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Every time things deemed unimportant are overlooked, we inevitably miss out on the possible advantages they offer as well. Similarly, “Saga”, a small prefecture in the north of Kyushu Island, which rarely came under the spotlight, is actually packed with the unique charm of mountains, beaches, ancient cultures, delectable dishes, and numerous fascinating tourist attractions — a place not to be missed! With such outstanding allurement, the Saga Prefectural Tourism Federation is naturally eager not to keep its beauty hidden any longer. They invited our team to capture the magic of this small city and convey its wonders through the guidebook “tiewlasud Saga”. This book allows readers to get to know the city better, so they can recognize that Saga's unique fine attractions, from its elegant nature and authentic culture to traditional art and the pattern of local life, are second to none. What makes this guidebook special is that it contains information collected from the local people themselves. Some things previously overlooked could finally become significant and just what discerning travelers are looking for. Saga, this small city in the countryside, has much more wonderful things to offer than one could possibly imagine.


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Saga Welcome to Saga! It is time to wander along country streets, enjoy breathtaking views of extensive green tea plantations, watch the elegant leaves turn red in fall, soak in an onsen for healthy skin, taste world-class Saga beef, attend lively festivals, learn about the local culture, and pay your respects to the major ancient shrines.

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The Saga prefecture is located in the north of Kyushu Island, close to the Genkai Sea in the south of Japan. The prefecture, bordering Nagasaki and Fukuoka, covers 2,400 square kilometers with a population of 850,000. The average temperature is normally 16 °C. The weather is mostly calm throughout the year. There are high mountains in the northern and western areas, from which full of fertile natural resources are available. In the coastal areas, a fishing industry prospers while in the plains, agriculture, especially rice farming, is the main industry of the area with productivity being one of the highest in Japan.

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SAGA covers around 2,400 sq. km with a population of 850,000. The average temperature is 16 °C all year round.

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Since Saga is rich in natural resources, people have settled in this prefecture since prehistoric times. There have also been cultural exchanges with other countries such as China and South Korea, from which the technique of porcelain production was adopted and developed as a unique high art, spreading to other countries in the name “Arita Porcelain”. Saga is one of the first prefectures adopting the industrial technology from Western countries, such as the iron smelting machine and steam engine, in order to develop its own industry.


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Saga is the realm of cultures with various festivals held all year round in different cities. For example, the Karatsu Kunchi, an old festival passed down through generations, is a part of Japanese cultural heritage. The festival features a parade of fourteen large Hikiyama floats to show appreciation to the god of fertility. Another important festival is the Saga International Balloon Fiesta, attended by representatives from many different countries. It is said that the International Balloon Fiesta in Saga is the biggest in Asia, attracting an audience of over 1,300,000.

With its long history, Saga carries a variety of historic sites, such as Saga Castle and Yutoku Inari Shrineone of the three largest Inari shrines in Japan. As for natural attractions, Mifuneyama Rakuen in Takeo city where the leaves turn red in fall and Ureshino Onsen where visitors can soak in for healthy skin have been loved by the locals and tourists.

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The most notable food in the Saga prefecture is "Saga Beef", an excellent ingredient for many delectable dishes, from oxen raised in perfect weather conditions on large fields by the sea. Moreover, you canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss fresh seafood like Ikizukuri Squid Sashimi, Takezaki Oysters, and Takezaki Crabs offering sweet, tasty roe, particularly in the winter.

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For shopping opportunies, there are several local souvenir shops not to be missed that offer precious products like the 400-year-old Arita Porcelains and Saga-Nishiki Silk delicately woven to create elegantly colorful designs. Another popular souvenir is Ogi Yokan, a sweet bean jelly made from well-selected Japanese red beans and agar. Last but not least, the famous Ureshino green tea with its uniquely rich flavor, grown in the midst of pure mountain air, is something visitors to this city will surely look out for.


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In the Saga prefecture, the weather is calm all year round, and local festivals are held every month.

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At night, visitors can enjoy the spectacular lights and over 700 fireworks, not to mention superb balloons.

New Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decorations from all around the city are brought to the shrine and burned for a blessing.

At the festival, streets and shops are decorated with alluring paper lamps. Visitors can enjoy watching local performances, and tasting delicious dishes and fine liquor.

At this festival, local products and various brands of sake - both from breweries in Hizen Hamashuku and nearby areas - are gathered for visitors to try. The festival also has a wide range of entertainment.

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This is the biggest ceramic fair where many ceramic fans gather. There wil be about 550 shops lined up on the street of 4km. More than 1 million people visit this fair every year.

This exotic Saga festival features a variety of sports played in the mud at the tideland of the Ariake Sea.

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The wind bells produced by the kilns of Okawachiyama decorate the secret village and make a dreamy atmosphere.

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Many kinds of fun events are held using Hangi which is used to pick water chestnuts.

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Kashima Traditional Arts Festival

Imari Ton-Ten-Ton Festival

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At the festival, a stunning display of over 6,000 fireworks provides a pleasing night-time ambience.

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The Karatsu Kunchi Festival features a parade of fourteen large Hikiyama floats running around the city to show appreciation to the god of fertility.

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Arita H i i na n o Yaki m on o Festival Onja Onja Bon fi re

7 Jan. KARATSU PAGE 038

Kadomatsu and shimekazari, the New Year’s ornaments, are gathered from people around the city, piled up on the shrine site and put on fire to offer a prayer for good health and safety of families for the coming New Year.

Early Feb.- Mid.-Mar. ARITA PAGE 057

This is an event to celebrate Hinamatsuri (Japanese doll’s festival) by displaying porcelain hina dolls which are unique to Arita. “Meissen” porcelain hina dolls made by Kakiemon (a famous pottery master) and the world’s largest porcelain hina dolls will be exhibited at the event. Local restaurants in the area will serve special dishes (limited-time offer).

U resh i n o Attaka Festival

Late Jan.-Mid.-Feb. URESHINO PAGE 078

Ureshino onsen area turns into “a night museum.” The soft lights of handmade lanterns make such a dreamy world. You might not want to miss out the new project “Namazu no Nedoko.”

J i ki H i i na Festival

Mid. Feb.-Early Mar. IMARI PAGE 057

During “Jiki Hiina Festival,” the porcelain dolls, plates and cups will be exhibited. Please enjoy the unique masterpieces of each kiln.

Saga Joka H i namatsu ri (Saga Castle Town Do ll Festival )

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Mid. Feb. TAKEO PAGE 068

Hiryugama is known to be the world’s largest kiln. At the holy night of February, 6000 lanterns and electric illuminations will create the fantastic sea of lights.

The beautiful and gorgeous hina dolls only found in Saga such as the one that has been passed down in Saga Domain Nabeshima family and the one decorated with Nabeshima Komon (Nabeshima pattern) or Saga Nishiki (Saga’s traditional silk fabric) are gathered to be exhibited.


Karatsu n o H i i na Asobi

Late Feb. - Mid. Mar. KARATSU PAGE 038

Many of the gorgeous hina dolls such as Kanei-hina which is said to be the oldest hina doll in Kyushu, the Karatsu’s hina dolls from the Edo period including the doll house, are exhibited all at once and it is impressive. march

Kash i ma Sakagu ra Tou rism

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6 breweries of Kashima city open their doors to public at the same time and each brewery holds various events. You may enjoy food, culture and history while strolling around the brewery street.

M i fu n eyama Raku en Flower Festival

Mid-Mar. - Early May TAKEO PAGE 068

The sight of 200,000 of Azalea blooming in the 15 hectare of vast garden is breathtaking. And, the flowers including cherry blossom and wisteria are lighted up during this festival so that they can also be enjoyed at night.

Taku Sei byo (Th e Tem ple of Con fuci us) SEKISAi

18 Apr. TAKU

This ceremony has been passed down for more than 300 years since the Taku Seibyo was established. At the ceremony, with gagaku (Japanese classical music) playing, people wearing the ancient Chinese costumes perform the rituals.

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Arita Ceram i c Fai r Takeo Onsen Spri n g Festival

Early Apr. TAKEO PAGE 068

Starting with the Tsukazaki Taiko Drums, there will be many events such as a pre-night festival with Yoi Mikoshi decorated with lanterns, a parade by Saga Prefectural Police Music Band, and so on.

29 Apr. - 5 May ARITA PAGE 057

This is the biggest ceramic fair where many ceramic fans gather. There will be about 550 shops lined up on the street of 4km. More than 1 million people visit this fair every year.

Karatsu Taki m on Festival U resh i n o Onsen Sakagu ra Festival

25-26 Mar. URESHINO PAGE 078

You can enjoy sampling the delicious sake and shopping at each brewery. The ”3-brewery sake bottle set” will be available for purchase only during this event.

29 Apr. - 5 May KARATSU PAGE 038

This is a festival of Karatsu ware and Karatsu culture. There will be various events from the exhibitions and sales of Karatsu ware to collaboration events between Karatsu food and Karatsu tableware.

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the air by the mosses thriving on the ground and the fresh verdure of green maple. Okawach iyama Spri n g Pottery Fai r

29 Apr. - 3 May IMARI PAGE 057

This is a kiln fair taken place at “The Village of Secret Kilns, Okawachiyama.” The ceramics are sold at more reasonable prices than usual. You can also enjoy strolling in the beautiful nature. E V E N T

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Dai kouzenj i Azalea Festival

M i kaeri n o Taki Falls Aj isai (Hyd ran gea) Festival Kash i ma Gatalym pi c

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The Kashima Gatalympic is a muddy athletic festival held at the tideland of the Ariake Sea that appears due to the tidal range. There will be many unique games like a mud-ski competition, tagof-war and treasure hunting. JUNE

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3-6 May KANZAKI PAGE 093

In early May when the green color of leaves become more vivid, this holiday villa and garden of the entrepreneur in the Meiji period turns to green from the bottom to

50 kinds, 40,000 of hydrangea will be blooming around the Mikaeri Falls. There will be many kinds of events happening at each area of the town every Sunday.

Daish oj i Tem ple Aj isai (Hyd ran gea) Festival

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The azalea garden of Daikouzenji Temple known as a “love sanctuary” opens. You can’t miss 50,000 of the beautiful azalea. During the event, there will be street stands that sell souvenirs.

Early Jun. KARATSU PAGE 038

Yobu ko Otsu nah i ki (a great tug-of-war)

1st Sat. & Sun. of Jun. KARATSU PAGE 038

The participants are divided into 2 teams, Oka (land) team and Hama (Sea) team, and pull the 400m rope with 15cm diameter after a gong is rung and a fire arrow is shot up as a start signal. It is said that you will have a rich harvest when Oka team wins and a good haul of fish that year when Hama team wins.

Since 5,000 of the vivid hydrangea bloom from June to early July, Daishoji temple is widely known as the temple of hydrangea (ajisaidera).

okawach iyama fu ri n (wi n d bells) festival

Mid.Jun.-31 Aug. IMARI PAGE 057

The wind bells that make the clear sounds will be ringing during the Okawachiyama Furin Festival. At the Boshi (a container used when firing a ceramic) Tourou (lanterns) Festival held in mid-July, the entire area of Okawachiyama will be surrounded by the dreamy atmosphere.


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Mid-Jul. KARATSU PAGE 038

This festival marks the summer of Karatsu city, Saga. The beautiful fireworks shot off behind Karatsu Castle colors the summer sky.

Su m m er i n I mari Docchan Festival

Early Aug. IMARI PAGE 057

The port of Imari is known for its busy export of Imari porcelain during the Edo period, and the Docchan Festival is held to recreate the life of the port through carrying of miniature shrines by women and dance by Imari citizens.

Eriyama H i gan bana (Red Spi d er Li ly) Festival

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This festival is held around Eriyama terraced rice fields where the flaming red flowers of red spider lily decorate the paths running between the rice fields. You can enjoy shopping and other events while admiring the beautiful flowers. octo ber

I nternati onal Sh ower Cli m bi n g i n Nanayama

Late Jul. KARATSU PAGE 038

Participants walk through the nature toward the goal while swimming and climbing the stream at the bottom of Kan’non no Taki Falls and visiting several checkpoints. AU GUST

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20 Aug. - 30 Sept. IMARI PAGE 057

Fruit farms for Japanese pears and grapes are very popular every year in this village of fruits, Imari. You can try the fresh and delightful fruits. SEPTEM BER

J o baru River Han gi Festival

Early Aug. KANZAKI PAGE 093

There will be many kinds of events with Hangi which is used to pick water chestnuts. Advanced registrations are not required for some of the family events. There will also be performances on the stage and fireworks at night.

Kash i ma Trad iti onal Arts Festival

Mid.-Sept. KASHIMA PAGE 086

Kashima city has the largest number of traditional arts that still exist now in Saga. All of them are performed in Yutoku Inari Shrin

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Taku Sei byo (Th e Tem ple of Con fuci us) Autu m n Sekisai Con fuCi us Festival

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This is a traditional event to celebrate Confucius and 4 guardians held at an Important Cultural Property of Japan, “Taku Seibyo.” This tradition has been passed down for over 300 years since the temple was established.

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Minamoto no Yoritomo visited the Takeo Shrine to pray for victory in a war and won after a white egret that was a messenger of the Takeo Shrine cheered him. Therefore, it is said that this event was started when a lord of Takeo dedicated Yabusame to welcome the imperial messenger Minamoto no Yoritomo sent to show his gratitude.

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1-5 Nov. SAGA PAGE 093

This is one of the biggest hot air balloon festivals in Asia held annually in early November and more than 100 balloons participate in this festival. In addition to the professional competitions, “Balloon Fantasia” in which you can enjoy pretty balloons shaped like animals will be held at the same time.

22-24 Oct. IMARI PAGE 057

It’s the festival of Imari Shrine and has been held since the Edo period. It’s known as one of Japan’s 3 fighting festivals. The sound of drum beats “Ton-Ten-Ton!” signals the cue for the teams to run at each other crashing their shrines.

