Saga10-11 May 2020

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.



DAY110 May

  • Tara Town
  • Kashima City
  • Ureshino City
  • Shiroishi Town
  • Takeo City
  • Arita Town
  • Imari City
  • Genkai Town
  • Karatsu City

Celebration site:Karatsu City

DAY211 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

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.