Approximately 220 cherry blossoms trees such as Somei Yoshino bloom in the center of Karatsu castle. The place is crowded with people who come to enjoy the elegant figure of Karatsu castle and cherry blossoms.
|Closed||December 29 - December 31|
|Opening Hours||9AM - 5PM
Last entry at 4:40PM
*Subject to change depending on seasons.
|Access||Approx. 20-minute walk from JR Karatsu Station (7 minutes by car)
15-minute walk from Karatsu Bus Center
|Parking Availability||Toll parking available (municipal parking lot)
6AM - 10PM
Within 1 hour 100 yen
1 hour to 2 hours 300 yen
More than 2 hours 400 yen
10PM - 6AM 300 yen
|Cell Phone Battery Charging||Not Available|
|Wi-fi Availability||Available inside the Castle tower Password Protected|
|Credit Card Acceptance||Not Available|
|Admission Fee||General 500 yen
Elementary/Junior high school student 250 yen
Group discount for 20 people and above (20% discount)
|Tobacco||Smoking Area Not Available|
|Foreign Language Support||Enjoyable even if you cannot understand Japanese
Pamphlets in foreign languages (English, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Korean)
|Notes||Taking pictures inside the facility is not allowed due to the protection of cultural properties.
Filming of the observatory on the top floor and the outside of the Castle tower is allowed.
|MAPCODE||182 432 019*40|