Hikiyama Festival Float Exhibition Hall
Contains the 14 amazing floats used in the annual Karatsu Kunchi Matsuri. Floats include the Aka-jishi (Red Lion, constructed 1819),...
Karatsu Ware Federation Exhibition Hall
Adjacent to Karatsu Station, this exhibition hall displays and sells (from ¥500) local potters' works.
On the shopping street near the station, this renowned tofu shop has been in business since the Edo period and serves set meals starring...
8-1 Higashi-jōnai · interesting places nearby
This 1608 castle (rebuilt 1966) is picturesquely perched on a hill overlooking the sea, houses antique ceramics, samurai armour and archaeological displays. To avoid the climb through the park Maizuru-kōen, an outdoor elevator charges ¥100/50 per adult/child per ride.