Saga Japan

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Saga ( 佐賀 ) [1] is a small and rustic prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is famous for pottery and pre-historic village ruins.

You can look at Yoshinogari remains吉野ケ里(よしのがり)遺跡from a train going to Hakata from Nagasaki. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement, dating back to the 3rd century B.C. Yoshinogari North Tomb, displaying the mystery of ancient age. The Yoshinogari Remains lie on the spacious hilly area over Kanzaki City and Yoshinogari-cho of Kanzaki-gun in the northeastern part of Saga. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement presumably dating back to the 3rd century B.C. were unearthed there, and excavation is still underway at the site. They are among the largest archeological remains in Japan. Yoshinogari is located in the northern part of Saga Prefecture. It is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Saga City and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Fukuoka.

Saga International Balloon Fiesta is held at the beginning of November every year just outside of Saga City along the Kase River. This is a very popular event and attracts competitors from all over the world.

Karatsu Kunchi is held at the beginning of November in Karatsu City. This is Saga's most famous festival and attracts around 1 million visitors every year.

Kashima Gatalympics is held every May in a small town called Hama, near Kashima City. This event involves playing a variety of sports in the mudflats of the Ariake Sea.

Imari Ton-Ten-Ton Festival is held for 3 days every year near the end of October. Located in Imari City, the festival is one of the three great fighting festivals in Japan. In the festival a crashing battle takes place between the two huge portable shrines, the Ara-mikoshi and the Danjiri. The name "Ton-Ten-Ton" represents the sound of drums used in the festival.

Photogallery Saga Japan:

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17 Tremendous Terraced Rice Fields

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Panoramio - Photo of A View of Saga City, 1979
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Sunset at the terraced rice fields, Hamanoura, Saga, Japan 浜野浦 ...
Panoramio - Photo of 河童群像 Kappa (Saga, Japan)

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