Autu m n Su n flowers (Yamada H i mawari-en)

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The scenery with the bright goldenyellow sunflowers blooming is as beautiful as the summer sunflowers

Nabesh i ma Domai n Ki ln Autu m n Festival

Karatsu Ku n ch i

This festival is held in the village of secret kilns, Imari Okawachiyama where the traditional technique of the Nabeshima kilns was kept secret since the Edo period. Many people visit here around this time of the year for the ceramic fair and autumn foliage.

Sh i ch i m ensou Festival

3-5 Nov. SAGA PAGE 093

Shichimensou, a special plant growing in salty soil, by the tideland facing the Ariake Sea turns red and makes the signature autumn scenery of the area.

2-4 Nov. KARATSU PAGE 038

One of the biggest autumn festivals in Saga held in Karatsu shrine, “Karatsu Kunchi” has been registered as a part of “Yama, Hoko, Yatai, float festivals in Japan,” inscribed on UNESCO’s representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. The gorgeous Hikiyama floats bravely run through the town.

M i fu n eyama Raku en Autu m n Fo liage Festival

Early Jun. TAKEO PAGE 068

In this Japanese garden of 500,000 square meters, there are about 500 of maples trees that turn to red like burning fire. The overlaps of colors of red, orange and yellow is very beautiful. The trees are lighted up during the event.


kuNenan autumn open-house

15-23 Nov. KANZAKI PAGE 093

The contrast between the red color of 134 maple trees and the green carpet made with 40 kinds of moss is breathtaking. It’s open to public only for 9 days in November.

addition, there will be various events such as a traditional local performing art, music, workshops and so on. “Kan’otei,” an old community hall registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan will be open to public only during the festival and you can take a rest here.

Autu m n Arita Ceram i c Fai r

22-26 Nov. ARITA PAGE 057

Kiyo m izu Takeakari (Bam boo Li ghts)

18-26 Nov. OGI

The Kiyomizu no Taki Falls which is a symbol of “Ogi city” known as “Little Kyoto” and autumn foliage around it will be lighted up. Also, about 10,000 bamboo lanterns will add a dreamy atmosphere to the autumn night in Ogi city.

Kosh i n o Sato Autu m n Fo liage Festival

16-26 Nov. TAKU

Seikei Park is one of Saga’s most famous spots of autumn foliage. Many people visit this park every year since you can look at autumn leaves close at hand as you walk along the pathway that leads from the park into the mountain. In

In addition to the ceramic shopping, enjoy walking around Arita Uchiyama area, which is designated as Important Preservation District of Historic Buildings to feel the culture and history..

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Yosh i n ogari H i kari n o H i bi ki

1-10 Dec., 16-17 Dec., 23-24 Dec. YOSHINOGARI

There are more than 500 maple trees planted in the vast garden which is about 75,000 square-meters, and the colors of the autumn foliage and the straw-thatched roof of the temple gives an exquisite contrast. The night il umination light show is also a must-see.

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There are more than 500 maple trees planted in the vast garden which is about 75,000 square-meters, and the colors of the autumn foliage and the straw-thatched roof of the temple gives an exquisite contrast. The night il umination light show is also a must-see.

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A night ritual which has been done for more than 300 years. The fire is believed to cure diseases and purify one’s soul.

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Saga’ s Flower A N D Fi refly Calen dar (Mid-March - September)

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Kouno Park (Saga)

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Jofuku Cycling Road (Saga)

Mt. Kagamiyama (Karatsu)

Nagoya Castle Ruins Tashiro Park (Tosu) PAGE 093 (Karatsu)

Cherry Blossom Tunnel Uranosaki Station (Imari)

Mifuneyama Rakuen (Takeo)

Baba no Yamazakura (Takeo)

Yutoku Inari Shrine (Kashima)

Ogi Park (Ogi)

Hyakunen Sakura of Todoroki Falls Park Nandoryo (Ureshino) (Ureshino)

Himeshidare Sakura at Houshouji Temple (Kanzaki)

Shiraishi Shrine (Miyaki)

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Canola flower at Kanzaki Station (Kanzaki) PAGE 093

Peony and Green Hill Park (Karatsu) PAGE 038


WISTERIA

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Karatsu Castle (Karatsu) Wisteria in Maki (Tosu) PAGE 093

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Yamato Central Park Yamashita Shobu-en (Saga) (Miyaki) PAGE 093

LAVENDER Mifuneyama Rakuen (Takeo) PAGE 075

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Yutoku Inari Shrine (Kashima) PAGE 090

SHAKUNAGE (rhododendron) ( Early Apr. - Early May.)

China On The Park (Arita) PAGE 061

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Daishouji Temple (Takeo)

Mt. Kagamiyama (Karatsu)

Nakakoba Terraced Rice Fields and Dam (Kashima)

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Senshoji Temple (Taku) Early June

Yutoku Inari Shrine Japanese Garden (Kashima) PAGE 090

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BEGONIA

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Ponpoko Village Begonia Garden (Karatsu)

Kashibaru Wetland (Karatsu) PAGE 038

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HIGANBANA

(Late Jun. - Mid-Jul.)

Nisen-nen Lotus in Shoukouji Temple (Taku)

Oga Lotus in Yoshinogari Historical Park (Yoshinogari)

(RED SPIDER LILY) (Mid-Sep.)

Chikuridoi Park (Miyaki)

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Bougain House Ureshino (Ureshino)

Yusuge no Sato (Karatsu)

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Hyoutanjima Park Sunflower Farm (Saga)

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OOKITSUNE NO KAMISORI (ORANGE SURPRISE LILY)

(Mid-Jul. - Early Aug.)

Ookitsune no Kamisori (Tara) PAGE 086

(Late Dec. - Mid Oct.)

(Mid- Jun. - late Jul.)

FIREFLY

Gion River (Ogi)

Cosmos Festival (Kanzaki) PAGE 093

(Late May - Early Jun.)

Ureshino Onsen Hotaru Miyaki Hotaru (Firefly) (Firefly) Bus (Ureshino) Park (Miyaki) PAGE 078


FRUIT

Inbound Customer-Friendly Fruit Picking Farms in Saga

SAGA/TOSu Places to Visit in This Area:

TOSU PREMIUM OUTLETS PAGE 114 / DAIKOUZENJI TEMPLE PAGE 113 / KUNENAN PAGE 110 / YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK PAGE 111 / SAGA BALLOON MUSEUM PAGE 104 / YANAGIMACHI AREA PAGE 102 / TENZAN SKI RESORT.

「 Mitsuse Tourism Marujun Apple Farm

Apple Farm

マルヤスりんご園

2407 Fujiwara, Mitsuse, Saga city  +81 952-56-2244 +81 952-56-2574 Apple Late Aug. ~ Early Nov.

「 Nishiyamada

Nouen Farm

1955-1 Kawakami, Yamato-cho, Saga city  +81 952-62-1226 +81 952-62-1226 Blueberry, Grape, Orange Blueberry: Jun. ~ Mid-Aug. Grape: Aug. ~ Sept. Orange: Mid-Oct. ~ Mid-Dec.

Reservation: Please call for a group of 20+ Fee: All-You-Can-Eat: Adults (Jr.High Students or up): 430 yen/person, Group of 20+: 320 yen/person Children (4 yrs old~Before Jr. High): 320 yen/person, Group of 20+: 270 yen/person Takeout: 640 yen/kg

2377 Fujiwara, Mitsuse, Saga city  +81 952-56-2244 Apple Late Aug. ~ Early Nov.

「 Maruyasu

三瀬観光 まるじゅんリンゴ園

Reservation: Please call/fax for a group of 20+ Fee: Adults (Jr.High Students or up): 430 yen/person, Group of 20+: 320 yen/person Children (4 yrs old~Before Jr. High): 320 yen/person, Group of 20+: 300 yen/person Takeout: 640 yen/kg 西山田農園

Reservation: Please call/fax/email Fee: 30-min All-You-Can-Eat: 430 yen/person (Free for under 3-year old) Takeout: Blueberry: 330 yen/100g Grape: 110 yen/100g Orange: 220 yen/kg

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「 Nonohana

Nouen Farm

Reservation: Please call Hotel Ryuoten *Please make a reservation at least 7 days in advance. *Maximum 20 people at a time. Fee: 500 yen/person + Market Price for the vegetables picked.

120 Umeno, Yamato-cho, Saga city  +81 952-62-3111 (Hotel Ryutoen) Vegetables Throughout the year

「 Matsumoto

Nouen Farm

松本農園

1915 Mitsu, Yoshinogari-cho, Kanzaki-gun  +81 952-53-2083 Strawberry Mid-Feb. ~ Early May.

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「 Tosu

Berry Forest

野の花農園

Reservation: Please call. Fee: Adults (7-year old +): 2,000 yen/person Children (3-6 year old): 1,500 yen/person Takeout: 230 yen/100g

鳥栖ベリーフォレスト

650-1 Todorokicho, Tosu City  +81 942-50-6739 +81 942-50-6737 *Please use Mapcode 37 675 897 for GPS Strawberry Jan. ~ Mid-May.

P I C K I N G

Reservation: Please email at info@tosuberryforest.com Fee: 40-min All-You-Can-Eat: Jan.~Early-May. Adults: 1,700 yen/person, Children: 1,300 yen/person Early-May~Mid-May. Adults: 1,500 yen/person, Children: 1,100 yen/person Takeout: Jan.~Mid-Apr.: 220 yen/100g Mid-Apr.~ Early May.: 200 yen/100g

KARATSU Places to Visit in This Area:

KARATSU CASTLE PAGE 052 / NIJI NO MATSU BARA PINE GROVE PAGE 050 / FORMER TAKATORI RESIDENCE PAGE 054 / MARINE CENTER OSAKANA VILLAGE/ YOBUKO MORNING MARKET PAGE 046 / NANATSUGAMA CAVES PAGE 041 / HADO CAPE PAGE 045 / MARINEPAL YOBUKO PAGE 044

「 Oidenasaien

Farm

おいでな菜園

403-1 Nanayama, Takigawa, Karatsu city  +81 955-70-7010 Orange, Sweet Potato Oct. ~ Early Nov.

」 Reservation: Please call. Fee: Please contact the farm for details.


「 Yokotaue

Grape Farm

横田上ぶどう園

1244 Yokotaue Egawa, Hamatama-cho, Karatsu city  +81 955-56-2072 (On-season) +81 955-56-6937 (Off-season) Grape Early Jul. ~ Late Sept.

Reservation: Please call. Fee: (Takeout: (Greenhouse Grapes) Jul.: 1,300 yen/kg, Aug. ~ 1,200 yen/kg (Outdoor Grapes) Aug.: 1,100 yen/kg, Sept.: 900-1,000 yen/kg *Free entrance. The fruits picked must be purchased.

IMARI-ARITA Places to Visit in This Area:

OKAWACHIYAMA VILLAGE PAGE 060 / SAGA PREFECTURAL KYUSHU CERAMIC MUSEUM/ CHINA ON THE PARK (FUKAGAWA SEIJI COMPANY) PAGE 061 / ARITA TOUJI NO SATO PLAZA (ARITA CERAMICS WHOLESALERS COMPLEX)/ ARITA UCHIYAMA AREA PAGE 065 / ARITA PORCELAIN PARK PAGE 064

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「 Imari

Furusato Village

伊万里ふるさと村

275-9 Minamihata-cho Ideno, Imari city  +81 955-24-2252 (A farm will be assigned upon your reservation.) Strawberry, Japanese Pear, Grape Strawberry: Jan. ~ Early Feb. Japanese Pear: Late Aug. ~ Late Sept. Grape: Late Aug. ~ Late Sept.

「 Imari

Shinkou Farm

Reservation: Please call. Fee: Please check with the farm assigned.

伊万里新幸農園

7685-4 Matsuura-cho Yamagata, Imari city  +81 955-26-2224 +81 955-26-2221 Japanese Pear Late Jul. ~ Mid-Oct.

Reservation: Please call. Fee: Takeout: 600 yen/kg *At the time of cherry blossoms, there will be white pear flowers blooming!

P I C K I N G


SAGA’s sAKE BREWERY Directory

Saga Prefecture is one of the best rice-producing regions in Japan. Water is another ingredient said to be critical to make good Japanese sake. Saga has serveral water spots which have been chosen as Japan’s 100 Remarkable Waters. The premium rice and the crystal-clear water have enabled the creation of the highly unique Japanese sake in Saga. The rich and mellow flavor is worth a try.

S A G A ‘ S

There are breweries throughout the prefecture. Some places offer a factory tour, sake-tasting and more to add another flavor to your trip.

