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You can pick up a shrine and visit this place at same time

This is across the street from a shrine so you can visit both. The floats are stored in the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
BCollyer
,
Midland, Georgia
Charming festival floats

This place is located just opposite from the Karatsu Shrine and displays 14 festival floats to be... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
Keizo
,
Kawasaki, Japan
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1 Aug 2016
“You can pick up a shrine and visit this place at same time”
20 Feb 2016
“Charming festival floats”
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6-33 Nishijonai, Karatsu 847-0014, Saga Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is across the street from a shrine so you can visit both. The floats are stored in the building behind glass so you can expect to get some reflections in your photos. Bring a polorizer for your camera. The visit requires a modest fee...and...More

1  Thank BCollyer
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This place is located just opposite from the Karatsu Shrine and displays 14 festival floats to be used during the Karatsu Kunchi(November 2,3 and 4)Festival. Off course it would be better to visit the festival but still you can feel the atmosphere of the festival...More

1  Thank Keizo
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Our guidebook listed this as one of only a few attractions in Karatsu, but what s surprise. The floats this exhibition hall holds are incredible – each well over 100 years old and used every year in a massive parade through the streets. The floats...More

2  Thank Rickbarrett
Reviewed 22 April 2014

This is really a glorified garage housing the parade floats for the Hikiyama Festival. That being said, you really shouldn't miss this. The floats are larger than life and are crafted with exquisite details. It's a quick stop but well worth the 310yen!

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