Special Things To Do In saga

Special places to travel in saga Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.



Tips By Travelers and Locals


A clear squid is chewy and sweet! You can taste its legs by tempura.


Takeo Shrine in Takeo-shi, Saga. Its sacred tree is a huge camphor tree. In the afternoon, the sun shines from the back of it, and the shining tree looks divine, that I can't say nothing except for 'divine'.


You can eat the whole fresh squid sumptuously! The clear and beautiful squid tastes especially good.


In Saga, Nanatsu-gama has lots of strange shaped basalt called columnar jointing. And there're seven sea caves literally as its name Nanatsu-gama (seven pots), you can see the great nature art that makes us feel something sacred.


A sake brewing, Koimari's nomanne is in cups of colorful Arita ware such as a traditional arabesque pattern and flower pattern like peony. Its sake tastes refreshing and it's easy to drink without quirkiness.


The Nanatsugama has been designated a national monument. It is made by Genkai-nada Sea and 3m wide and 110m deep. You can see it by a sightseeing boat.


At as large as 96.9ha site, you can experience the life in Yayoi era (4th century BC-3th century). The buildings and a sanctuary that royal families and people had lived are reconstructed. And the important cultural properties like you see on the schoolbooks are excavated one after another.


In Saga plains, the Yoshinogari Remains is the biggest moat settlements site in Japan. It was the pivot of Yayoi era resembling Yamataikoku Kingdom. This north retrenchment has Koguchi (gate) and Aiyokoya (equipment for attack), and reminds a castle after ages. Compared with other sites of Yayoi moat settlements, its thought of design is different kind.


In lively morning market, there are very fresh seafood, seasonal vegetables, fruits grown in Saga and so on.