Saga Ureshino Spa Taishoya
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... ago, its traditional and the process is intricate, it was the blue and white and almost cartoon figures ,this time, nothing really outstanding here to like, but a great Family ,with many tales to tell, and all so interesting. Lunch next at a rather strange Castle, not real of course, but impressive, we didn’t eat in the building ,but at slightly humble place to the side, the food was a buffet, and outstanding, Japanese, which was as it should be, ...
... for the whole trip, telling about the history of the area and pointing out interesting sites along the way. At times, he would sing some songs from the area as he poled. We passed by many houses along the shore, wildlife including herons, turtles, and ducks, and interesting monuments, statues, and flowers. We passed under 13 bridges, some so low that we all had to duck down very low in the boat in order to avoid hitting our heads. We were on the boat ...
... Japan's oldest stone bridge (1634). - Walked through Chinatown. - Walked to the Dutch Slopes, just a residential area now - walked up to (but not through) Glover Gardens, where Scotsman Thomas Glover used to reside - visited Kōshi-byō, the only Confucian shrine built by the Chinese outside of China and the land is technically Chinese territory - walked to Dejima, the Portuguese ...
WE DID: - caught the train from Fukuoka (Hakata) to Nagasaki. As it's the start of Golden Week, a national holiday in Japan the reserved seat tickets had sold out by the time we got round to buying them so we turned up at the station an hour early to queue on the platform for seats - we were first in the queue and managed to get some along with space for our bags, for the 2 hour train journey. - visited the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Memorial Hall ...
It must be said that Saga does not feature large on any tourist list that we have seen, certainly not in Lonely Planet. However, much to our surprise, we found it quite an interesting area.
However, it would seem that not many English speaking tourists go to Saga, and we found there was less English spoken here than anywhere else we have been. Despite all that, we seem to have learned how to find out what we want to know in relation to buses and timetables, and we ...