S A K E B R E W E R Y

BREWERY Directory 1

Kiyama Shoten

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151 Ooaza Miyaura, Miyaki-gun Kiyama-cho +81 942-92-2300 http://kihotsuru.com/

903 Ogi-machi Kami-machi, Ogi city +81 952-73-2003 http://www.japansake.or.jp/ tourism/contents/en/

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Amabuki Shuzo 2894 Higashio, Miyaki-gun Miyaki-cho +81 942-89-2001 http://www.amabuki.co.jp

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Yoshitake Shuzo 735 Ooaza Kawasoe-machi Inuidou, Saga city +81 952-45-1625 http://www.sagasake.or.jp/ main/106.html

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Madonoume Shuzo 1833-1640 Kubota-cho Ooaza Shinden, Saga city +81 952-68-2001 http://www.madonoume.co.jp/

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Yamato Shuzo 2620 Yamato-cho Ooaza Niiji, Saga city +81 952-62-3535 https://sake-yamato.co.jp/

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1489 Ochi-cho Senzoku, Karatsu city +81 955-62-2408 http://www.manrei.jp/ 10

Narutaki Shuzo 3272-1 Koda, Karatsu city +81 955-74-3125 http://mpn.cjn.or.jp/mpn/ contents/00001330/page/ cp_top.html

Kawanami Shuzo 1629 Yamashiro-cho Kubara, Imari city +81 9455-28-3110 http://www.sagasake.or.jp/ main/80.html

3625 Higashitakumachi Ooaza Befu, Taku city +81 952-76-2421 http://azumatsuru.com/? page_id=7 9

Hiwatari Shuzo 4482 Otsubo-cho Otsu, Imari city +81 955-23-2332 https://www.japansake.or.jp/ tourism/contents/saga/ 1467.html

1520 Ogi-machi Iwakura, Ogi city +81 952-73-3141 http://www.tenzan.co.jp/

Azumatsuru Shuzo

Tanaka Shuzo 905 Hatatsu-cho Tsuji, Imari city +81 955-25-0003 http://www.noutaka.jp/

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312 Yamashiro-cho Kusuku, Imari city +81 955-28-0123 http://www.matsuuraichi.com/

Koimari Shuzo

3288-1 Niri-cho Nakazato Kou, Imari city +81 955-23-2516 http://www.sake-koimari.jp/


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Matsuo Shuzo 617 Oogishuku Ots, Nishimatsuura-gun Arita-cho +81 955-46-2411 http://miyanomatu.la.coocan.jp/

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Munemasa Shuzo 340-28 Toya Otsu, Nishimatsuura-gun, Arita-cho +81 955-41-0020 http://www.nonnoko.com/

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Seto Shuzo 3117 Shiota-cho Ooaza Gochouda Kou, Ureshino city +81 954-66-2014 http://www.azumacho.co.jp/

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806-1 Ureshino-machi Ooaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city +81 954-43-0001 http://toranoko.co.jp/

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2761-2 Hama-machi Otsu, Kashima city +81 954-63-2468 http://www.hizennya.com/

Ide Shuzo

1365 Mikawachi Otsu, Kashima city +81 954-63-3888 http://www.nogomi.co.jp/

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Yano Shuzou 3903-1 Ooaza Takatsuhara, Kashima city +81 954-63-2008 http://www.yanoshuzou.jp/

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1244-1 Hama-machi, Kashima city +81 954-62-3727 http://nabeshima.biz/

Mitsutake Shuzo

599 Furueda Kou, Kashima city +81 954-63-3708 http://www.sachihime.co.jp/ 23

Minematsu Shuzo

2421 Hama-machi Otsu, Kashima city +81 954-62-3033 http://www.kinpa.jp/

Nakashima Shuzo 1503 Ooaza Kamioda, Kishima-gun Kouhoku-machi +81 952-83-3079 http://www.sagasake.or.jp/ main/93.html

D I R E C T O R Y


SAGA STREET SM A RTS

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

Airport Access

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LOCAL

TRANSPORTATION

There are three main means of transportation in the Saga prefecture, including train, car, and taxi. Buses are infrequent and do not cover all stations, so most tourists prefer to rent a car.

Train Trains are suitable for traveling between different cities such as from Saga to Karatsu or Fukuoka. The trains in Saga are categorized as follows: S A G A

JR KYUSHU

JR Kyushu trains are operated by the Japanese government. There are two types of trains operating in Saga.

Opening: Every day from 05:00-00:30 hrs Starting Price : 230 yen

See the train routes on PAGE 036

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Local Trains S T R E E T S M A R T S

CHIKUHI LINE

NAGASAKI MAIN LINE

筑肥線

長崎本線

There are two subdivided lines: one running between MEINOHAMA Station in Fukuoka interchanging with Fukuoka Metro’s KUKO LINE and KARATSU Station, and the other running between KARATSU Station and IMARI Station.

The trains running from TOSU Station to the Nagasaki prefecture pass through major stations, e.g. KANZAKI, SAGA, and HIZEN-KASHIMA.

KARATSU LINE

SASEBO LINE

唐津線

佐世保線

The trains running between KUBOTA Station and KARATSU Station pass through major stations, e.g. SAGA and KARATSU.

The trains running from HIZEN-YAMAGUCHI Station to the Nagasaki prefecture pass through major stations, e.g. TAKEOONSEN and ARITA.

Limited Express MIDORI

HUIS TEN BOSCH

KAMOME

みどり

ハウステンボス

かもめ

The trains running from HAKATA Station in Fukuoka to SASEBO Station in Nagasaki pass through major stations, e.g. TOSU, SAGA, TAKEOONSEN and ARITA.

The trains running from HAKATA Station in Fukuoka to HUIS TEN BOSCH Station in Nagasaki pass through major stations, e.g. TOSU, SAGA, TAKEOONSEN and ARITA.

The trains running from HAKATA Station in Fukuoka to Nagasaki pass through major stations, e.g. TOSU, SAGA, and HIZEN-KASHIMA.


JR KYUSHU TIPS

The difference between local trains and limited express is that the latter stops only at major stations and seatreservations can be made. Matsuura Railway

Matsuura Railway has only one line, NISHI-KYUSHU LINE, which passes through major stations such as Sasebo Station in Nagasaki, and Imari station and Arita Station in Saga.

Opening: Every day from 05:00-00:30 hrs Starting Price : 230 yen

See the train routes on PAGE 036

Car Driving a Car in Japan

In Japan, cars drive on the left-hand side of the road, and traffic rules and etiquette are very strict. For example, drivers must strictly comply with road signs and traffic lights. There are some important things everyone should know and rigidly follow:

Important Traffic Rules and Etiquette Priority is always given to those turning left.

In Japan, cars must always give way to the left no matter what. WAIT

At certain crossroads, there is no green light for a left turn.

Most of the roads in the Saga prefecture have two lanes. When a traffic light is red, cars will line up in a single line. There is a lane for turning right approximately 20-50 meters before a white stopping line. If right turns are required, cars must change the lane and wait for the green light. When the light turns green, do not rush! Slowly drive to the middle of crossroads and wait until oncoming cars pass by before turning.

At every traffic light, there is no left turn on red

WAIT

In case cars want to turn left at traffic lights, it can be done only when the light is green as there is no free left turn in Japan.

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WAIT

Stopping line and temporary stopping signs

Drivers must not take these for granted as roads in Saga are fairly narrow. Moving across a stopping line may cause an accident and make cars on the other side cars find it difficult to turn. Temporary stopping signs are often seen at junctions or the top of the streets where cars are supposed to stop for at least 2-3 seconds to observe other cars, potential bicycles, and pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Car Parking

S A G A

Traffic Signs Most traffic signs are universal, except for some containing Japanese characters such as:

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Visitors are reminded that every square meter is owned by someone, even on the roadside. To avoid any trouble, visitors are recommended that they use a private parking lot and pay the fee required.However, at most tourist attractions and restaurants, lots of free parking is provided.

Closed Street

Stop

Reduce Speed

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Stopping Line

Bus Lane

G a s o l i n e R e f i l l i n g In Saga, staff normally assist in refil ing. If there is no one to help, follow these steps: 1

Park your car, turn off the engine, and open the lid of the gasoline tank.

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OPEN

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Touch the electrostatic resistance panel, open the lid, put the injector into the gas tank, and pull the trigger to refill.

normal premium benzene benzene diesel

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Choose the required type of gasoline, specify the amount, and select payment method, namely cash or credit card. Red is normal benzene. Yellow is premium benzene containing higher octane. Green is diesel. 4

Put the injector back in its place after you have finished, and make the payment according to the chosen type of gasoline.


Car Rental Company JR Eki Rent-A-Car JR 駅レンタカー

There are three car rental companies, most of which operate only in major areas of Saga including: Most JR Eki Rent-A-Car's offices are located inside or near train stations in the Fukuoka prefecture: Hakata Station MAP 095-E7 , and in the Saga prefecture: Karatsu Station MAP 049-A2 , Saga Station MAP 101-B6 , Arita Station MAP 063-A5 Takeo-Onsen Station MAP 070-C4 and Shin-Tosu Station MAP 112-A1

NIPPON RENT-A-CAR ニッポンレンタカー

Every day from 9:00-18:00 hrs (varying between branches and seasons) www.ekiren.co.jp/phpapp/en/ Price: 6 hrs: 6,400 yen/ 12 hrs: 7,500 yen/ 1 day: 9,000 yen

NIPPON RENT-A-CAR provides a wide range of vehicle's brands, operating in the Fukuoka prefecture: Fukuoka Airport MAP 095-F7 , and in the Saga prefecture: Saga City MAP 101-A6 and Shin-Tosu Station MAP 112-A1 Every day from 8:00-20:00 hrs (varying between branches and seasons) www.nrgroup-global.com/en/ 6 hrs: 5,200 yen/ 12 hrs: 6,600 yen/ 1 day: 5,600 yen

TOYOTA RENT A CAR トヨタレンタカー

TOYOTA Rent a Car provides only Toyota cars, operating in the Fukuoka prefecture: Fukuoka Airport MAP 095-F7 , and in the Saga prefecture: Saga City MAP 101-B6 , Karatsu City MAP 049-A2 , Tosu City MAP 112-A1 and Imari City MAP 059-B5

Every day from 8:00-20:00 hrs (varying between branches and seasons) rent.toyota.co.jp/eng/ Price: 6 hrs: 6,400 yen/ 12 hrs: 7,500 yen/ 1 day: 9,000 yen

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Car Rental Procedure

Some easy steps to follow: 1

Car Reservation via the Website

Visitors should check out a car rental company as well as the location of the office for picking up and returning the car before making a reservation via the website. Firstly, applicants have to select where to pick up and return the car, date and time, and other information required including their personal information, then make a payment and confirmation. After receiving an email response, the applicant have to print out the document for presentation at the office when collecting the car. S A G A

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Document Preparation

Essential documents include passport, driver's license, International Driving Permit (IDP), and documentary email confirmation. 3

Car Pick-up at the Office

The lessees must take the necessary documents to the car rental company to make a contract. They will then be led to the car by an officer, and it is important to check the car again to see if it matches with the reservation. Every car has a GPS for navigation, but its default language is Japanese. The lessees should have the officer change it to English. 4

Car Return to the Office

The car must be returned to the office specified in the reservation together with the rental evidence within the designated time. The gasoline tank must be fully refueled and the receipt must be kept as evidence.


Airport Access

FUKUOKA AIRPORT

Train Outside the Arrival Lobby, there is a shuttle bus service which operates at 10-minute intervals from the international termiShuttle bus service between the nal to domestic terminal in order to get to Fukuoka Subway international and domestic terminals Station, Fukuoka Kuko Station (Airport), and other cities. JR KYUSHU Take the subway at Fukuoka Kuko Station (Airport) directly to Karatsu or change trains at Hakata Station to other cities in Saga prefecture

Every day from 7:30-21:45 hrs; 1 or 2 trains leave the terminal at one-hour intervals. Starting Price: 1,110 yen www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/index.jsp

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FUKUOKA KUKO (AIRPORT) (FUKUOKA SUBWAY)

KARATSU

JR CHIKUHI LINE

82 mins

1,140 yen

83 mins 68 mins 60 mins 40 mins

1,820 yen 1,650 yen 1,640 yen 1,110 yen

HAKATA

ARITA TAKEO-ONSEN KASHIMA SAGA

LIMITED EXPRESS MIDORI LIMITED EXPRESS KAMOME

Bus

Taxi

Tickets can be purchased from the Bus Information Center near the Arrival Lobby on the 1st floor of the international terminal. Passengers to Saga should take a Highway Bus (高速バス) on the platform on the 3rd floor. To SAGA-EKI BUS CENTER

Approx.time 87 mins

Visitors who want to travel privately and conveniently are recommended to take a taxi from the rank on the 1st floor of the international and domestic terminals.

Fare 1,230 yen

If visitors buy a full set of 4 tickets, they cost only 1,000 yen each.

Every day from 8:31-21:52 hrs; 1 or 2 trains leave the terminal at one-hour intervals. www.fuk-ab.co.jp/english/bus2.html

S A G A

Starting Price: 650 yen/ Travel to the city of Saga: 16,000 yen, taking 110 minutes.

S T R E E T S M A R T S


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60 km / 70 min KOKU LINE (FUKUOKA SUBWAY)

HAKATA

12 km / 25 min NAGASAKI LINE

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HIZEN-YAMAGUCHI

SAGA

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Explore a Perfect Natural Environment and Study Ancient Culture Karatsu is a relaxing city filled with panoramic views in the perfect natural environment, not to mention its various attractions-both historical and natural-as well as the well-known local dish Squid Sashimi, which visitors are highly recommended to try. Karatsu also holds the majestic Karatsu Kunchi Festival, attracting thousands of people from all over the world.


HADO CAPE

「 波戸岬 」

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Taking a selfie at the white heart statue and enjoying fresh air by the sea.

KARATSU RADAR MAP

YOBUKO「 呼子 」

Yokubo is 16 km away from Karatsu City, driving for 30 minutes

YOBUKO MORNING MARKET

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Shopping for fresh seafood and take it to cook at a BBQ restaurant

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Admiring beautiful architecture at this symbolic place of Karatsu

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Tasting the famous Karatsu burger located inside the black pine grove

KARATSU

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「 七ツ釜 」

MAP 040-B5

Nanatsugama Caves are formed by the rough wind and waves of the Genkai Sea eroding a basalt coast. This scenic spot is designated as a natural property by the national government. There is a cruise available at Marinepal Yobuko (Ikamaru) that takes you close to this fascinating caves. Every day for 24 hrs Yakataishi, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0135  Karatsu Tourist Association +81 955-74-3355 By car: 30 minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 saga-travelsupport.com/en/spot/detail.html?id=530 Free

S I G H T S E E I N G


KARATSU

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MIKAERI NO TAKI FALLS

「 見帰りの滝 」

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MAP 040-B1

Mikaeri No Taki Falls is one of the most splendid waterfalls in Japan. It is 20 m high and surrounded by a great selection of trees and flowers, making the area cool and fresh. Visitors can enjoy the waterfall all year round, especially in June when the Hydrangea Festival is held with over 50 species, 40,000 of blue, pink, and purple Hydrangea to see. Every day for 24 hrs Ochi-cho Ikisa, Karatsu city, Saga 849-3223  +81 955-74-3355 By car: a 25-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 040-C3 , about 15 km away. Free


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TASHIMA JINJA

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SUGINOHARA FARM

「 杉の原放牧場 」

MAP 043-D4

Suginohara Farm is located on a hill, surrounded by green fields in perfect contrast with the blue sea. The oxen grazing on the field supply the famous “Saga Beef”. This farm, moreover, is perfect for picnics and relaxation.

