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Travel Guide

Come to relaxing Karatsu and enjoy its island views, castle, and culture.

Discover things to see and do in Karatsu as you venture to popular sights like Tenzan Ski Resort.

Sea Style Resort Ocean
Sea Style Resort Ocean
2.5 out of 5
1799-45 Hamatamamachi Hamasaki, Karatsu, Saga
The price is ¥5,572 per night from May 27 to May 27
Situated in Karatsu, this hotel is steps from Genkai and Nijino Matsubara. Kagami Shrine and Niji-no-Matsubara are also within 3 mi (5 km). Karatsu Hamasaki ...
4.2/5Very Good! (6 reviews)
Quaint off thw beaten road
"Had a great relaxing stay at se side hotel it was quiet and picturesque. Great little yakitori restaurant nearby. We did not find many options for breakfast. Next time I would Burlington a few things and make my own. There is a small common area with kitchen, and laundry."

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Sea Style Resort Ocean
Shioyu Naginoto
Shioyu Naginoto
4 out of 5
1613 Hamatamamachi Hamasaki, Karatsu, Saga-ken
The price is ¥20,036 per night from May 17 to May 17
Nestled on the beach, this Karatsu ryokan is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nijino Matsubara and Kagami Shrine. Niji-no-Matsubara and Karatsu Castle are also within 6 ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (270 reviews)
"I like the private family hot spring. Very roomy and quiet. And I like the idea that there are many different colours and patterns of bath robes to choose."

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Shioyu Naginoto
Karatsu Daiichi Hotel Riviere
Karatsu Daiichi Hotel Riviere
3 out of 5
Higashimachi 1-9, Karatsu, Sagaken
The price is ¥8,760 per night from May 16 to May 16
Situated in Karatsu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nijino Matsubara, Genkai, and Niji-no-Matsubara. Karatsu Shrine and Hikiyama Exhibition Hall are ...
4.2/5Excellent! (267 reviews)
"A convenient and inexpensive place to stay. We had a nice view of the river and the castle. The breakfast was delicious and had a nice variety (Japanese style). Staff were helpful and kind."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

Karatsu Daiichi Hotel Riviere
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Mar 13, 2020

Loved the town of Karatsu- little side streets were so interesting- watch the flower n fresh produce set up every morning. Ride bike to beach/castle area esp on a Sunday. Favorite treat was tasting Saga beef at CARAVAN殺

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Jun 19, 2019

Karatsu offers variety of activities. We have enjoyed visiting famous potters and “Tanada” the layers of rice fields on ocean hillside.

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