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Saga

3.3
Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites · Sacred & Religious Sites
Saga is the capital city of Saga Prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu, Japan.Saga was the capital of Saga Domain in the Edo period, and largest city of former Hizen Province.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 234,453 and a population density of 543 persons per km². The total area is 431.84 km².On October 1, 2005, Saga absorbed the towns of Fuji, Morodomi and Yamato (all from Saga District) and the village of Mitsuse (from Kanzaki District) to create the new and expanded city of Saga. With this creation, the city now neighbors the city of Fukuoka (in Fukuoka Prefecture).On October 1, 2007 the towns of Higashiyoka, Kawasoe, and Kubota (all from Saga District) were also incorporated into Saga, further expanding its borders.
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Hidden gems in Saga

Nannyo Shrine
Religious Site
Nannyo Shrine
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum ©
Architectural Building
Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mitsuse Soba Road
Landmark
Mitsuse Soba Road
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Sagajo Park ©
Architectural Building
Sagajo Park
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Saga

Huis Ten Bosch ©
Theme Park
Huis Ten Bosch Sasebo
3.6
Duration: 8 hours
Kumamoto Castle ©
Castle
Kumamoto Castle Kumamoto
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
History Museum
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum Nagasaki
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Glover Garden ©
Garden
Glover Garden Nagasaki
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Popular things to do in Saga

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Saga 21 Century Kenmin no Mori
Outdoor Activity
Saga 21 Century Kenmin no Mori
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Yamato Chuo Park Hanashobuen
Garden
Yamato Chuo Park Hanashobuen
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Nikita Shrine ©
Religious Site
Nikita Shrine
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Kasegawa Ryokuchi Park
Park
Kasegawa Ryokuchi Park
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Saga

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Kōden-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Kōden-ji Temple
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
House of Yamaguchi Family
Historic Site
House of Yamaguchi Family
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Yodohime Shrine ©
Religious Site
Yodohime Shrine
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
Yoka Shrine ©
Religious Site
Yoka Shrine
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Parks in Saga

Higata Yoka Park ©
Park
Higata Yoka Park
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Kyoseki Park ©
Park
Kyoseki Park
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Jukkaen
Garden
Jukkaen
3.9
Duration: 1 hour
Kono Park ©
Garden
Kono Park
3.7
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Saga

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Okuma Memorial Museum ©
History Museum
Okuma Memorial Museum
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Saga Balloon Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Saga Balloon Museum
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Yoshijimake Dantsu Museum
Art Gallery
Yoshijimake Dantsu Museum
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Chokokan ©
Specialty Museum
Chokokan
3.3
Duration: 1 hour

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