The Onsen resort, has 1200 years history
Takeo is located in the western part of Saga-prefecture.
The hot spring temperature is 18 to 52 degrees. Spring quality is smooth with alkaline simple
hot spring. It is said that the color is colorless and transparent and has an outstanding effect
on recovery from fatigue.
The landmark of Takeo Onsen.
Romon Gate, which was designed by a renowned architect in the Meiji Era, Kingo Tatsuno,
and is at the entrance of the Onsen area.
Beautiful Japanese Garden, located in the southwestern foot of Mifuneyama
Construction of the garden took about 3 years and completed in 1845, the area is about 5ha.
The dynamic cliffs of Mifuneyama Mountain can be seen from the gardesn.
One of the oldest Camphor tree in Japan.
The tree is one of the largest in Japan and over 3,000 years old. Designated a natural monument
of the city. It is 30 m high, has a circumference of 20 m, and its branches extend 30 m east-west
and 33 m north-south.
|Address||City hall : 12-30 Oaza-showa, Takeo-cho, Takeo-city, Saga-prefecture|
25 minutes by a vehicle from Arita
50 minutes by a vehicle from Saga-city
80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
60 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
|Population||48,000 Population density 250|