone is obsessed with the sakura blooming rn, but yooo... Wisteria's are also blooming now and are hella… https://t.co/OJlWyglBX8
たから @kintsugi679 - 2021-04-26
I know everyone is obsessed with the sakura blooming rn, but yooo... Wisteria's are also blooming now and are hella… https://t.co/OJlWyglBX8
からつキャッスル @karatsu_castle - 2021-03-26
@FuriousSnow thank you‼️🤗😊👋🤗😊👋
Chad Kohalyk @chadkoh - 2021-03-21
After 6 days on the mainland I am catching the Diamond Iki back to the island. In the distance you can see Karatsu… https://t.co/LvEvCyOfGh
Chad Kohalyk @chadkoh - 2021-03-16
Just pulled into Karatsu Bay. Ride was smooth, but the pouring rain and most obscured the view. You can barely see… https://t.co/QIJwI54TGE
Onigiro Pocket Japan @onigiro_travel - 2021-03-11
Karatsu Castle, on northern Kyushu, is surrounded by a marvelous garden that features maples, cherry and wisteria t… https://t.co/YjzINQsFqA
Chad Kohalyk @chadkoh - 2021-02-21
Heading home on the late ferry. Karatsu castle is lit up blue for medical workers. https://t.co/i9jTJkyfKj
🎊🎭Nanku Cinderell㋐Kun🎭🎊 (* ˊෆ⁾⁾⁾)(´⊡ᴗ⊡`)🌬⛸⛸ @CinderellaKun - 2021-02-17
@karatsu_castle Wooow, that means Victor is coming~ (/^♡^)/
🎊🎭Nanku Cinderell㋐Kun🎭🎊 (* ˊෆ⁾⁾⁾)(´⊡ᴗ⊡`)🌬⛸⛸ @CinderellaKun - 2021-02-17
@karatsu_castle Wooow, that means Victor is coming~ (/^♡^)/
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