The trajectory young Karatsu great figures followed
An introduction will go for the items such as Taikōryō which produced Karatsu great figures who played an active part in the Bakumatsu-Meiji period, typical modern Japanese building architectures, and the largest coal industry in Japan at that time.
An experience of the miracles (trajectory/miracle) of Karatsu 150 years ago will give us at present a chance to find tips for our future.
Taikōryō and architecture
Manga images introduce the trajectory young great figures followed in miraculous school Taikōryō opened in Karatsu at the Bakumatsu-Meiji period and disappeared in less than one year. Also, canvas projection work View of Tokyo Station by contemporary artist Yukihiro Yamagami is worthwhile seeing!
What is Taikōryō?
About 150 years ago, Nagakuni Ogasawara, governor of Karatsu domain in Hizen province opened an English language school opened in Karatsu Castle in order to train human resources for the new era.
Old Karatsu domain
Introduction of the turbulent history of the Karatsu domain, which went through Meiji Restoration in sharp contrast with the one the Saga domain did.
There is enjoyable introduction into Karatsu coal field, the largest coal field in Japan at that time through experience games, etc.
The details of facilities
- 1513-15 Honmachi, Karatsu City (formar Karatsu Bank)
- 9: 00 thru 18: 00
- Year-end holidays
- Admission fee
- Assistance dog (guide dog, hearing assistance dog, partner dog) Accompanied admission
- Baby strollers
- Toilets for the disabled
- Available (One unisex toilet)
- Parking for the disabled
- Available (One place)
- (From the direction of Karatsu station)
•About 10 minutes on foot
(From the Ōteguchi Bus Center)
•About 5 minutes on foot
•About 15 minutes from Karatsu Interchange in Nishi Kyushu Expressway
- Parking Lot
- available (charged)
100 yen within 1 hour (former Karatsu Bank user is free within 1 hour), over 1 hour, then 100 yen every 30 minutes
- Contact address
- Phone: 0955-70-1717