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Immediately north of Karatsu, on the border of Fukuoka Prefecture, Hamatama has a population of 10,000 people. Its scenic location, traditional festivals, and proximity to Fukuoka make Hamatama one of the most popular areas of Karatsu.

Who’s here?

There is one municipal ALT based in Hamatama who covers a number of elementary and junior high schools in the area.

Places of Interest

Interested in seeing what Hamatama has to offer? Our Hamatama travel page has the details!

Getting there

Hamatama is on the JR Chikuhi Line. Get off at Hamasaki Station.