Every day for 24 hrs Yobuko-cho Kabeshima Suginohara, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0305  +81 955-74-3355 By car: a 45-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 21 km away. Free

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S I G H T S E E I N G

MARINEPAL YOBUKO

「 マリンパル呼子 」

MAP 043-E2

At Marinepal Yobuko, visitors can board a boat and admire the majesty of nature in the middle of the sea. There are two types of sightseeing boats: Zeela (ジーラ) and Ikamaru (イカ丸). The former is a marine observatory boat allowing tourists to take a close look at underwater marine life, whereas the latter is a sightseeing boat to the Nanatsugama sea cave. Every day from 09:00-17:00 hrs Yobuko-cho Yobuko, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0303  +81 955-82-3001 By car: a 30-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 16 km away. www.marinepal-yobuko.co.jp ZEELA: Adults: 2,100 yen/ Children: 1,050 yen KAMARU: Adults: 1,600 yen/ Children: 800 yen


KARATSU

045

HADO CAPE

「 波戸岬 」

MAP 043-A3

Hado Cape is a small cape protruding from Higashi Matsuura Peninsula into the Genkai Sea. It is known as “the land of love” on which a purely white heart statue stands. Couples usually go there to take photos and pray for love. Visitors can also enjoy observing shoals of various kinds of fish from the undersea observatory, seven meters deep beneath the surface of the sea. Every day from 09:00-18:00 hrs (Oct-Mar closed at 17:00 hrs) Chinzei-machi Hado, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0404  +81 955-74-3355 By car: a 40-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 21 km away. Fee: Free/ The undersea observatory: Adults: 550 yen/ Children: 270 yen

S I G H T S E E I N G


KARATSU

046

S H O P P I N G

YOBUKO MORNING MARKET

「 呼子朝市 」

MAP 043-F2

Located in the midst of a fishing area, Yobuko Morning Market is over 130 years old and one of Japan’s three largest morning markets. A popular activity for visitors is shopping for well-known seafood such as dried fish, sazae shells and squid, and take it to the BBQ restaurant in the middle of the market to be cooked. Customers can have their seafood prepared just how they like it-grilled or made into sashimi-the staff are all happy to oblige. Every day from 07:30-12:00 hrs Yobuko-cho Yobuko Asaichi-dori, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0303  +81 955-74-3355 By car: a 25-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 16 km away.

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KARATSU

LIVE SQUID SASHIMI SPOTs IN SAGA

Isaribi 「 活魚料理 漁火 」

MAP 043-F3

10:00-20:00 hrs 1467-1 Yobuko-cho Yobuko, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0303 +81 955-82-5224

Shiwa 「 酒菜 志波 」

MAP 095-A3

Lunch: 11:30-14:00 hrs, Dinner: 17:00-22:00 hrs 499-1 Kubota-cho Tokuman, Saga city, Saga 849-0201 +81 952-68-2063

Genyou 「 玄洋 」

MAP 049-A3

Weekdays: 11:30-14:30 hrs Dinner: 17:00-21:00 hrs, Weekends & Holidays: 11:30-21:00 hrs 1-16 Kita-jonai, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0015 +81 955-70-1500 047

Shiojino 「 潮路乃 」

MAP 040-B4

Kabeshima 「 活魚料理 かべしま 」

MAP 043-E4

Weekdays: 11:00-14:30 hrs Dinner: 17:00-20:00 hrs, Weekend: 11:00-20:30 hrs 5183-1 Ura, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0124 +81 955-74-8883

Mar-Oct 11:00-18:00 hrs, Nov-Feb 11:00-17:00 hrs 260-1 Yobuko-cho Kabeshima, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0305 +81 955-82-5187

Rakuen

Shokusou Ichiba GENKI Jirushi

「 楽縁 」

「 食想市場 元気じるし 」

MAP 043-B1

17:00-24:00 hrs, Close: Mondays 4571-1 Genkai-cho Oaza Imamura, Higashi Matsuura gun, Saga 847-1441 +81 955-52-5321

MAP 095-B4

17:00-24:00 hrs 3-1-46 Kouno Higashi, Saga city, Saga 840-0804 +81 952-30-3587

Manbo 「 海中魚処 萬坊 」

MAP 043-E2

Weekdays: 11:00-18:00 hrs, Weekends: 10:30-20:00 hrs 1944-1 Yobuko-cho Tononoura, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0304 +81 955-82-5333

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E A T I N G

Ika Ikizukuri Teishoku イカ活き造り定食

a squid sashimi set, costing 2,700yen A squid set, staff will bring the rest to make the tempura for the customers.

KAWATARO

「 河太郎 」

Kawataro is a famous neighborhood restaurant serving the most notable Karatsu’s dish, “Ikizukuri Squid”, which is a must for every visitor. It can be served as sashimi, tempura, and many other dishes.

Weekdays: 11:40-20:00 hrs/ Weekends: 10:40-20:00 hrs 1744-17 Yobuko-cho Yobuko, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0303  +81 955-82-3208 By car: a 30-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 18 km away. www.kawatarou.jp/yobuko.html About 2,000 yen/person

Ika Tempura Teishoku イカ天ぷら定食 a squid tempura and vegetable set, costing 1,500 yen

MAP 043-E2


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HIKIYAMA EXHIBITION HALL

204

「 唐津市立第一中学校 」

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Every year more than 200,000 visitors board a ferry to pay their respects to the shrine, and make a wish to win the lottery. They also take amulets home for blessing.

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S I G H T S E E I N G

1 The pier to board a ferry to the shrine 2 Ferries wait for passengers alongside the wharf based on the timetable

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NIJI NO MATSUBARA PINE GROVE

「 虹の松原 」

MAP 049-D2

Driving through this natural tunnel of black pine trees, visitors will surely become excited by its elegance and original rainbow shape. Measuring 4.5 km along the coast, Niji no Matsubara Pine Grove is considered to be one of the three largest pine groves in Japan.

Every day for 24 hrs Hamatama-cho Hamasaki, Karatsu city, Saga 849-5131 By car: a 15-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 5 km away.

Every day from 08:00-17:00 hrs 523 Takashima, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0027  +81 955-74-3715 By Takashima Island Ferry MAP 049-B2 , Taking about 10 mins. Fare: 210 yen/person /Children: 100 yen/person (Ferries leave Karatsu at 07:50-18:00 hrs, and Takashima at 07:00-17:00 hrs) houtoujinja.jp Free


KARATSU

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S I G H T S E E I N G

HIKIYAMA EXHIBITION HALL

「 曳山展示場 」

MAP 049-A3

Although some visitors may miss the Karatsu Kunchi, a prominent fall festival at the Karatsu Shrine, they can still see the 14 gorgeous Hikiyama floats and learn about its history at this exhibition hall, and experience its majesty and valuable culture as if they themselves are in the festival. Every day from 09:00-17:00 hrs (closed during Karatsu Kunchi every year) 6-33 Nishi-jonai, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0014  +81 955-73-4361 By car: a 5-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 820m away. Adults: 300 yen/Children 7-15 years old: 150 yen

The atmosphere of Karatu Kunchi


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KARATSU CASTLE

「 唐津城 」

MAP 049-B3

The symbolic Karatsu Castle was first established in 1608 in the Edo period and then destroyed during the Meiji Restoration. It was subsequently reconstructed in 1966 using the same design. The castle has five stories with an exhibition of its history inside. From the top floor, visitors can enjoy a gorgeous outlook over the city

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Every day from 09:00-17:00 hrs 8-1 Higashi-jonai, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0016  +81 955-72-5697 By car: a 15-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 2 km away. www.karatsu-bunka.or.jp/shiro.html Adults: 500 yen/Children: 250 yen

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make it to upstairs, the elevator is provided. 2 There is a vibrantly purple wisteria arbor here in Apr-May. 3 A viewpoint from which the outlook over Karatsu can be seen.


KARATSU

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MT. KAGAMIYAMA OBSERVATORY

「 鏡山展望台 」

MAP 049-D1

It is said that the Mt. Kagamiyama Observatory has the best view in Karatsu. From a height of 284m, visitors can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view over the city, including the elegant Niji no Matsubara Pine Grove PAGE 050 Furthermore, there is also a garden containing various species of lovely, colorful flowers coming into bloom. Every day for 24 hrs Kagami, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0022  +81 955-74-3355 By car: a 25-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 9 km away. Free

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KARATSU

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S I G H T S E E I N G

FORMER TAKATORI RESIDENCE

「 旧高取邸 」

MAP 049-A3

This is the former residence of a successful coal baron, Takatori Koreyoshi. The residence is designated as a National Important Cultural Property by Japanese government. You see a mix of traditional Japanese-style and Western-style in the fascinating architecture. (Photograph is not allowed inside) Every day from 09:30-17:00 hrs (closed on Mon & New Year’s holidays) 5-40 Kita-jonai, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0015  +81 955-75-0289 A 10-minute walk from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 www.karatsu-bunka.or.jp/kyutakatoritei.html Adults: 510 yen/Children: 250 yen


KARATSU

055

ITO KEERAN

「 伊藤けえらん 」

S H O P P I N G

MAP 049-E2

Ito Keeran is a small bakery in Karatsu, famous for its homemade sweet “Keeran (けえらん)” freshly made from different types of ground beans and covered with soft layers of Mochiko sweet rice flour. The best way to savor its delicious taste is to take a bite and then a sip of tea. Keeran also makes an excellent souvenir. 09:00-20:30 hrs (closed on holidays) 943 Hamatama-machi Hamasaki, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0022  +81 955-56-6901 By car: a 15-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 7 km away. ito-keeran.com

Keeran Shiroan Mix, delicious white and red bean Keeran, costing 810 yen/10 pieces


KARATSU

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KARATSU BURGER

「 からつバーガー 」

Special Burger スペシャルバーガー 1. Special hamburger stuffed with assorted ingredients, costing 490 yen

MAP 049-C2

The notable Karatsu Burger, located in the middle of the Niji no Matsubara Pine Grove PAGE 050 , has been operating out of a remodeled red & white minibus for more than 50 years. The shop serves a wide selection of burgers, but the most popular one is “Special Hamburger” stuffed with assorted ingredients. It is absolutely delicious and a must for every visitor. Every day from 10:00 -20:00 hrs Niji no matsubara, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0022  +81 955-70-6446 By car: a 10-minute drive from KARATSU Station MAP 049-A2 , about 4 km away. About 400 yen/person


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Feel the Beauty of Authentic Art in the City of Porcelain As a small city in the west of the Saga prefecture, Arita is saturated with charm and hosts a fine collection of porcelain and ceramics, widely acclaimed for their uniqueness throughout its 400-year history. Most attractions in this city relate to pottery, such as shrines, shops, and museums, which is why Arita is known as the “City of Porcelain.”


HIGASHI-YAMASHIRO

MATSUURA RAILWAY NISHI-KYUSHU LINE 「 松浦鉄道西九州線 」

IMARI-ARITA RADAR MAP

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PAGE 060

Visiting the porcelain village and shopping for souvenirs

「 大木 」

GALLERY ARITA

NISHI-ARITA 「 西有田 」

「 ギャラリー有田 」

PAGE 067

Enjoying Saga beef dishes and a cup of tea with gorgeous design

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Visitors to Okawachiyama village set up over 300 years ago can admire the beauty of pottery. The village is packed with pottery pieces and, from one end to the other, walls and bridges are delicately and uniquely decorated with ceramic tiles. Every family in this village is involved in making ceramic ware for living and the tradition has been passed down through generations. It is quite interesting to see that each kiln produces and sells its own distinctive style of the ceramic products.

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Every day form 09.00-17.00 hrs 1806 Okawachi-cho Otsu, Imari city, Saga 848-0025  +81 955-23-3479 By car: a 10-minute drive from IMARI Station MAP 059-B5 , about 6 km away. www.imari-ookawachiyama.com Free


IMARI-ARITA

CHINA ON THE PARK

「 チャイナ・オン・ザ・パーク 」

MAP 059-B2

Operated by Fukagawa Seiji Co. known as one of the most prestigious Arita porcelain production factories. The founder of the company Chuji Fukagawa’s special collection, such as the big vase that won the gold award at the Paris Expo 1900 , is worth seeing. You can exploit the outlet shop for porcelain, participate in the pottery-painting workshop, and step foot into the restaurants and tea room where professionals introduce to you the ways to use their products. Every day from 09:00-17:30 hrs (closed on New Year’s Holidays) 111 Haraake Otsu, Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 849-4176  +81 955-46-2251 By Car: a 10 minute drive from ARITA Station. www.fukagawa-seiji.co.jp/cotp Free

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ROADSIDE STATION IMARI FURUSATOMURA VILLAGE

「 道の駅伊万里 ふるさと村 」

Feeling tired from the journey, visitors can stop by this roadside station to purchase souvenirs, locally-produced seasonal fruits and vegetables. Also there is a restaurant serving Imari beefsteak.

