Home Japan Travel Guide Kyushu Saga

While Saga prefecture in southern-located island Kyushu in Japan might not be a typical destination for international tourists, it has plenty to offer in terms of nature, crafts, and history. Pottery from Saga is known all over the world as Arita pottery, and it is possible to make your own souvenir here. But as you can see in this travel guide, there is more to do in Saga!

You can learn more about the Yayoi period of more than 2000 years ago in Yoshinogari Park. There are many other historical sites such as shrines and temples, and you can find some great onsen towns.

  • Karatsu


    Karatsu Castle, Takatori’s Old Residence, wild natural scenery, and pottery beautiful in its minimalist simplicity are just some of the attractions that Karatsu in Kyushu, Japan has to offer. Find out what to include on your Karatsu itinerary!

  • Pottery Towns Arita and Imari

    Pottery Towns Arita and Imari

    Arita and Imari are small towns that are located in Saga Prefecture. They have been known as towns of pottery for about 400 years.

  • Yoshinogari Archaeological Site

    Yoshinogari Archaeological Site

    Yoshinogari is an important archaeological site located on the plain of Saga Prefecture. By visiting this site you can get a rough image of a Japanese village of about 2,000 years ago.