city in Saga Prefecture, Japan

Taku (多久市) is a city of 18,000 people (2021) in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

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  • Nagasaki Expressway: Taku Interchange - Taku Nishi Parking Area
  • Take Route 203 starting from either Karatsu or Kubota.

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  • Take the Karatsu Line (JR Kyushu) either from Karatsu Station or Kubota Station. There are three stations you can get off at (coming from Kubota direction), Higashi-Taku Station, Naka-Taku Station or Taku Station.

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  • Showa Motor: Saga City - Ogi City - Taku City - Karatsu City - Taku City - Takeo City

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  • Fureai Bus (Community Bus)

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Taku Seibyō
  • 1 Taku Seibyō, Higashinohara. A Confucian temple built in 1708 by Lord Shigefumi. This is one of the oldest Confucian temples in Japan and has been designated as an Important Cultural Asset. It is also the oldest original surviving Confucian temple. Free tours are provided by volunteer student guides in Japanese. The temple is host to festivals throughout the year. Usually students from the local schools participate in dances wearing colorful dress.    

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Routes through Taku
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