Hotels in Karatsu, Japan

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Karatsu overview

Karatsu is a small town distinct for its historical sites and festivals, and known for its castle and ruins. You'll enjoy the area's parks, gardens, and scenic landscape. Spend a relaxing day at Ohori Park and Nokonoshima Island Park when the weather is nice. Make plans to visit the popular Fukuoka City Museum and Fukuoka Tower. Karatsu is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Karatsu

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Karatsu has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Karatsu with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Karatsu hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Karatsu hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Karatsu

Fly in to Saga (HSG-Ariake Saga), 26.5 mi (42.7 km) from downtown Karatsu. Fukuoka (FUK) is the next closest major airport, 28.4 mi (45.8 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Watada station
  • • Karatsu Hamasaki Station
  • • Ochi station

What to see around Karatsu

Festivals and museums stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Nakazato Tarōemon
  • • Karatsu Ware Federation Exhibition Hall
  • • Hikiyama Exhibition Hall
  • • Saga Prefectural Nagoya Castle Museum
  • • Fukushimacho Folk History Museum
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, ruins, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Karatsu Castle
  • • Takatori House
  • • Nanatsugama
  • • Nagoya Castle Ruins
  • • Takeo Shrine
Its forests and parks are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Niji-no-Matsubara
  • • Mikaerino-taki
  • • Green Hill Park
  • • Kannon Falls
  • • Kazenomieru Oka Park
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Ohori Park
  • • Nokonoshima Island Park
  • • Fukuoka City Museum
  • • Fukuoka Tower
  • • Momochi Beach

When to visit Karatsu

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 63°F day, 35°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 61°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • April-June: 0.43 inches
  • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • October-December: 0.31 inches