Toyoko Inn Saga-Eikimae

Address: 1-10-36 Ekimaechuo, Saga, Saga, Kyushu-Okinawa, 840-0801, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located in the Saga Station area of Saga.
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    Travel Blogs from Saga

    Arita and nearby pottery towns

    A travel blog entry by rbfromnj on Oct 14, 2013

    2 comments, 177 photos

    Today's entry is dedicated to my cousin Sara, who, early in the trip, advised me to talk to strangers. This afternoon, I took the train from Saga (where I am staying at the Toyoko Inn at the train station) to Arita, my favorite pottery town. I made the same commute yesterday, but I didn't have time to finish shopping at all the stores in the …

    Ceramics Country

    A travel blog entry by rbfromnj on Oct 11, 2010

    I'm now in Saga, which is central to many of the pottery towns in Kyushu. The transition from Okayama to Saga has been startling--there really is a lot less English understood here! At the train station this afternoon, I gave the staff in the ticket office a list of times and stations (in English) and they had trouble reading the names of the …

    Day 11 journey to the home of ramen...

    A travel blog entry by daveheidibaker on Apr 08, 2015

    4 photos

    Today we said goodbye to our lovely hosts on Yakushima and Made our way back to the ferry port dropping off our little car on the way. The sea was a little choppy on the way back and we could see from the weather report that the temperature had dropped on the mainland in our absence. We took a taxi to the station on arrival and boarded a train to Fukuoka. Back on the shinkansen we were again treated ...

    Soaking up the culture

    A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 07, 2015

    2 comments, 26 photos

    ... to it all. Quite reminiscent of Shanghai in the 1930's.

    There was also an interesting exhibit about the Hakata Gion Yamakasa, which is a local festival in this area. It's origins are based on festivals that used to occur in earlier days to pray against diseases, especially in the face of the hot, steamy summers. The Yamakasa (float) used to be part of a quiet festival with the huge structures paraded through the various districts, but sometime in ...

    A little out of the way

    A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 06, 2015

    21 photos

    ... all other temples in the region, now only a bronze Bonsho bell, which is the oldest one in Japan, and a few Buddhist statues survive. The temple looked rather rundown, but some construction work was being done on the adjoining Ordination Hall, so perhaps it will be revitalised. There were a few Japanese visitors while we were there, but not the crowds attending the Temangu Shrine.

    On our way home, we ran into a group of women ...