The tidal mudflats of the Ariake Sea have become very popular as a place where you can have fun in the mud. Visitors can try their hand at fishing for the creatures living in this unique environment. Prior reservations required.
Along the coast of the Ariake Sea, there are numerous seafood grills where customers can pick out the ingredients they want to eat. Customers come from all over Japan to taste the seafood here.
Shiota-cho is a historic town that developed thanks to the big differential between high tide and low tide in the Ariake Sea. Numerous warehouses and residences were built by wealthy merchants and these have been carefully preserved by the local population.
From Tokyo, flights to Saga Airport take about two hours. The best way to get around the area is by taxi or rental car.