Nagoya Castle (名護屋城)


Nagoya Castle is one of the best places to travel in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Nagoya Castle posted by Japanese travelers in the know.
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Wondering How Was The History... The Huge Castle Site Built In Only Five Months

Nagoya Castle (it's 名護屋城 in Saga, different from 名古屋城 in Aichi) was built as a base for the dispatch of troops to Korea by Hideyoshi Toyotomi. It's selected as a special national historic site, and one of the 100 best castles in Japan. You, if not a fan of history, can enjoy beautiful scenery of Kabeshima Island and Yobuko Great Bridge!



1931 Nagoya Chinzei-machi, karatsu-shi, saga


70 min by car from Taku IC. Or 30 min by bus from Nishi-karatsu Station to 'Nagoya Castle Museum', then 5 min walk.



Nearby Things To Do

Nanatsugama Caves

The Prodigious Sea

The Nanatsugama has been designated a national monument. It is made by Genkai-nada Sea and 3m wide and 110m deep. You can see it by a sightseeing boat.

Hamanoura Terraced Rice Fields

The Evening Sun Lightens The Terraced Rice Field... To Make It Visionary

Like steps climbing up from the seashore, Hamanoura Terraced Rice Field is formed on the mountain slope. The scenery of the evening sun lightening the field is very visionary. During the end of April to the beginning of May, the rice fields draw water, and the sun comes to the center. Many people visit to see this scenery.

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