town in Kanzaki district, Saga prefecture, Japan

Yoshinogari (吉野ヶ里町) is a town of 16,000 people (2017) in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

Yoshinogari Historic Site


Get inEdit

By planeEdit

The closest airports are Saga Airport and Fukuoka Airport.

By trainEdit

Yoshinogari-kōen Station

Yoshinogari-kōen Station is on JR Kyushu's Nagasaki Main Line.

By carEdit

Expressways: Nagasaki Expressway (Higashi-Sefuri Interchange)

National Highways: Route 34 and Route 385

Prefectural Roads: Saga Prefectural Route 31, and Route 46

Get aroundEdit


  • 1 Yoshinogari Ruins (吉野ケ里(よしのがり)遺跡) (Yoshinogari is in the northern part of Saga Prefecture, about 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Saga City and about 30 km (19 mi) south of Fukuoka). You can look at from a train going to Hakata from Nagasaki. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement, dating back to the 3rd century BCE. The Yoshinogari Remains lie on the spacious hilly area over Kanzaki City and Yoshinogari-cho of Kanzaki-gun in the northeastern part of Saga. Remains of a ringed-dugout settlement presumably dating back to the 3rd century BCE were unearthed there, and excavation is still underway at the site. They are among the largest archaeological remains in Japan.    






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Routes through Yoshinogari
TosuMiyaki  N   S  KanzakiSaga

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