Saga is a Japanese city with both natural beauty and historical relevance. It is located on the island of Kyushu and is the capital of the Saga Prefecture. The location of the city faces the Korean Peninsula, and this led to the city becoming an important point of trade with the continent. Chinese and Korean cultures influenced the area which can still be see in various sites today.
Saga has a couple noteworthy attractions that make for fascinating exploration. Like many Japanese cities, there is a castle to be visited. Saga Castle has been mostly restored after repeated fires and an eventual deconstruction. More than 400 years old, the castle today hosts the Saga Castle Museum of History. Another great area to visit for a look into the area’s history is the Yayoi archaeological site of Yoshinogari Historical Park. A family-friendly day can be had in Kono Park which has a small amusement park on the southern end. For a day taking in the landscape, Rainbow Pine Grove and the sea-eroded caverns of Nanatsu-gama are top destinations.
Saga is easy to reach with the Saga Airport
and JR Nagasaki Line serving the city. Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Saga for hotels and must-see destinations.