Saga10-11 May 2020
Places of interest
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.
The municipalities on the route
Celebration site: Karatsu City
|Yoshinogari Town・ Kanzaki City|
|Omachi Town・Kohoku Town|
Celebration site: Saga City