Nijino Matsubara, Karatsu

3.9
#1 of 11 in Outdoors in Saga Prefecture
Lose yourself at Nijino Matsubara, considered one of the three greatest pine areas in Japan, with over one million pine trees stretching for 5 km (3 mi) along the coastline. Drive through the forest and take notice of unusual twisted tree trunks before arriving at the beach and taking in views of the open ocean, where both sand and water stretch as far as the eye can see. Along the way, stop at one of the roadside restaurants and grab a bite while enjoying the peaceful surroundings. Before you head to Karatsu, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Karatsu holiday planner , to make sure you see all that Karatsu has to offer, including Nijino Matsubara.
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  • Pine trees and calm sea can be enjoyed slowly. Parking space close to the coast. Slowly look at the sea in winter visitors in January was pretty cold but good.
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  • It feels good in the sandy beaches. Seashells on the hitattari on the walk is the best. Walk the shore because the waves so high?
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  • Nijinomatsubara pine trees of about 1 million over approximately 4.5 km long and follows the Karatsu Bay Beach. Beautiful pine forests known as one of the three major Japan tunnel is ideal for drive. Summer can enjoy the beach in the vicinity. We recommend you have time to spare, try walking. I think if you visit Karatsu Karatsu Burger of the coastline and the sea calm, and Karatsu's famous soul food, beautiful set of Matsubara nijinomatsubara is a not to be missed.
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Where to stay in Karatsu

Many of the accommodations in Karatsu form an orderly line next to the Matsuura River, or along the coast. Things certainly get a little more luxurious by the sea, with rooms offering extensive views along the coast, onsite spas, and fine-dining restaurants, as well as good access to the beach. Look inland towards the main train station for a range of business hotels designed for one-night stays, side-street guesthouses, and the odd hostel.
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