1-day Trip SAGA

ROUTE MAP

Yamauchi Roadside Station
“Kurokami no Sato”

Takeo Onsen Romon Gate

Mifuneyama Rakuen

Toyotamahime-jinja Shrine

Siebold’s footbath

Hizen Yoshida-yaki Pottery Hall

Soan Yokocho (Yudofu)

ACCESS

  • Singapore Fukuoka (Fukuoka Airport) About 6h15min
  • Fukuoka Airport Hakata Sta. About 10min

RAIL PASS

JR Kyushu Rail Pass

The JR Kyushu rail pass for shinkansen makes your trip around Kyushu very convenient. The JR Kyushu Rail Pass allows you to get on an off any Shinkansen, Limited Express, Special Express or local trains run by JR Kyushu. There are 2 kinds of passes, one is limited to the North-Kyushu area while the other covers the whole island. Both are available for either a 3-day or 5-day time span.

Official Site

START

10:00

Hakata Sta.

About 40 min Saga Sta.

About 55 min

12:00

Yamauchi Roadside Station “Kurokami no Sato”

Yamauchi Roadside Station “Kurokami no Sato”

Enjoy lunch surrounded by nature at this roadside station, a perfect resting place for those traveling by car. Arita ware and fresh local-grown vegetables are sold here. You are also sure to find some good souvenirs.

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About 15 min

13:00

Takeo Onsen Romon Gate

Takeo Onsen Romon Gate

The symbol gate of Takeo Onsen, well known as the “hot spring of beauty.” Its bright vermilion color and the construction uniquely designed and built without using nails will amaze you. A popular photo spot!

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About 10 min

13:30

Mifuneyama Rakuen

Mifuneyama Rakuen

A Japanese landscape garden nestled at the foot of a mountain 210 meters in height. Various flowers bloom according to the season, creating fantastic scenery year round. About 20,000 azaleas in spring and colored leaves in autumn are must-sees.

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About 20 min

15:00

Toyotamahime-jinja Shrine

Toyotamahime-jinja Shrine

The deity of water is immortalized in this shrine. The deity of beautiful skin, who is considered to bestow divine favor in this regard, is also enshrined in the precincts. Don't forget to offer prayers for beautiful skin!

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About 5 min

15:30

Siebold’s footbath

Siebold’s footbath

No admission fee is required. This footbath improves your blood circulation and warms up your entire body. All the signs are in several foreign languages. Communication with local people may also warm your heart.

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About 10 min

16:00

Hizen Yoshida-yaki Pottery Hall

Hizen Yoshida-yaki Pottery Hall

After taking a hot spring bath, why not try creating some pottery? Your own original pottery is sure to be a good memory of the trip. Colorful ceramic wares can also be purchased here.

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About 10 min

17:00

Soan Yokocho (Yudofu)

Soan Yokocho (Yudofu)

Dine on a gorgeous local specialty that will melt in your mouth! Yokocho is a well-established restaurant and the birthplace of famous Ureshino local dish “hot spring yudofu (boiled tofu)”. The restaurant is well known, having been introduced on various media and Japanese “gourmet manga”.

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