Former Takatori Residence

Former Takatori Residence
Former Takatori Residence
Former Takatori Residence

This is an old mansion of Koreyoshi Takatori, who was known as the owner of Kishima coal mine and other business enterprises. There are two large buildings on the site of about 300 square meters. Those buildings have various unique features such as a noh stage in the hall, fanlight with plant and animal carvings, paintings on the sliding doors and etc.

Basic information

Address 5-40, Kitajonai, Karatsu City, Saga (唐津市北城内5番40号)
Official Name 旧高取邸
Closed - In case Mondays fall on a public holiday, the next day will be the substitute holiday.

- Closed from December 29th Until January 3rd

- The facility might become open during any consecutive holidays, or year end and new year's holidays. Please check the website for the update.
Opening Hours 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Admission Until 4:30 PM)
Access 15 Min. Walk from JR Karatsu Station
10 Min. Walk from Karatsu Bus Center
Parking Availability Pay parking available in the Vicinity (100 yen per hour)
(Visitors to the facility can use the parking for free for an hour)
Cell Phone Battery Charging Not available
Wi-fi Availability Not available
Credit Card Acceptance Not accepted
Estimated Time to Enjoy From 30 to 60 minutes
Admission Fee Adults (15 yrs old and up) 520 yen
Children (from 4 to 14 yrs old) 260 yen
[20% Discount for a group of 20 people or more]
Reservation Not available
Tobacco Not Allowed
Foreign Language Support English Speaking Staff (Non-Permanent)
English Sign Boards
English Brochure
English Voice Tour Guide System 310 yen
Notes Photography is not allowed inside the building due to the purpose of cultural property preservation.
MAPCODE 182 431 117*43


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