JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Karatsu 唐津市
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Jonai Bridge to Karatsu Castle327 views城内橋
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Karatsu Shrine213 views
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Castle map127 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 (?)126 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 castle122 views城内橋
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Nishinohama Beach121 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 train109 views
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Takashima island108 views
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Gofuku-cho shopping arcade107 views
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Karatsu Higashi High School and castle tower106 views
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Map of Karatsu106 views
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View from castle tower103 views
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Bridge to castle102 views城内橋
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Castle tower, reconstructed in 1966.101 viewsA gift shop is on the left.
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Wisteria bed and castle tower101 views
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The turret turned out to be a public toilet...99 viewsLooked nice enough to photograph, but when I walked around it, it smelled like the toilet it was.
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Turret (?)97 views
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Higo Moat96 views
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Castle tower and outer wall95 views
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Castle tower balcony95 views
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View of castle from the beach95 views
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Jonai Bridge to castle94 views城内橋
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Castle tower94 views
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Inside Furusato Kaikan94 viewsKaratsu-yaki pottery is displayed and sold.
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River and castle in the distance92 views
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Stone wall path parallel to the beach91 views
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JR Karatsu Station91 views
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View of bridge to the castle90 views
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View from castle tower. Also see the video at YouTube.90 views
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Castle's shadow89 views
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Castle wall and Yagura-mon Gate89 views
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Gofuku-cho shopping arcade89 views
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Castle tower87 views
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Top floor of castle tower87 views
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Furusato Kaikan, next to the station86 views
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Sightseeing marker in English85 views
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Stone wall and high school next to castle84 views
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Castle wall84 views
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Yagura-mon Gate, main gate to enter the castle84 views櫓門
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Inside castle tower, a local history museum82 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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High school and castle tower80 views
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Castle tower grounds80 views
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Castle marker79 viewsIt says "Karatsu Castle Site."
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Steps to castle tower78 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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