North Saga Area

2 day 1 night Course (Karatsu City)

North SAGA Area(Karatsu City)


StartFukuoka Airport

By Subway (1h 20min.)
Niji-no-Matsubara Station

Niji-no-Matsubara Niji-no-Matsubara Stretching along the Karatsu Bay coastline, this forest is approximately 5 km in length, 1 km wide and made up of around 1 million Japanese Black Pine trees.

By Train (10 min.)
JR Karatsu Station On Foot (5 min.)
Karatsu(Oteguchi)Bus Center By Bus (30 min.)
Yobuko Bus Stop

Yobuko Live Squid Yobuko Live Squid One of the best things about traveling is being able to try new foods. Yobuko's live squid sashimi is one of the must try local specialties in Saga. The ocean fresh, live squid sashimi stays transparent as it's prepared in just 30 seconds. Enjoy its smooth texture and sweet taste.

By Bus (20 min.)
Hadomisaki National Hostel Bus Stop(Hado Cape)

Hado Cape Hado Cape Hadomisaki is a small cape in Karatsu City. Not merely offering picturesque scenery, the Hadomisaki proximity is a resort area with an abundance of fun activities such as hiking, fishing, camping and swimming in the sea.

On Foot (3 min.)

Subsea Observation Tower Subsea Observation Tower The islands of the Genkai Sea can be seen from the deck of the 86m pier which connects to the subsea observation tower. From the subsea observation tower at a depth of 7 meters, visitors can see seasonal fish in their natural surroundings.

By Bus (20 min.)
Yobuko Bus Stop

There are various hotels and Japanese inns offering fresh and tasty seafood in Yobuko Area.


Yobuko Morning Market By Bus (30 min.)
Karatsu(Oteguchi)Bus Center On Foot (5 min.)

Karatsu-Yaki Exhibition Hall Karatsu-Yaki Exhibition Hall In Karatsu, you can also find baked pottery called Karatsu-Yaki. The outstanding work of 19 potteries are exhibited and sold at Karatsu-Yaki General Exhibition Hall and you can also try pottery painting yourself.

On Foot (4 min.)

The former Karatsu Bank central branch The former Karatsu Bank central branch The former Karatsu Bank central branch constructed in 1912 was supervised by Kingo Tatsuno, an architect born in Karatsu and designed by his dear disciple Minoru Tanaka.

On Foot (5 min.)

Hikiyama Exhibition Hall Hikiyama Exhibition Hall The hikiyama (or giant floats) which are the main stars of Kunchi, are on display all year round here.

On Foot (5 min.)

The Former Takatori Residence The Former Takatori Residence This is the former residence of Koreyoshi Takatori. The value of the residence was evaluated by many architects and Cultural Affairs Agencies and this residence was designated as a national important cultural property in 1998. You can enjoy the magnificence of Japanese original modern style architecture.

On Foot (15 min.)

Karatsu Castle Karatsu Castle This castle was constructed in 1608 by the first lord of the Karatsu Domain, Hirotaka Terasawashima- Nokami. The Maizuru Park located at the base of the castle is a famous spot to view cherry blossoms and wisteria flowers when they are in full bloom. Karatsu Castle is illuminated at night, making for a gorgeous sight to behold.

On Foot (25 min.)
JR Karatsu Station By Subway (1h 20min.)

GoalFukuoka Airport

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  • Doganshitato? SAGA TRAVEL SUPPORT
  • Kyushu Expressway Pass
  • KYUSHU-SAGA International AIRPORT
  • Saga Trip Genius YouTube Channel
  • Saga Tourism Brochure