Saga travel guide
Saga is located in the Saga Plain where is spreading from the foot of Mt. Seburi.
And southern part of Saga is facing to Ariake Bay.
There is the Yoshinogari Remains where rice cultivation first began in Japan
2400 years ago.
And the place made a great contribution to the Japanese Industrial Revolution as
the starting place of industrialization.
Japan’s Industrial Modernization activity was started here in Saga.
The largest restored wooden building in Japan at 2,500m2, the
museum offers the unparalleled chance to experience a Japanese
castle from more than 175 years ago.
The shrine is designated as the special government shrine.
The shrine dedicated to Naomasa Nabeshima, who oversaw
the manufacture of Japan’s first modern Cannon.
Mietsu Naval Dock UNESCO World Heritage
This is the Japan’s first constructed Reflectance Furnace and it was
used for Japan’s first Cannon manufacturing. The reflectance furnace
was greatly contributed for initial stage of Japan’s Industrial
Saga International Balloon Fiesta
The largest hot air balloon competition in all of Asia with over
100 participating balloon teams from all over the world.
|Address||City hall : 1-1 Sakai-machi, Saga-city, Saga-prefecture|
50 minutes by a vehicle from Takeo
60 minutes by a vehicle from Arita
60 minutes by a vehicle from Karatsu
90 minutes by a vehicle from Yobuko
70 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
90 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city
|Population||234,000 Population density 540|