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08:00-18:00 hrs (closed on Wed) 2754 Minamihata-cho Ideno, Imari city, Saga 848-0007  +81 955-24-2252 By car: a 15-minute drive from IMARI Station MAP 059-B5 , about 6 km away. www.ihn.jp/~jaimari1


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「 陶山神社 」

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The prominent part of Sueyama Shrine also known as Touzan Shrine is the big torii gate at the entrance, one of two made from porcelain that exist in Saga-the other is at the Saga Shrine PAGE 104 Inside the shrine, there is a statue of a porcelain dog as its guardian. Every day for 24 hrs 2-5-1 Odaru Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 844-0004  +81 955-42-3310 By car: a 5-minute drive from ARITA Station MAP 063-A5 , about 2 km away. arita-toso.net Free 064

S I G H T S E E I N G

ARITA PORCELAIN PARK

「 有田ポーセリンパーク 」

MAP 063-D2

The symbol of Arita Porcelain Park is the spectacular reproduction of the Zwinger Palace in Dresden, Germany. Inside the palace, there is a museum in which precious ceramic pieces collected from all over the world are displayed. Pottery workshops are available for those who would like to make their masterpieces. (International shipping available) Park: Weekdays: 09:00-17:00 hrs/ Weekends and holidays: 09:00 – 21:00 hrs. Museum: Weekdays: 10:00-16:00 hrs/ Weekends and holidays: 10:00-17:00 hrs. 340-28 Toya Otsu, Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 844-0014  +81 955-41-0030 By car: a 10-minute drive from ARITA Station MAP 063-A5 , about 5 km away. www.nonnoko.com/app Free/ Museum entrance fee: 500 yen/ Children: 300 yen


IMARI-ARITA

ARITA UCHIYAMA AREA

「 有田内山地区 」

MAP 063-C6

The Arita Uchiyama Area has been designated as a conservation area for historically important buildings. This is where “Arita Ceramic Fair,” one of the famous ceramic and pottery festivals, is held.

Every day for 24 hrs Uchiyama, Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 844-0001  Arita Tourism Assocaition +81 955-43-2121 By Car: a 7-minute drive from ARITA Station.

MAP 063-A5

www.arita.jp Free

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MARUKEI TRADERS

「 丸兄商社 」

MAP 063-D6

The Marukei Traders is a large pottery center which has been in operation for over 90 years. There is a lot of pottery for sale from utensils and house decorations to rare, valuable artwork. Find your favorite pieces to take home. 1 2

Weekdays: 08:30-17:30 hrs/ Weekends and holidays: 9:00-18:00 hrs. 1-4-28 Nakadaru, Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 844-0002  +81 955-42-3052 By car: a 7-minute drive from ARITA Station MAP 063-A5 , about 3 km away. www.maru-kei.com

1 A large ceramic dish worth more than 100,000 yen 2 Enjoy shopping for ceramic products.


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GALLERY ARITA

「 ギャラリー有田 」

Godofu Set ごどうふ定食

MAP 063-A4

With a mini car painted in delicate porcelain design in the front, Gallery Arita is not only a restaurant but also a gallery and shop. When customers order a cup of tea or coffee, they can choose from a selection of 2,000 ceramic cup designs. The soft Godofu set with side dishes is another delight not to be missed.

A soft Godofu set, costing 1,350 yen

Hot tea served in a cup with lovely cat design.

Every day from 09:00–19:00 hrs 3057 Honmachi Otsu, Nishi Matsuura-gun Arita-cho, Saga 844-0018  +81 955-42-2952 By car: a 3-minute drive from ARITA Station MAP 063-A5 , about 600m away. About 1,500/person

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TAKEO 武雄

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Onsen City of Modernity with Rich Culture Takeo City features the “Takeo Onsen,” an ancient hot spring-its outstanding red gate tells visitors they have reached their destination. Takeo is also known as the city of modernity while it keeps the nostalgic atmosphere created with the rich culture that has been passed down from generations to generations.


Takeo RADAR MAP DRIVING ROUTE 「 8 km」

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Shopping at the city's supermarket for a wide range of goods

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「 旬彩料理このみ 」

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Serving boar meat shabu and stone grilled Wakakusu pork 「 御船山楽園 」 PAGE

「 佐賀県立宇宙科学館 」

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Exploring the Space and Science Museum with 3 zones: Saga, the earth, and space.

A large garden surrounded by trees with leaves changing colors.

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ONYADO CHIKURINTEI MIFUNEYAMA RAKUEN

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The 1,300-year-old Takeo Onsen has been visited by many historical figures. One of the buildings, Shinkan, is now serving as a museum, while the others are stil regularly used as a public bath by the locals and tourists. The area is surrounded by several types of onsen for relaxation. 1

1 Ancient onsen 2 Outstanding red

entrance gate, “Romon”

Every day: Motoyu, Saginoyu: 06:30-24:00 hrs/ Tonosamayu (Private Bath): 10:00-23:00 hrs. 7425 Takeo-cho Oaza Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-23-2001 By car: a 3-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 1 km away. www.takeo-kk.net/spa Motoyu: Adults: 400 yen/Children 200 yen Saginoyu: Adults: 600 yen/ Children: 300 yen Tonosamayu (private bath): Adults: 3,800 yen/hr

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「 武雄神社 」

S I G H T S E E I N G

MAP 070-C3

Takeo shrine is more than 1,200 years old. Inside the shrine there is a set of trees whose stems and roots are joined each other as if they are in a close relationship. It is believed to be a good place to pray for love. Behind the main shrine, the great Takeo Camphor Tree stands gracefully. The tree is more than 3,000 years old and has been designated as a local natural monument. Every day From 09:00-17:00 hrs 5335 Takeo-cho Oaza Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-22-2976 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 1 km away. takeo-jinjya.jp/english

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TAKEO CITY LIBRARY

「 武雄市図書館 」

The large Takeo City Library contains more than 200,000 books. The building is decorated in a modern style, yet filled with an original Japanese atmosphere. The library is sectioned by genres and there is a coffee shop and bookstore. Visitors can rent music and movie CDs as well.

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area creating a mood fo r reading 2 Finding a DVD of music here.

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Every day from 09:00-21:00 hrs 5304-1 Takeo-cho Oaza Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-20-0222 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 1 km away. www.epochal.city.takeo.lg.jp/winj/opac/top.do


TAKEO

SAGA PREF. SPACE AND SCIENCE MUSEUM

「 佐賀県立宇宙科学館 」

MAP 070-E1

Saga Prefecture Space and Science Museum is divided into 3 zones: Saga, the earth, and space, and visitors can enjoy the planetarium and observatory as well as improving their knowledge of space and science. Tue-Fri: 09:15-17:15 hrs/ Weekends and holidays: 09:15-18:00 hrs (closed on Mon) 16351 Takeo-cho Nagashima, Takeo city, Saga 843-0021  +81 954-20-1666 By car: a 10-minute drive from Takeo-Onsen Station MAP 070-C4 , about 3 km away. www.yumeginga.jp Adults: 510 yen/Children 16-18 years old: 300 yen/ Children 12-15 years old: 200 yen/Children over 4 years old: 100 yen.

YOKO MUSEUM

「 陽光美術館 」

MAP 070-B2

The Yoko Museum seems as if it is floating on the pond in the Japanese garden, established for cultural exchange between Japan and China. The museum exhibits ancient Chinese pottery from which Japanese pottery originates. So, it can be said that the birthplace of Japanese pottery is the Saga prefecture. 09:00-17:00 hrs (closed on Wed) 4075-3 Takeo-cho Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-20-1187 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 2 km away. www.yokomuseum.jp/th/museum.html Adults: 600 yen/ Children: 500 yen/ Children under 15 years old: Free

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JAPANESE GARDEN KEISHU-EN

「 慧洲園 」

MAP 070-B2

Visitors are fascinated by this beautiful Japanese garden with its colorful plants and flowers, orderly tea plantations, and the aesthetic sound of breathtaking waterfalls. The garden also has a gorgeously decorated cafe, where visitors can relax inside. 09:00-17:00 hrs (closed on Wed) 4075-3 Takeo-cho Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-20-1187 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 2 km away. www.yokomuseum.jp/th/keisyuen.html Adults: 600 yen/ Children: 500 yen/ Children under 15 years old: Free

Sipping a cup of tea while enjoying gorgeous views


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「 御船山楽園 」

MAP 070-B1

Although the trees in Mifuneyama Rakuen garden are beautifully evergreen during summer, when the flowers bloom, the garden is filled with the elegance of colorful Sakura and Azalea. In fall, the maple leaves turn red, and the garden is vibrant and adorned with decorative lights at night-time. Every day from 08:00-17:30 hrs. If it rains, it is open until 22.00 hrs. The Light Up starts at 17:30 hrs. 4100 Takeo-cho Oaza Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-002  +81 954-23-3131 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 3 km away. www.mifuneyamarakuen.jp Daytime or nighttime: Adults: 600 yen/ Children under 12 years old: 300 yen All day: Adults: 900 yen/ Children under 12 years old: 400 yen

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MAP 070-C3

Youme Town is the city’s shopping mall, offering a wide range of products, from Japanese apparel brands to affordable food. Visitors will find that the goods at this mall are certainly less expensive than those in the big city shops.

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09:30-21:30 hrs/ Food zone: 09:00-21:30 hrs Takeo Ohiko Takeo City Takeo City, Saga Prefecture 843-0022 4992  +0954-22-3000 By car: a 5-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 3 km away. www.izumi.jp/tenpo/takeo.html


TAKEO

Grilled Saga Beef Bento 佐賀牛極上カルビ焼肉弁当

Aromatic Grilled Saga Beef Bento, costing 1,620 yen

Boar Meat with Lemon Soup Shabu レモンしゃぶ猪

Delectable Boar Meat with Lemon Soup Shabu costing 1,480 yen

Onsen Yoghurt 温泉ヨーグルト Saga Beef Sirloin Steak Bento

Stone Grilled Wakakusu Pork

Fresh Onsen Yogurt, costing 432 yen

若 楠 ポ ー ク 岩 盤 焼 Delicious Tasty Saga Beef Sirloin Steak Bento, Stone Grilled Wakakusu Pork, costing 2,160 yen costing 980 yen 佐賀牛サーロインステーキ & 焼肉弁当

KAIRODO

「 カイロ堂 」

MAP 070-C4

KONOMI

「 旬菜料理 このみ 」

MAP 070-B4

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「 京都屋 」

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Kairodo provides various types of beef bento and received an award for the best beef bento on Kyushu Island in 2004. A distinct aroma and a delicious taste of fine Saga beef marinated in special sauce never disappoint a customer.

At Konomi, local quality ingredients such as Wakakusu pork, Takeo boar, and Saga beef, are used to create the dishes. The recommended dish is stone grilled Wakakusu pork; apparently, it tastes heavenly.

Every day from 08:30-18:00 hrs 8249-4 Takeo-cho Oaza Tomioka, Takeo city, Saga 843-0024 (Takeo Onsen Station, North Exit)  +81 954-22-2767 Inside TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 kairodo.com About 1,900 yen/person

17:00-24:00 hrs (closed on Sun) 7754-3 Takeo-cho Oaza Tomioka, Takeo city, Saga 843-0024  +81 954-23-3622 By car: a 1-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 330m away. www.konomi-takeo.com 1,300 yen/person

At Kyotoya, they serve natural yogurt with icing and apple jam at a cafe, in the lobby of this Japanese inn. When everything is mixed together, it creates a perfect sweet and sour taste. Visitors not staying at this hotel are always welcome. Every day from 15:00-21:00 hrs 7266-7 Takeo-cho Oaza Takeo, Takeo city, Saga 843-0022  +81 954-23-2171 By car: a 2-minute drive from TAKEO-ONSEN Station MAP 070-C4 , about 740m away. www.saga-kyotoya.jp/en/index.html About 450 yen/person

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Admire the Charm of Nature Surrounded by Famous Hot Springs and Tea Plantations Ureshino is a city notable for its hot springs designated as one of the three best onsens for healthy skin in Japan, and this city is also famous for its quality tea. Do not miss a visit to cleanse yourself from the inside out!


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「 豊玉姫神社 」

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Watching a Ninja show and attending several activities at the ancient Ninja vil age

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「 マルキョウ嬉野店 」

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SAGA GYUHINKAN 「 佐賀牛賓館 」

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「 公衆浴場シーボルトの湯 」

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「 嬉野鉄板焼「えん」」

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NINJA VILLAGE HIZENYUMEKAIDOU

「 元祖忍者村 肥前夢街道 」

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「 豊玉姫神社 」

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Toyotamahime Shrine is a peaceful old shrine carrying a white catfish, a servant of the dragon goddess, inside. Based on the legend, there was once a severe skin infection in the village so this catfish saved the villagers from the disease by letting them touch its body, so that their skins then started to heal.

It is believed pouring water on the catfish statue will make your skin flawless

Every day for 24 hrs 2231-2 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301  +81 954-43-0680 By car: a 1-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 220m away. 081

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「 湯宿広場 」

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It’s not too much of an exaggeration to call Yushuku Hiroba an area for public relaxation since it has both hot springs for foot bathing and sauna boxes for legs. The sauna provides better blood circulation while foot bathing moisturizes and beautifies the skin. Visitors can choose their preferred method of relaxation. Every day from 07:00-23:00 hrs 2187-4 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301  Ureshino Onsen Tourism Association +81 954-43-0137 By car: a 1-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 270m away. Free

Soak your feet in the onsen for only 10-15 minutes and receive complete relaxation


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Siebold No Yu, a well-known public onsen, is an important landmark in Ureshino. The water of the Ureshino onsen, known to be one of the three best hot springs for healthy skin, is rich in different types of minerals. Besides providing complete relaxation, there is the extra reward of beautiful skin. 06:00-22:00 hrs (closed on the third Wed of every month 818-2 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301  +81 954-43-1426 By car: a 2-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 500m away. spa-ureshino.com/Siebold Adults aged 70-12 years old: 400 yen/ Adults over 70 years old: 300 yen/ Children under 12 years old: 200 yen

1 Siebold’s Footbath

located not too far away from the onsen 2 After enjoying in the onsen, visitors can go use the massage service on the second floor.

