This signature Saga Prefecture sweet is made with adzuki beans, sugar, starch syrup and agar.
Narikin means becoming rich overnight. The bun is named after the old coal barons in Nogata and other mining towns in central Fukuoka Prefecture.
This sphere-shaped sugar candy, which has its roots in Portugal, is known for its spiky protrusions.
From Tokyo, it takes about 2 hours to Kyushu-Saga International Airport. To reach Takeo from Saga, take the JR Kyushu Sasebo Line. Iizuka, Nogata and Kurosaki can be accessed on the Chikuho Line.