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Data ID 410200060
Name of film commission SAGA Prefectural Film Commission
Location Karatsu city, Saga prefecture
Date photographed 01/2006
Time photographed Daytime
Weather photographed Fine
Description Niji-no-Matsubara, stretching along the Karatsu Bay coastline, is designated as a national scenic beauty spot and is considered one of the three greatest pine forests of Japan together with Miho-no-Matsubara and Ama-no-Hashidate. Niji-no-Matsubara is approximately 5 km in length, 1 km wide and made up of around 1 million Japanese Black Pine trees. Its history dates back as far as the beginning of the 17th century when Hirotaka Terasawa, the first lord of the Karatsu domain, started planting pine trees on the dunes along the coastline for protection against the wind and tide.
Era of location (facility) Nothing
Parking TBC
Contact 1-1-59 Jonai, Saga, Saga Prefecture 840-8570
1st floor of the Saga Prefectural Office,Newbuilding
Inquiry Phone:0952-25-7296


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