Karatsu Shrine

Shrine
A Shinto shrine located in Minamijonai, Karatsu City. Records state this ancient shrine was established in the distant Nara period. Famous for the Karatsu Kunchi, a large autumn festival held each year from November 2 through 4, many tourists come to watch the festival parade consisting of 14 colorful traditional floats. This festival has also been designated a National Important Intangible Folk-Cultural Property.

Spot details

Address
Saga Pref. Karatsushi Minamijounai 3-13 map map Map
Phone
0955722264
Hours
All day
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Worship fee] Free
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
*Not available for large buses due to construction
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Average budget
[Day] 3,000yen or more
[Night] 3,000yen or more
* In the case of prayer
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (until the front of the worship hall * ascending to the hall is not possible)
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • 唐津神社
    4.0 Reviewed : 2023.04.03
    The Shrine is a 20 mins walk from the JR station. It was a Monday early afternoon and good weather as we strolled along Karsatu streets otw to 唐津神社, chill & relaxing.Records stated that the ancient...
  • Famous for Kunchi festival
    3.0 Reviewed : 2018.03.27
    Karatsu shrine is well known for its Kunchi festival. This time, I went there not for the festival, but just passed by as I went to Karatsu castle for Hanami. A white Torii gate at the entrance is...
  • 唐津の精神的な中心
    4.0 Reviewed : 2022.12.27
    唐津くんちで有名な唐津市街の中心にある神社です。創建は古く、平安末期には建立されていたようです。アクセスについては唐津神社のホームページがあるので、そちらを見て貰うのが早いと思います。唐津くんちが有名なので大きな神社かな、と思って訪問しましたが、それほど小ぢんまりとした神社でした。拝殿と本殿の他にも幾つか摂社や末社が祀られていましたが、一回りするだけなら10分も掛かりません。社殿もそれほど古いも...

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