Saga Prefectural Nagoya Castle Museum, Karatsu

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Saga Prefectural Nagoya Castle Museum (佐賀県立名護屋城博物館, Saga Kenritsu Nagoya-jō Hakubutsukan) opened in 1993 in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan, on the site of Nagoya Castle, built in 1591 as the base for Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea. It displays artefacts excavated from the castle site and other materials relating to three main themes: (1) the history of exchange between the Japanese archipelago and Korean peninsula; (2) the preservation of the Special Historic Site of Nagoya Castle; (3) cultural and academic exchange between Japan and Korea. The 2,000,000th visit was in August 2010.
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  • Because it is free, I dropped in, as I visited Nagoya Castle’s ruins. It was quite interesting and better than I expected. Not only about Nagoya Castle, but also about the historical relationship...  more »
  • Definitely, best thing to do around, beautiful scenery, Japanese garden, costumes, souvenirs, recently renovated, the castle is fun to explore. Don t expect secret rooms and medieval cachots but an...  more »
  • Very interesting museum, even though no explication in English is provided.
  • Great museum and our 7-11 year old kids really enjoyed it. Best bart is it’s free!

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