Nijino Matsubara, Karatsu

3.9
#1 of 58 in Parks 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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  • The rainbow Matsubara (Niji no Matsubara) which follows the Matsuura lagoon in Karatsu Bay is a special scenic spot of the country, and it is said to be one of the three major Matsubara sofas in Japan along with Miho's Matsubara and Kibi Matsubara. About 4.5km long and 0.5km wide, about 1 million bottles (!!) It seems that the black pine trees are clustered. The road that passes through Matsubara is Route 347, which is called the "Rainbow Matsubara Line", and it is a road with a reasonable amount of traffic during the day because it is a living road for localpeople. (It is driven by a speed limit of 4.5km) Because it is 4.5km long, you can enjoy it enough even if you drive, but if you park your car in a parking lot or something on the way and walk around the quiet pine forest to the coast, Even on sunny days, you can enjoy the pine forest with a mysterious atmosphere, blocking the sun. The rainbow Matsubara specialty "Matsuro Pier" is a small cologne and round bun with a sweet sweet rice bowl that is not dull in the thin skin, and it was delicious to go well with astringent green tea. The inn I stayed at was located on the Hamasaki beach on the edge of the rainbow Matsubara, and the rainbow Matsubara looked beautiful from the window of the room. Especially, the evening view which went to the dark and the early morning when the morning glow floated in the distant sky were beautiful. By the way, when I visited, it was just in front of the Grand Sumo Kyushu place, and there was a rehearsal hall in the Narudo room in the pine forest next to the inn. I was able to experience the unexpected of the morning practice of great power and to watch slowly, and it was a trip that Went out on the idea, but it became a trip of great satisfaction as a result.
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  • The rainbow Matsubara which I wanted to visit once. I couldn't walk slowly because of the rain, so I just drove through it, but it was quiet and pleasant. It might have been more interesting if i had known the legend of Hideyoshi Toyotomi beforehand.
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