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Kyushu Travel Guide in Japan

Kashima & Tara travel guide


Kashima is located about 60 kilometers southwest of Saga-city.

It borders the Ariake Sea to the east and Nagasaki Prefecture to the southwest.

Feature sightseeing spot is Yutoku Inari Shrine and also Sake brewery visiting

is recommended.


           Sake Brewery

           Sake Brewery

           Ariake Sea


Yutoku Inari Shrine

One of the most famous Inari shrines in Japan and located in Kashima-city, Saga-prefecture.

Dedicated to Inari, the deity whose messengers are foxes, it is the third largest of its kind

in Japan. It was constructed in 1688 as the family shrine of the Nabeshima clan who ruled

what would become the Saga area during the Edo period. ​​


The Shrine was used as a Shooting location of Thailand drama.



Kaichu Torii

Kaichu Torii gates in the sea have become a popular photo spot when the tide is high.
The “Floating Torii Gate” of Ouo Shrine stands on the shallow area of the ocean in

Tara-cho, which has 6 meter tide difference. It changes its appearance every time

you look at it, and it is a famous tourist spot.




Takezaki crab

Takezaki crab is the local specialty of Tara, and is well-known for its rich flavor.

Takezaki crabs are available almost year around. From summer into fall the male

crabs are delicious, with the females and their eggs most delicious during the

autumn and winter. You could even try one of each.




Takezaki Castle ruins

From the observatory point of Takezaki Castle Ruins Lookout, one can gaze down upon

workings of nature such as this. This is the site where a castle was originally built 600

years ago in the Nanboku-cho Period and a vantage point which offers spectacular views,

including the mountains of Unzen and Aso when the weather is fine.




 Location of Kashima






General information  

Address City hall : 2643-1 Nodomibun, Kashima-city, Saga-prefecture

30 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo

40 minutes by a vehicle from Arita

50 minutes by a vehicle from Saga

80 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu

90 minutes by a vehicle from Yobuko

100 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

70 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city

Population 29,000   Population density 260


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