JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Karatsu 唐津市
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Jonai Bridge to Karatsu Castle329 views城内橋
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Karatsu Shrine213 views
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Castle map129 viewsThe castle is within a park called Maizuru Park. Another name for the castle is "Maizuru Castle."
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Higo Moat and turret (?)128 viewsThis is near the Karatsu City Hall. From Karatsu Station, it takes about 25 min. to walk to the castle tower.

肥後堀
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Jonai Bridge to castle124 views城内橋
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Nishinohama Beach123 viewsNotice the castle's shadow at the bottom.
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Inside Hikiyama Float Exhibition Hall120 viewsKunchi festival floats are displayed.

曳山展示場
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Karatsu Castle from the train111 views
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Takashima island110 views
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Karatsu Higashi High School and castle tower108 views
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Gofuku-cho shopping arcade107 views
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Map of Karatsu106 views
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View from castle tower105 views
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Bridge to castle104 views城内橋
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Castle tower, reconstructed in 1966.103 viewsA gift shop is on the left.
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Wisteria bed and castle tower103 views
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The turret turned out to be a public toilet...101 viewsLooked nice enough to photograph, but when I walked around it, it smelled like the toilet it was.
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Turret (?)99 views
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Higo Moat98 views
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Castle tower and outer wall97 views
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Castle tower balcony97 views
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View of castle from the beach97 views
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Jonai Bridge to castle96 views城内橋
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Castle tower96 views
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River and castle in the distance94 views
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Inside Furusato Kaikan94 viewsKaratsu-yaki pottery is displayed and sold.
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Stone wall path parallel to the beach93 views
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View of bridge to the castle92 views
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View from castle tower. Also see the video at YouTube.92 views
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Castle's shadow91 views
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Castle wall and Yagura-mon Gate91 views
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JR Karatsu Station91 views
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Castle tower89 views
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Top floor of castle tower89 views
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Gofuku-cho shopping arcade89 views
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Stone wall and high school next to castle86 views
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Castle wall86 views
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Yagura-mon Gate, main gate to enter the castle86 views櫓門
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Furusato Kaikan, next to the station86 views
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Sightseeing marker in English85 views
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Inside castle tower, a local history museum84 views
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High school and castle tower82 views
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Castle tower grounds82 views
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Kunchi monument at Karatsu Station82 viewsKaratsu's most famous festival is the Hikiyama Kunchi Festival where large floats are paraded around.
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Castle marker81 viewsIt says "Karatsu Castle Site."
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Steps to castle tower80 viewsIf you don't want to climb the 231 steps, you can pay to use the elevator.
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JR Karatsu Station75 views
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Hikiyama Float Exhibition Hall73 views曳山展示場
 
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