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NINJA VILLAGE HIZENYUMEKAIDOU

「 元祖忍者村 肥前夢街道 」

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Inside this amusing Ninja Vil age, consisting of houses displaying items from the Edo period, visitors can cosplay as a Ninja with various types of weapons, such as shuriken and darts, escape from a tricky Ninja house, or watch a spectacular show of Ninja fighting. Weekdays: 09:00-16:00 hrs/ Weekends and holidays: 09:00-17:00 hrs 716-1 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimono Kou, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0302  +81 954-43-1990 By car: a 10-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 2 km away. www.hizenyumekaidou.info Adults: 1,100 Yen/ Children: 600 yen

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「 嬉茶楽館 」

MAP 080-A2

Visitors to Kinsarankan wil learn how to dye a cloth by using tea brewed with the Ureshino onsen water from the tea experts, using chopsticks and rubber bands before creating designs, and finally having the cloth made in their own design. At this training center, visitors can also participate and learn the process of tea production, from selecting and grinding tea leaves to brewing and tasting a cup of tea. 08:30-17:00 hrs (closed on weekends and holidays) 2713 Ureshino-machi Oaza Iwayagawachi Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0304  +81 954-43-5266 By car: a 5-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 2 km away www.city.ureshino.lg.jp/sightseeing_culture/566/ kinsarankan.html Learning how to dye cloths with tea: 1,000 yen/person

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NAKASHIMA BIKOUEN

「 中島美香園 」

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MAP 080-C5

In another corner of Ureshino city sits a notable 100-year-old tea shop where the owner has his own farm. The carefully selected quality tea is affordable and great for souvenir. A cafe, area is also provided.

Every day from 09:00-19:00 hrs 2199 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301  +81 954-42-0372 By car: a 2-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 500 m away. www.n-bikouen.co.jp


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SAGA-HIRAKAWAYA

「 佐嘉平川屋嬉野店 」

MAP 080-B6

Ureshino has hot springs with drinkable water. The local dish ‘Onsen Yudofu’ is made by boiling tofu with the hot spring water. The 60-year-old tofu shop has become popular mainly by word of mouth. Visiting Ureshino and missing the mouth-watering taste of ‘Onsen Yudofu’ is something anyone would surely regret. Every day from 09:00-18:00 hrs 1463 Ureshino-machi Oaza Shimojuku Otsu, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301  +81 954-43-1241 By car: a 5-minute drive from Ureshino Onsen Tourist Information Center MAP 080-B5 , about 2 km away. www.saga-hirakawaya.co.jp/ureshino_ten.html About 800 yen/person

Hot Spring Yudofu Set 温泉湯豆腐定食

a mouth-watering Hot Spring Tofu Set, costing 1,080 yen

Hirakawaya Parfait 平川屋パフェ

a sweet Hirakawaya Parfait, costing 520 yen


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Pay your Respects to the Big Shrine and Enjoy the Delectable Seafood This rural, coastal city offers a peaceful atmosphere and a variety of special attractions as well as eating and shopping opportunities. There are a number of interesting places to visit, from one of the top three largest Inari shrines in Japan to an old street with well-known sake breweries, where you can try the sake before you buy. No need to worry about food here, for the Ariake Sea offers a rich source of perfect ingredients for perfect dishes.


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One of the three largest Inari shines in Japan.

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「 肥前飯田 」

STREET OF FRESH SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS

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This ancient neighborhood in Kashima, Hizen Hamashuku, is famous for the factories and sake breweries hidden inside the archaic buildings and aptly known as ‘Road of Sake Breweries’. Some stores even have sake museums inside for visitors to explore. In addition, this neighborhood also has a number of shops, holy shrines, and other places of interest.

Every day from 08:00-18:00 hrs 2696 Hama-machi, Kashima city, Saga 849-1322  NPO Hizenhamashuku Mizu to Machinami no Kai +81-954-69-8004 By car: a 7-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 3 km away. kashima-kankou.com/SPhamachiku.htm

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MAP 088-A5

Yutoku Inari Shrine is one of the three largest Inari shrines in Japan. For over 300 years, people have come to pay their respects to the god of fertility, but today, many come to ask for success in their businesses. The main shrine can be reached either by climbing a flight of stairs or using the elevator provided (300 yen/person, comes with a lucky gem and a lot). Moreover, behind the main shrine, there is a path which features a line of gorgeous red Torii gates, leading to the top of the mountain; this is another photo spot not to be missed! Every day for 24 hrs 1855 Furueda Otsu, Kashima city, Saga 849-1321  +81 954-62-2151 By car: a 10-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 5 km away. www.yutokusan.jp


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「 道の駅鹿島 」

MAP 088-B5

Roadside Station Kashima is where travelers can not only shop for souvenirs and fresh vegetables and seafood, but also enjoy an aquarium displaying marine life of the Ariake Sea. Moreover, binoculars are available for visitors to enjoy the view.

The shops: every day from 09:00-18:00 hrs/ The aquarium: every day from 09:00-17:00 hrs 4427-6 Otonari Kou, Kashima city, Saga 849-1323  +81 954-63-1768 By car: a 15-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 7 km away. michinoekikashima.jp/main

OOUO SHRINE (KAICHU TORII)

「 大魚神社 」

MAP 088-C3

When mentioning this shrine, most Japanese wil imagine the three red Torii gates standing in the middle of the sea, situated 200 meters away from Oouo Shrine. People have strong faith in the shrine, for they believe that it houses the god of the oceans. The gates are usually renovated every 30 years. Every day for 24 hrs 1875-51 Tara, Fujitsu-gun Tara-cho, Saga 849-1602  Town +81 954-67-0312 By car: a 25-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 14 km away.

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Kanimabushi

かにまぶし

yummy rice bowl topped with crab costing 2,730 yen

Takezaki Kaki

竹崎カキ

big grilled Takezaki oysters, costing 1,000 yen/kg.

Mouth-watering cheesecake

TAKEZAKI KAISAN

「 竹崎海産 」

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MAP 088-C4

The good news for seafood lovers! An excellent selection of seafood is available in this restaurant since the owner is a fisherman. The most popular dish on the menu consists of delicious Takezaki oysters, raised by the owner himself. They can be eaten either uncooked or grilled on charcoal.

Apr-Oct from 09:00-18:30 hrs (closed on Tue) Nov-Mar from 09:30-18:30 hrs (closed on New Year’s Days) 4261-1 Tara, Fujitsu-gun Tara -cho, Saga 894-1602  +81 954-67-0603 By car: a 20-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 12 km away. 300 yen/person for a grill rental

HOYOSO

「 豊洋荘 」

MAP 088-D1

Hoyoso provides crab lovers with a variety of crab dishes. The most famous one is a rice bowl topped with crab meat, served with three types of gravy and side dishes. The delicious savory crab-fat gravy is superb. Finish the enjoyable meal with a selection of desserts such as soft puddings or cheesecake. Every day from 11:30-16:00 hrs 1099-5 Oura Osu, Fujitsu-gun Tara-cho, Saga 849-1613  +81 954-68-3545 By car: a 35-minute drive from HIZEN-KASHIMA Station MAP 088-A6 , about 23 km away. www.nikani.com About 2,750 yen/person


SAGA-KANZAKI-TOSU 佐賀 神埼 鳥栖

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A Colorful City in the Midst of Beautiful Nature with an Ancient Cultural Atmosphere Saga city is the center of Saga’s prosperity to which people from all over the world are attracted. Travelers often admire the beauty of nature in different seasons. You can see leaves changing colors at an ancient shrine, taste a variety of local dishes, especially the world-famous Saga beef, enjoy shopping at a giant outlet mall near Tosu, and learn true Japanese culture from the Yayoi period in a restored ancient village.


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Paying respects to the Buddha statue and walking around the large garden on the hil behind the temple

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KIYAMA 「 基山 」

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Picnicking in an animal farm village and learning about interesting local cultures

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Tasting “Sicilian Rice”, a must-try local dish of Saga

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Nao Washi, a traditional Japanese paper that is unique to Saga Pref., has a history of 300 years. All the manufacturing process from cultivating ingredient paper mulberry trees to making paper from it are still done manually today. A washi-making workshop is available. Also, you can purchase beautiful washi goods at the adjoining store.

Every day from 09:00-17:00 hrs 4754 Yamato-cho Oaza Nao, Saga city, Saga 840-0205  +81 952-63-0334 By car: a 40 minute drive northward from Saga city along route 263 www.naowashi.com Free


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CHIKUGO RIVER LIFT BRIDGE

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This 500-meter-high red bridge, established in 1935, is a city landmark and part of Japan’s significant cultural heritage. The bridge currently spans the Chikugo River, providing a connection between two prefectures-Saga and Fukuoka-and anyone passing by cannot fail to appreciate its majesty. Morodomi-cho Oaza Tameshige Ishizuka, Saga city, Saga 840-2102  Shokaikyo Foundation +81 944-87-9919 By car: a 25-minute drive from Saga Station MAP 101-B6 , about 10 km away. www.shoukaikyou.com

MIETSU NAVAL DOCK

「 三重津海軍所跡 」

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Mietsu Naval Dock used to be Saga’s underground naval base and the oldest in Japan.The popular visitor activities include taking a look at Mietsu Naval Dock through a VR Scope to observe a 3D panorama with multilingual subtitles, and studying Western engineering technology which has spread to Japan in the past. 9:00–17:00 hrs (closed on Mon. If Mon is a holiday, it will be closed on the next day) (Tsunetami Sano Memorial Museum) 446-1 Kawasoe machi Hayatsuetsu, Saga city, Saga 840-2202  +81 952-34-9455 By car: a 25-minute drive from Saga Station MAP 101-B6 , about 10 km away. mietsu-sekaiisan.jp Fee: Museum: Adults: 300 yen/ Children (not over high school): 100 yen

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Visiting this cute small vil age in the middle of the quiet countryside provides the opportunity to enjoy various animal farms. Many families enjoy a picnic here and it is a place for relaxation in Saga. If you are looking for interesting activities, join their cooking classes to learn how to make sausages, caramel candies, butter and etc. Don’t forget to purchase souvenirs and taste the Soft Cream made with the milk produced in the vil age. Every day from 10:00–17:30 hrs (The door is open until 16:00 O’clock) 2234-67 Mitsuse-mura Yuzuriha, Saga city, Saga 842-0303  +81 952-56-2141 By car: a 35-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 20 km away. www.dongurimura.com Adults: 500 yen / Children: 200 yen / Children under 3 years old: Free

Learning how to make sausages from local experts


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「 十可苑 」

MAP 099

Jikkaen is a place for rest and relaxation to which people who love peace and quiet visit time after time. While wandering around the beautiful natural environment of established trees in the large park covering 15,000 square meters, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking azaleas and color-changing leaves while experiencing the pure mountain air, and admiring the beauty and charm of plants from different seasons. Every day from 9:30–17:30 hrs 244-11 Yamato-cho Oaza Umeno, Saga city, Saga 840-0203  +81 952-62-0012 By car: a 25-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 10 km away. www.sagabai.com/main/119.html?cont=kanko& fid=55html?cont=kanko&fid=55 Fee: Adults: 600 yen/ Children under 18 years old: Free

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YAMA CAFE RESTAURANT KUREHA

「 山カフェレストランKUREHA 」

MAP 099

This luxurious and comfortable cafe is located in Jikkaen Park, surrounded by pleasing nature, making every meal more delightful. The cafe is famous for its uniquely aromatic tea, Italian dishes, and international fusion cuisine. Every day from 11:00-22:00 hrs (The time may be subject to change in different seasons) 244-11 Yamato-cho Oaza Umeno, Saga city, Saga 840-0203  +81 952-62-7226 By car: a 25-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 10 km away. www.bios-saga.co.jp About 2,100/person

Beef Steak Lunch Course

ランチコース

a mouth-watering medium-rare beef steak , costing 2,500 yen

Japanese Pork Curry served with Rice 三元豚のロースカツダブルカ

Yummy Pork Curry served with soft rice , costing 1,600 yen


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6 MARUKYO OTAKARA

「 マルキョウ大財店 」

SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA 「 佐賀牛レストラン 季楽 」

P.106

BUSSHINJI

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「 佛心寺 」

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SOEJIMA HOSPITAL

「 副島病院 」

SEISHO JR HIGH SCHOOL

「 佐賀市立成章中学校 」

JUNYU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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「 佐賀市立循誘小学校 」

THE OLD KOGA RESIDENCE 「 旧古賀家 」P.103 GANSHOJI

THE OLD SANSHO BANK 「 旧三省銀行 」

「 願正寺 」

THE OLD KOGA BANK

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「 旧牛島家 」

「 旧古賀銀行 」

P.103

「 旧久富家 」

「 旧森永家 」

YANAGIMACHI AREA 「 柳町 」P.102 SAGA BALLOON MUSEUM

P.103

「 肥前通仙亭 」

P.104

「 旧福田家 」

SAKAINO HOSPITAL

P.104

MOROKUMA HOSPITAL

SAGA'S RESTAURANT SHINO

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「 諸隈病院 」

「 さがれすとらん志乃 」

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「 サガ360 」

「 レストラン ロータス 」

P.103

「 境野病院 」

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THE OLD FUKUDA RESIDENCE

SAGA SHRINE

HOTEL NEW OTANI SAGA P.116 RESTAURANT LOTUS

P.103

HIZEN TSUSENTEI

「 佐賀バルーンミュージアム 」

「 佐嘉神社 」

P.103

THE OLD HISATOMI RESIDENCE

THE OLD MORINAGA RESIDENCE

JAPANESE HOTEL AKEBONO P.116

P.103

THE OLD USHIJIMA RESIDENCE

P.105

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SAGA RETRO KAN

「 さがレトロ館 」

P.106

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SAGA CASTLE HISTORY MUSEUM 「 佐賀城跡 」

