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白砂青松 A best stretch of sandy beach lined with pine trees

Beautiful sandy beach with a long stretch of lush pine trees. One of the best beaches I have seen... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Zurich, Switzerland
quietly peaceful area (but can be a little eerie)??

we arrived here in the late afternoon when the sun was about to set, so the feeling we got was... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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29 Jan 2018
“白砂青松 A best stretch of sandy beach lined with pine trees”
22 Nov 2017
“quietly peaceful area (but can be a little eerie)??”
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Hamatamacho, Karatsu 849-5131, Saga Prefecture
+81 955-80-7061
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Beautiful sandy beach with a long stretch of lush pine trees. One of the best beaches I have seen in Japan. Great scenic combination of sky, ocean, islands and mountains. Downside is many trashes and bottles scattered around the beach.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

we arrived here in the late afternoon when the sun was about to set, so the feeling we got was somewhat a bit eerily quiet since there was no sun and no cars around. we got out for some photos and stopped the car in...More

Thank silverspire
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had the nice vacation in karatsu and very good to visit here, i love the way of simply and chilling feel in this place :) Good to drop and refreshing life

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I intended to rent a bicycle from the train station to bike here but apparently there are only a few available and I came too late. There is a bus from the station that goes to the forest- the train station info center was able...More

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

beautiful beach at Karatsu Saga Japan. nice onsen Ryokan hotel nearby beach . fresh squid popular with

1  Thank Shin555Mikan
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We just drove through from Kishi Itoshima towards Karatsu, a nice drive but nothing really extraordinary as we didn't make any stop.

1  Thank Billy Z
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Staying in Fukuoka, we hired a car and took a day trip to Karatsu. There is a hilltop castle with some interesting exhibits and fabulous 360 degree views of the town, the sea, and amazing beach. Heading back in the direction of Fukuoka, we drove...More

1  Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We took the path from the Karatsu Seaside hotel through the forest. The trees are beautiful and unusual. Well worth a walk or bike ride. (Guests of the hotel can use the bikes for free. Just ask at the reception desk.)

2  Thank Klm9802
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Niji No Matsubara (“Rainbow Pine Grove” in Saga) – a grove about 3+ miles long with million+ black pine trees. We viewed this from atop Kagamiyama observation deck with a nice view of the Genkai-Nada seaside.

2  Thank DYA717
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