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Kyushu Travel Guide

Saga one-day tour


Saga is a prefecture in the northwestern part of Kyushu and is located next to Fukuoka-prefecture.

From Fukuoka-city many places can be traveled in a day.



Where to Explore



located on the Higashi Matsuura Peninsula in the northwestern part of Saga-prefecture,

have been prosperous from ancient times as an important point for trade with China.

Karatsu Castle

Kagamiyama Mountain


Karatsu Shrine




Town of Fishing industry, famous for Squid and Morning Market called Asaichi.

Yobuko is located northern tip of Saga-prefecture and is facing to Denkai-nada Sea.

A lot of places were as a Shooting location of Thailand drama.

Yobuko Port

Yobuko Asaichi


Fresh Squid


Hado-misaki Cape

Lovers’ sanctuary Cape

The main attractions of Cape Hado are the heart-shaped monument, underwater observation tower,

and the sunset. It is frequented by young couples who take photos in front of the heart monument,

and also by families who hang out at the wide, beautiful grasslands by the sea.

  Hado-misaki beach

  Heart monument

  The north-west end



Famous for Arita yaki which is 400-years old porcelain. The piece is bright, elegant pictures

drawn in transparent white porcelain.  




Onsen town, has 1300 years history. 

Takeo is located in the western part of Saga-prefecture and Takeo’s Onsen waters feel silky

smooth on skin thanks to a high concentration of sodium bicarbonate.

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

Romon Gate


Mifuneyama-rakuen Garden


Great Camphor tree




Located about 60 kilometers southwest of Saga City.

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

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

Kashima Sake Brewery


Yutoku Inari Shrine


Yutoku Inari Shrine



Saga is known as the plece where it has made a great contribution to the Japanese

Industrial Revolution.



Yoshinogari Remains

Lie on the spacious hilly area in the northeastern part of Saga. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement

presumably dating back to the 3rd century B.C. were unearthed there, and excavation is still underway

at the site. They are among the largest archeological remains in Japan.



Itinerary  The following two plans are offered


Plan 1 : Karatsu, Yobuko, Arita & Takeo

8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Karatsu using Nishi-kyushu Expressway, 1 hour

Visit Karatsu Castle

transfer to Yobuko and Hado-misaki Cape

Lunch at Yobuko. enjoy fresh Squid

transfer to Arita and visit Arita Porcelain Park

Exploring Takeo

Transfer to Fukuoka using Kyushu Expressway, 1 hour 30minutes 

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 


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Plan 2 : Kashima & Saga-city

8:30 Depart Fukuoka-city

Transfer to Kashima using Kyushu Expressway, 1 hour 30 minutes

Visit Yotoku Inari Shrine

transfer to Saga

Lunch at Saga-city

Exploring Saga-city

  Saga Castle History Museum. Saga Shrine, Mietsu Naval Dock

Transfer to Fukuoka using Kyushu Expressway, 1 hour  

18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka-city 


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Note : we can arrange any other destinations considering your preferences for making

           your own plan.



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