P.105

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「 佐賀市立赤松小学校 」

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YANAGIMACHI AREA

「 柳町 」

MAP 101-C4

This area is known for the historically invaluable buildings that stil remain today. Five buildings among them (The Old Koga Bank, The Old Koga Residence, The Old Ushijima Residence, The Old Sansho Bank and The Old Fukuda Residence) are together known as ‘Saga City Cultural Museum’. Some of the beautiful buildings have , been renovated into a museum, shops and cafe/restaurants while the others have been preserved as they were but became perfect places to learn about the culture that flourished in the area such as Saga-Nishiki. 9:00–17:00 hrs (closed on Fri and during Dec 29- Jan 3) Yanagi-machi, Saga city, Saga 840-0823  Saga City Cultural Museum +81 952-22-6849 By car: a 10-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 2 km away Free

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1 A woman concentrating on silk weaving 2 Jewelry and key rings popularly bought for souvenirs


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FACILITIES IN YANAGIMACHI AREA Opening: 9:00-17:00 hrs Shops & restaurants located in the buildings might have different business hours. Please check with the facility before you visit

THE OLD KOGA BANK

THE OLD KOGA RESIDENCE

THE OLD USHIJIMA RESIDENCE

THE OLD SANSHO BANK

「 旧古賀銀行 」

「 旧古賀家 」

「 旧古賀銀行 」

「 旧三省銀行 」

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

2-9 Yanagi-machi, 3-15 Yanagi-machi, 4-9 Yanagi-machi, 3-12 Yanagi-machi, Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga 840-0823 840-0823 840-0823 840-0823 Saga City Cultural Saga City Cultural City Cultural City Cultural Museum Museum Museum Museum +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-22-6849

THE OLD FUKUDA RESIDENCE

THE OLD MORINAGA THE OLD HISATOMI RESIDENCE RESIDENCE

HIZEN TSUSENTEI

「 旧福田家 」

「 旧森永家 」

「 旧久冨家 」

「 肥前通仙亭 」

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

MAP 101-C4

4-3-15 Matsubara, 4-7 Yanagi-machi, 4-14 Yanagi-machi, 4-6-18 Matsubara, Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga Saga city, Saga 840-0831 840-0823 840-0823 840-0831 Saga City Cultural Saga City Cultural Saga City Cultural Saga City Saga City Museum Museum Museum Hizen Tsusentei +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-22-6849 +81 952-65-2152 *Saga-Nishiki Keychain making workshop: 1,000 yen

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SAGA BALLOON MUSEUM

「 佐賀バルーンミュージアム 」

MAP 101-B4

Those who love science and technology shouldn’t miss the Saga Balloon Museum, packed with fashionable innovations. Visitors wil learn about the history and structure of balloons, study the principle of the wind, and enjoy balloon inventions from all over the world, as well as having the memorable experience of boarding a 3D model balloon. 10:00–17:00 hrs (The gate is open until 16:30 hrs) closed on Mondays and New Year’s Eve 2-2-27 Matsubara, Saga city, Saga 840-0831  +81 952-40-7114 By car: a 5-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 1 km away. www.sagabai.com/balloon-museum Fee: Adults: 500 yen/ Secondary school students: 200 yen/ Primary school students: Free

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SAGA SHRINE

「 佐嘉神社 」

MAP 101-C4

Saga Shrine, an ancient shrine in the Saga prefecture, is another cultural tourist attraction not to be missed. An exhibition and activities concerning local culture and art are held all year round. The most significant event is cannon shooting to celebrate the New Year, using eight cannonballs-it is extremely powerful. Every day from 05:00–18:00 hrs 2-10-43 Matsubara, Saga city, Saga 840-0831  +81 952-24-9195 By car: a 10-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 2 km away. www.sagajinjya.jp


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SAGA360

「 サガ360 」

MAP 101-B3

SAGA360 is a spectacular light and sound show that introduces festivals and outlooks of Saga prefecture through realistic motion pictures on the crystal-clear glasses on the wall located on the top floor of the Saga prefectural government office. *Contents of the show might change without notice. Jul-Sept from 20:00–22:00 hrs Oct–Mar from 18:30–22:00 hrs 1-1-59 Jonai, Saga city, Saga 840-0041  Saga Pref. Tourism Division +81 952-25-7386 (Sat & Sun +81952-24-2111) By car: a 10-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 2 km away saga-travelsupport.com/th/spot/detail.html?id=1038 Fee: Free

SAGA CASTLE HISTORY MUSEUM

「 佐賀城本丸歴史館 」

MAP 101-C3

Saga Castle History Museum is the biggest wooden castle restored in Japan consisting of spectacularly delicate architecture and valuable antiques. There is a lot to see including architectural models of the castle as well as a stunning mechanism of ancient woodwork, rare antiques such as Samurai armor, delicate drawings, archaic ceramic bowls, etc. Every day from 9:30–18:00 hrs (closed on Dec 29-31) 2-18-1 Jonai, Saga city, Saga 840-0041  +81 952-41-7550 By car: a 10-minute drive from Saga Station MAP 101-B6 , about 2 km away. saga-museum.jp/sagajou Fee: Free

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Sicilian Rice シシリアンライス the restaurant’s signature dish, costing 1,300 yen

Saga Beef Sushi Nigiri 佐賀牛のにぎり すし三貫

heavenly beef sushi, costing 1,400 yen

Saga Beef Loin Steak Lunch Set 佐賀牛ロースステーキランチ

delicious beef steak, costing 4,900 yen 106

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SAGA RETRO KAN

「 さがレトロ館 」

MAP 101-C3

SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA

「 佐賀牛レストラン 季楽 」

MAP 101-C6

Sicilian Rice is a delightful local dish that can’t be missed. Rice is topped with slices of beef stir-fried with a fragrant sauce, onion, lettuce, cucumber, local fresh vegetables, a boiled egg, and mayonnaise. The inside of the restaurant has been decorated in European style and the building is over 100 years old.

Saga Beef Restaurant Kira features fine Saga Beef. This restaurant is famous among beef lovers, but visitors should also try the seafood and fresh vegetables. When you visit the restaurant, enjoy the decoration done in original Japanese style as well.

Every day: 11:30-15:00 hrs/ 17:30-22:00 hrs/ Cafe on 1st floor: 11:00-17:00 hrs 2-8-8 Jonai, Saga city, Saga 840-0041  +81 952-97-9300 By car: a 10-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 2 km away. www.saga-retro.com 1,300 yen/person

Every day: 11:00–15:00 hrs/ 17:00–22:00 hrs 3-9-16 Otakara, Saga city, Saga 840-0811  +81 952-28-4132 By car: a 5-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B6 , about 1 km away. kira.saga-ja.jp 3,200 yen/person


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RESTAURANTs SERVING SAGA BEEF

CARAVAN 「 キャラバン 」

GRAND MAISON OF KARATSU 「 唐津迎賓館 」

MAP 049-A2

Lunch: 11:30-15:00 hrs, Dinner: 17:00- 22:00 hrs Closed: Tue 1845 Naka-machi, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0051 +81 955-74-2326

MAP 049-A2

Lunch: 11:30-15:00 hrs, Dinner 17:30 22:00 hrs Closed: Mon 1513-15 Hon-machi Former Karatsu Bank B1F, Karatsu city, Saga 847-0047 +81 955-58-9311

HANAMORI KIWAMI

NANAIRO 「 七色 」

「 焼肉華守KIWAMI 」

MAP 101-B6

MAP 112-C1

Sun-Thu: 11:00 1:00 hrs, Fri-Sat: 11:00-5:00 hrs 2-9-1 Saga Ekimae Chuo, Saga city, Saga 840-0801 +81 952-30-4100

Lunch: 11:30-15:00 hrs. Dinner: 18:00 22:00 hrs 2-875 1F Hondori- machi, Tosu city, Saga 841-0033 +81 942-55-3716

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RESTAURANT LOTUS 「 レストラン ロータス 」

SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA TOSU BRANCH

SAGA GYUHINKAN 「 佐賀牛賓館 」

「 佐賀牛レストラン季楽鳥栖店 」

MAP 101-B3

Breakfast: 7:00-10:00 hrs, Lunch: 11:30-14:30 hrs, Dinner: 17:30-21:30 1-2 Yoka-machi, Saga city, Saga 840-0047 (Hotel New Otani Saga) +81 952-23-1115 SAGA’S RESTAURANT SHINO 「 さがれすとらん志乃 」

MAP 101-B3

Mon-Sat: 10:00-22:00 hrs, Sun & Holidays: 11:00-5:00 hrs (Lunch: 11:30-14:30 hrs) 1-1-59 Jonai, Saga city, Saga 840-0041 +81 952-23-7511

MAP 112-C3

Lunch: 11:00-15:00 hrs, Dinner: 17:00-22:00 hrs Closed: 2nd Wed of every month 812-5 Tashirodaikan-machi, Tosu city, Saga 841-0017 +81 942-85-8010

STEAKHOUSE TSUJIKAWA 「 ステーキハウス つじ川 」

MAP 059-B5

MAP 079-C5

Lunch: 11:00-15:00 hrs, Dinner: 17:00-22:00 hrs Closed: Wed (Lunch only) 738 Ureshino-machi Shimojuku, Ureshino city, Saga 843-0301 (Wataya Besso) +81 954-42-0210 URESHINO TEPPANYAKI EN 「 嬉野鉄板焼き『えん』」

MAP 079-C5

Lunch: 11:30-14:30 hrs, Dinner Lunch: 11:30-14:00 hrs, Dinner: 17:00-21:00 hrs Closed: Mon 18:00-22:00 hrs Closed: Tue 720-3 Shinten-cho Aza 33 Ureshino-machi Oaza Nakaibi, Imari city, Saga Shimono Kou, Ureshino city, 848-0041 Saga 843-0302 (Warakuen) +81 955-23-2660 +81 954-43-3181

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KANZAKI

KUNENAN NIIYAMA SHRINE

「 九年庵 」

P.110

「 仁比山神社 」

P.109

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「 神埼市立仁比山小学校 」

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「 吉野ケ里公園 」

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HOTEL AZ SAGA YOSHINOGARI TEN

325 YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK 「 吉野ヶ里歴史公園 」

P.111

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「 神埼 」

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YAKULT HONSHA SAGA PLANT

「 ヤクルト本社佐賀工場 」

「 神埼市立神埼中学校 」

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KANZAKI CITY OFFICE 「 神埼市役所 」

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KANZAKI POLICE STATION

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「 神埼警察署 」

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「 八竜神社 」

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NIIYAMA SHRINE

「 仁比山神社 」

MAP 108-B6

Niiyama Shrine is the city’s ancient shrine, believed to house the gods of agriculture and mountains. The shrine is surrounded by maple trees and their leaves turn red every spring. There are also statues of little monkeys all around the area. The most popular visitor activity is to cast lots, which are believed to be very accurate. If a good lot is received, it should be kept. On the other hand, if it’s a bad one, it should be tied to the rope provided.

Tying a bad lot to the rope to exorcise

Every day for 24 hrs 1692 Kanzaki-machi Ikuwa, Kanzaki city, Saga 842-0123  +81 952-53-0340 By car: a 10-minute drive from SAGA Station MAP 101-B2 , about 5 km away saga-travelsupport.com/en/spot/detail.html?id=599

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KUNENAN

「 九年庵 」

MAP 108-A6

Kunenan is a national scenic spot renowned for its beautiful fall leaves and was originally the holiday home of a Saga businessman named Taro Itami. Kunenan used to open to the general public for only 9 days every year in November (Nov. 15th thru 23rd), the best season for appreciating autumn leaves, but now it also opens for 3 days during the Golden Week Holidays, which is the season of fresh verdure. Fall (15-24 Nov): 08:30-16:00 hrs, Spring (End of Apr-Early May): 08:30-16:00 hrs 1692 Kanzaki-machi Ikuwa, Kanzaki city, Saga 842-0123  Kanzaki City Tourism Association +81 952-37-0107 By Car: a 10-minute drive from JR Kanzaki Station 300 yen


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YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK

「 吉野ヶ里歴史公園 」

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MAP 108-C3

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In this well-restored ancient village of approximately 2,000 years old, there was a discovery of antiques and significant cultural evidence of pottery, weapons, tribal clothing, brass plates and bowls, etc. Most of the discovered items show the simple way of life of tribesmen who were really close to nature. Furthermore, there are also realistic model residences and guardhouses for visitors to look around. Apr-May & Sept-Mar: 9:00–17:00 hrs/ Jun-Aug: 9:00–18:00 hrs (closed on Tue, the third Mon of January, and New Year’s Eve) 1843 Tade, Kanzaki-gun Yoshinogari-cho, Saga 842-0035  +81 952-55-9333 By car: a 7-minute drive from Kanzaki Station MAP 101-B2 , about 3 km away www.yoshinogari.jp/en Fee: Adults over 15 years old: 420 yen/ Children from 14-7 years old: 80 yen/ Children under 7 years old: Free

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MARUKOU RAMEN CENTER

「 丸幸ラーメンセンター 」

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KIYAMA TOWN OFFICE

「 小郡カンツリー倶楽部 」

「 基山町役場 」

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TATENO

「 立野 」

「 基山幼稚園 」

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「 鳥栖プレミアム・アウトレット 」

P.114

「 やよいがおか鹿毛病院 」

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KLEE BLATT

「 クリーブラッツ 」

P.115

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SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA TOSU BRANCH 「 佐賀牛レストラン 季楽 鳥栖店 」

