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.
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.
Location of Kashima
|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|