Travel through time at the Yoshinogari Ruins, while Karatsu Castle and Yutoku Inari Shrine, one of the three largest Inari shrines in Japan, are also places of note.
Saga is also famous for its quirky events; a popular event held in early November (often coinciding with Karatsu Kunchi, another famous festival) is the Saga International Balloon Fiesta, one of the largest hot air balloon competitions in the world. The Kashima “Gatalympics” in May and/or June involve competitions done on mudflats, resulting in pretty much everyone being covered in mud.
Taking place annually from mid-February to early March, the Ushio Bairin Plum Festival welcomes spring's arrival in a spectacular..
Saga's Ogi Park is a picturesque spot to visit during spring when the cherry blossoms are in bloom, and it was designated as..