Top Things To Do In saga

We have great places in Saga Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Saga is famous for pottery such as Aritayaki and Imariyaki, and located northwest of Kyusyu Region. Beautiful nature of Nanatsugama Caves, Hamanoura Terraced Rice Fields with amazing sunset, Takeo Shrine celebrated for the huge sacred tree, are all things to do here. What's more, the local specialty foods, such as Squid of Yobiko and the morning market, are also popular in Saga Prefecture.

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Takeo Shrine

You Must Gat A Power! A Huge Scared Tree

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'.

Nanatsugama Caves

The Prodigious Sea

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.

Yoshinogari Historical Park

Time Travel To Yayoi Era! Ancient Ruins With Full Of Historical Romance

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.

Hamanoura Terraced Rice Fields

The Evening Sun Lightens The Terraced Rice Field... To Make It Visionary

Like steps climbing up from the seashore, Hamanoura Terraced Rice Field is formed on the mountain slope. The scenery of the evening sun lightening the field is very visionary. During the end of April to the beginning of May, the rice fields draw water, and the sun comes to the center. Many people visit to see this scenery.

Nagoya Castle (名護屋城)

Wondering How Was The History... The Huge Castle Site Built In Only Five Months

Nagoya Castle (it's 名護屋城 in Saga, different from 名古屋城 in Aichi) was built as a base for the dispatch of troops to Korea by Hideyoshi Toyotomi. It's selected as a special national historic site, and one of the 100 best castles in Japan. You, if not a fan of history, can enjoy beautiful scenery of Kabeshima Island and Yobuko Great Bridge!

Higata (Tideland) Yoka Park

Mudskipper's Paradise Appearing At Low Tide

Outside the park, there's the vast tideland as long as 4-5 kilometers! You can see 'Mutsugoro' mudskippers with lovely blue spots (the first pic), 'Tobihaze' mudskippers (the 3rd pic), Fiddler Crab, and many wild birds, like their paradise!

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