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Located in Saga Prefecture (佐賀県) on Kyushu Island (九州), Karatsu (唐津) is a city filled with the beauty of Japanese culture. The city was an important trading port in the past because of its proximity to China and Korea. Karatsu’s name has its origin from the words "kara (唐),"...

Aside from experiencing the beautiful sights and culture of Japan, one of the main highlights to take when visiting the country is to try out the local dishes. There are many foods to sample in Japan and surely getting a first-hand experience is the best way to remember some...

At some Japanese festivals, it is not uncommon for the festivities to be adorned by beautiful floats being paraded along the streets on certain events. In the city of Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, a small museum known as Hikiyama Float Exhibition Hall houses 14 very old large parade floats which...

Saga is a prefecture located in the northwestern part of Kyushu in Japan. Due to its adjacency to mainland Asia and longer trade relations with neighboring countries, there have emerged some unique dance traditions in Kyushu. One of such is the folk dance native to Saga called 'Menburyu'. Menburyu plaza.rakuten.co.jp/ Menburyu...

Japanese ceramics made their way to different continents of the world a long time ago. There are many variations of ceramic wares in Japan from the most simple designs to the most aesthetic designs. But one of the most notable and beautiful of them is Imari Porcelain. r.gnavi.co.jp/ Imari Porcelain carries...

What do you look for in a tourist attraction? Maybe for your holiday destinations you consider what will be fun for all the family, particularly if you're travelling with kids. Perhaps you look for somewhere of historical and cultural value – somewhere you can learn something new or discover...

Every year in Saga Prefecture, there is an event that attracts many people from all parts of the country, even the world. retrip.jp/ Whether you're a participant, a viewer, or just a passersby, the Saga International Balloon Fiesta is a sight to love in Autumn. Saga International Balloon Fiesta (佐賀インターナショナルバルーンフェスタ) anibee.tv/ The Saga...

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