Saga10-11 May 2020

Information posted here may be subject to change.

Places of interest

Arita Town・aritayaki
Arita Town・aritayaki
Yoshinogari Town、 Kanzaki City・ YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK
Yoshinogari Town、 Kanzaki City・ YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK

The Torch Relay in Saga will start in the southern town of Tara, and will journey through the western part of the prefecture, making its way to the city of Karatsu where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the city of Kiyama, travelling across the eastern part of the prefecture, arriving in the city of Saga for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Saga will include: the town of Arita, famous for its 400-year old porcelain known as Arita-yaki; Takeo Onsen Tower Gate, featuring a unique vermilion colour gate; YOSHINOGARI HISTORICAL PARK, offering a glimpse into the daily life during the Yayoi Period from 300 BC to 300 AD; the terraced paddy fields in the hills of Hamanoura in the town of Genkai, offering a spectacular view of the sunset.


Detailed route

  • DAY1
  • DAY2

Detailed schedule

10 May.
Tara Town
Kashima City
Ureshino City
Shiroishi Town
Takeo City
Arita Town
Imari City
Genkai Town
Karatsu City

Celebration site: Karatsu City

11 May.
Kiyama Town
Tosu City
Miyaki Town
Kamimine Town
Yoshinogari Town・ Kanzaki City
Ogi City
Taku City
Omachi Town・Kohoku Town
Saga City

Celebration site: Saga City