Street Spots in Saga Area

  • Tombai Wall Alleys
    Travel / Tourism
    Saga Nishimatsuura-gun Aritacho Kamikohira
    Tonbai walls are made from fireproof bricks used to build climbing kilns, disposable kiln tools, and pottery shards coated with red clay. A common sight along the lanes stretching from Arita's Giant Ginkgo Tree in Izumiyama to Arita Ceramic Art Museum in Odaru, they give the area the feel of a town dedicated to ceramics.
  • Takeo Onsen Ro Monasaichi
    Travel / Tourism
    Saga Pref. Takeoshi Takeochou Hot Springs Road
  • Izumiyama Minami Kawa Yoshihara Sen
    Travel / Tourism
    Saga Nishimatsuura-gun Aritacho Arita Sta.-Kami Arita Sta.

Saga Areas


Away from the fast-paced cities of mainland Japan, Kyushu’s Saga prefecture offers quaint towns and cities known for their traditional crafts, particularly ceramics. Rich in kaolin (a type of clay), Saga became the homeland of Arita ware, a delicate, decorative porcelain that is now celebrated worldwide and can be discovered in the towns of Arita, Imari, and Karatsu.

Saga Photo Album

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