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「 いぬお病院 」

HOTEL AZ SAGA TOSU TEN

「 鳥栖市立田代中学校 」

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「 天ぷら 海老名 」

「 田代 」

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DAIKOUZENJI TEMPLE

「 大興善寺 」

MAP 112-A6

After paying respects to the Buddha statue at this exquisite temple, visitors can walk around, admiring the beauty of nature in the large garden on the hill behind the temple. On the way to the top of the hill, visitors will be embraced by trees and shrubs that create the ambience of ancient Japan. Enjoy the mild wind blowing in your face while appreciating the breathtaking views of trees with color-changing leaves over the seasons. In the fall, the maple leaves turn red, making the area even more vibrant. Every day from 8:30-17:00 hrs 3628 Oaza Sonobe, Miyaki-gun Kiyama-cho, Saga 841-0203  +81 942-92-2627 By car: a 20-minute drive from Tosu Station MAP 112-C1 , about 10 km away www.daikouzenji.com Fee: 500 yen/person for garden entry

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TOSU PREMIUM OUTLETS

「 鳥栖プレミアム・アウトレット 」

MAP 112-B4

Anyone longing for one-stop shopping must visit this place. There are more than 150 brand-name shops to fulfill the needs of every shopper. NonJapanese citizens should show their passports at the information desk to receive discount coupons which can be redeemed at the shops. 10:00 – 20:00 hrs (closed on every third Thur of February) 8-1 Yayoigaoka, Tosu city, Saga 841-00  +81 942-87-7370 By car: a 15-minute drive from TOSU Station MAP 112-C1 , about 5 km away www.premiumoutlets.co.jp/tosu


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Chashumen

チャーシューメン

ramen with additional pieces of Chashu, costing 550 yen

Wantanmen

ワンタンメン

ramen in Chashu spare-rip soup with dumplings, costing 600 yen

MARUKOU RAMEN CENTER

「 丸幸ラーメンセンター 」

MAP 112-D6

The Maruko Ramen Center, easily found on the roadside, features the signature dish Chashumen-ramen with additional pieces of Chashu-which is so delicious that there is often a queue to be seated. 9:00-23:30 hrs (closed on Tue.) 1642 Kokura, Miyaki-gun Kiyama-cho, Saga 841-0201  +81 942-92-2855 By car: a 15-minute drive from Tosu Station MAP 112-C1 , about 7 km away www.marukoura-men.com/ About 600 yen/person

Soft Sweet Melonpan

Steamed Seafood Set served with Tempura わっぱせいろ蒸 し膳

costing 1,620 yen.

Melonpan メロンパン

Lady’s Don レディース丼

Japanese sweet bun, costing 135 yen.

KLEE BLATT

「 クリーブラッツ 」

MAP 112-C4

Lady’s set, costing 972 yen.

TEMPURA EBINA

「 天ぷら 海老名 」

MAP 112-A2

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As the most renowned bakery in the city, Kiee Blatt is second to none. It has an extensive menu of sweets and desserts with different flavors and prices to choose from. Customers usually order the famous Melonpan.

Tempura Ebina is a small restaurant serving an extraordinary dish with Tempura, cooked using the original recipe by experienced chefs. It is said that the dishes are so delicious that many customers come back for more.

7:00-19:00 hrs (closed on Mon.) 5-14 Yayoigaoka, Tosu city, Saga 841-0005  +81 942-83-0991 By car: a 10-minute drive from TOSU Station MAP 112-C1 , about 5 km away www.klee-blatt.com About 150 yen/person

11:00-14:30 hrs/17:00-20:30 hrs (closed on Tue.) 474 Yabu-machi, Tosu city, Saga 841-0055  +81 942-82-7611 By car: a 10-minute drive from TOSU Station MAP 112-C1 , about 5 km away tenpura-ebina.area9.jp About 1,500 yen/person

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WHERE TO IN SAGA Prefecture W H E R E T O S L E E P

BANSYOUKAKU SHIKISHIMA MAP 080-C4

+81 954-43-3135 www.bansyoukaku- sikisima.co.jp/index.html

FOREST INN IMARI MAP 059-B4

+t81 955-23-1001 www.forest-innimari.com

HAMILTON URESHINO MAP 080-B4

+81 954-43-0333 www.hamilton-ureshino.jp

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I N S A G A P R E F E C T U R E

HOTEL BIENTOS MAP 112-D1

HOTEL NEW OTANI SAGA MAP 101-B3

+81 942 82 8888

+81 952-23-1111

www.bientos.jp

www.newotanisaga.co.jp

HOTEL WARAKUEN MAP 080-C4

+81 954-43-3181 www.warakuen.co.jp

HOYOSOU MAP 088-D1

HOTEL TAIBOUKAKAU MAP 043-D1

+81 955-82-1711 www.taiboukaku.com

JAPANESE HOTEL AKEBONO MAP 101-B4

+81 954-68-3545

+81 952-24-8181

www.nikani.com/ index.html

http://akebonosaga.jp/en/


JAPANESE HOTEL KAKUREISEN MAP 095-A5

+81 952-58-2021 www.kakureisen.com

JAPANESE HOTEL KYOTOYA MAP 070-B4

+81 954-23-2171 www.saga-kyotoya.jp

JAPANESE HOTEL ONCRI MAP 095-A5

+81 952-51-8111 www.oncri.com W H E R E

JAPANESE HOTEL OUGIYA MAP 070-B4

+81 954-22-3188 www.ougiya.com

JAPANESE HOTEL SHIIBASANSO MAP 080-C1

+81 954-42-3600 www.shiibasanso.com

JAPANESE HOTEL SHIOYU-NAGINOTO MAP 049-E3

+81 955-56-7007 http://shioyu-naginoto.jp/

T O S L E E P

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JAPANESE HOTEL SUGINOYA MAP 095-A5

JAPANESE HOTEL UOHAN MAP 049-E2

+81 952-58-2216

+81 955-56-6234

www.furuyusuginoya.com

www.uohan.co.jp

JAPANESE HOTEL YAMATOYA MAP 095-A5

+81 952-58-2101 www.furuyuyamatoya.jp

JAPANESE HOTEL YOSHIDAYA MAP 080-B4

+81 954-42-0026 www.yoshidaya-web.com

JAPANESE HOTEL WATAYA MAP 049-A2

+81 955-72-4181 www.e-wataya.com

JAPANESE HOTEL YOYOKAKU MAP 049-B2

+81 955-72-7181 www.yoyokaku.com

I N S A G A P R E F E C T U R E


KANIGOTEN MAP 088-D1

+81 954-68-2260 www.kanigoten.com/

KARATSU ROYAL HOTEL MAP 049-B2

+81 955-72-0111 www.daiwaresort.jp/ karatsu

KARATSU SEASIDE HOTEL MAP 049-B2

+81 955-75-3200 http://www.seaside. karatsu.saga.jp

W H E R E T O S L E E P

118

I N S A G A P R E F E C T U R E

MIZUNO RYOKAN MAP 049-B3

+81 955-72-6201 www.mizunoryokan.com/

TAISHOYA MAP 080-B4

+81 954-42-1170 www.taishoya.com

WATAYA BESSO MAP 080-C5

+81 954-42-0210 www.wataya.co.jp


K O O L F O RI N G SOMETHING SPECIFIC ? 064 102

S I G H T S EEI N G

111 090

SUEYAMA (TOUZAN) SHRINE

YANAGIMACHI AREA

YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK

YUTOKU INARI SHRINE

HISTORY & CULTURE

A RC H I T E C T U R E s & LA N D M A R Ks

064

ARITA PORCELAIN PARK

097

CHIKUGO RIVER LIFT BRIDGE

065

ARITA UCHIYAMA AREA

113

DAIKOUZENJI TEMPLE

054

FORMER TAKATORI RESIDENCE

089

HIZEN HAMASHUKU

103

HIZEN TSUSENTEI

050

HOUTOU SHRINE

052 ACT I V I T I E S

083

KINSARANKAN

072

TAKEO CITY LIBRARY

097 096 109 060 072 105

ENTERTA I N M ENT

061

CHINA ON THE PARK

083

NINJA VILLAGE HIZENYUMEKAIDOU

105

SAGA 360

104 071 103 103

L O O K I N G MUSEUMs & GALLERIES

051 091

104

073

KARATSU CASTLE MIETSU NAVAL DOCK NAO TESUKI WASHI

073

HIKIYAMA EXHIBITION HALL

ROADSIDE STATION KASHIMA

SAGA BALLOON MUSEUM SAGA PREF. SPACE AND SCIENCE MUSEUM

YOKO MUSEUM

OKAWACHIYAMA VILLAGE

OOUO SHRINE/KAICHU TORII

SAGA CASTLE HISTORY MUSEUM

N AT U R E

SAGA SHRINE TAKEO SHRINE THE OLD FUKUDA RESIDENCE THE OLD HISATOMI RESIDENCE

098

DONGURIMURA VILLAGE

045

HADO CAPE

099

JIKKAEN

053

MT.KAGAMIYAMA OBSERVATORY

103

THE OLD KOGA BANK

103

THE OLD KOGA RESIDENCE

074

103

THE OLD MORINAGA RESIDENCE

110

KUNENAN

103

THE OLD SANSHO BANK

044

MARINEPAL YOBUKO

103

THE OLD USHIJIMA RESIDENCE

075

081

TOYOTAMAHIME SHRINE

042

119

NIIYAMA SHRINE

F O R

JAPANESE GARDEN KEISHU-EN

MIFUNEYAMA RAKUEN MIKAERI NO TAKI FALLS

S O M E T H I N G S P E C I F I C ?


041 050 044

NANATSUGAMA CAVES

085 SAGA-HIRAKAWAYA

NIJI NO MATSUBARA PINE GROVE

106

115

SUGINOHARA FARM

S O U V EN I R S H O PS

SAGA RETRO KAN

TEMPURA EBINA

100 YAMA CAFE RESTAURANT

KUREHA

055 062

ONSEN

082 071 L O O K I N G

081

084

ITO KEERAN

ROADSIDE STATION IMARI FURUSATO MURA VILLAGE NAKASHIMA BIKOEN SEAFOOD

SIEBOLD NO YU

TAKEO ONSEN

047

GENYO

YUSHUKU HIROBA

092

HOYOSO

047

ISARIBI

047

KABESHIMA

048

KAWATARO YOBUKO SHOP

047

MANBO

047

RAKUEN

047

SHIOJINO

047

SHIWA

047

SHOKUSOU ICHIBA GENKI JIRUSHI

092

TAKEZAKI KAISAN

S U P ER M A R K ET

SHOPPING

F O R

076

YOUME TOWN TAKEO BRANCH

E AT I N G 120 A RT & D E S I G N S O M E T H I N G S P E C I F I C ?

066

MARUKEI TRADERS

ca f ´E

067

GALLERY ARITA

FAS H I O N & LI F E S TY LE

114

TOSU PREMIUM OUTLETS

SW E E T S

R A M EN

115

MARUKOU RAMEN CENTER

115

KLEE BLATT

077

KYOTOYA

MARKET

046

YOBUKO MORNING MARKET R ESTA U R A N Ts

056

KARATSU BURGER

077

KONOMI

sa g a b e e f

107

CARAVAN


107

GRAND MAISON OF KARATSU

077

KAIRODO

107

HANAMORI KIWAMI

107

NANAIRO

107 106 107 107 107

117

JAPANESE HOTEL SHIOYU-NAGINOTO

117

JAPANESE HOTEL SUGINOYA

117

JAPANESE HOTEL UOHAN

117

JAPANESE HOTEL WATAYA

118

JAPANESE HOTEL YAMATOYA

SAGA GYUHINKAN

118

JAPANESE HOTEL YOSHIDAYA

118

JAPANESE HOTEL YOYOKAKU

118

KANIGOTEN

118

KARATSU ROYAL HOTEL

118

KARATSU SEASIDE HOTEL

118

MIZUNO RYOKAN

118

TAISHOYA

118

WATAYA BESSO

RESTAURANT LOTUS SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA TOSU BRANCH SAGA BEEF RESTAURANT KIRA

SAGA'S RESTAURANT SHINO

107

STEAKHOUSE TSUJIKAWA

107

URESHINO TEPPANYAKI EN

A C C O M M O DAT I O N

116

BANSYOUKAKU SHIKISHIMA

116

FOREST INN IMARI

116

HAMILTON URESHINO

116

HOTEL BIENTOS

116

HOTEL NEW OTANI SAGA

116

HOTEL TAIBOUKAKAU

116

HOTEL WARAKUEN

116

HOYOSOU

116

JAPANESE HOTEL AKEBONO

117

JAPANESE HOTEL KAKUREISEN

117

JAPANESE HOTEL KYOTOYA

117

JAPANESE HOTEL ONCRI

117

JAPANESE HOTEL OUGIYA

117

JAPANESE HOTEL SHIIBASANSO

L O O K I N G F O R

121

S O M E T H I N G S P E C I F I C ?


Crew List & S P EC I A L T H A N KS

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Graphic Designers

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Editor-in-chief

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Editors

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Fly To Find It is true that each place inspires different feelings. Throughout our fifteen days in Saga, this small prefecture gave us a number of great experiences and impressions, from beautiful attractions and fertile nature to traditional culture and Japanese characteristics. During our stay, we received a warm welcome and great support from Saga Prefectural Tourism Federation. Although it might not be under the light yet, Saga has many hidden charms and specialties. When we don’t take the little things in life for granted, there is always something worth exploring. The expression: “Do not believe what they tell you, go and see for yourself!” is very true in the case of Saga. We suggest you go there and discover it for yourself. You might find some things even more interesting than we did. Who knows? With the guidebook “tiewlasud Saga” as your companion, you won’t be disappointed. When you return from your visit.

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誰の眼に止まらないものであっても、 自分が探し求めているものであることがある。

「 Some things many people overlook

might be those we are looking for. 」

Tiewlasud SAGA  

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