The full-size monument of 25 great figures related to Saga, who actively participated in various fields around the end of Edo period and Meiji Restoration were set up at 9 places on the central street of Saga City according to the "Hizen Saga Bakumatsu-Meiji Restoration Expo" which is held all around the prefecture from March 17, 2018 to January 14, 2019.
Enjoy walking around historical sites in towns of Saga while learning about the achievements of each figure who has accomplished great feats.
SPOT7 Social educationists who strived for youth education
-Tazawa Yoshiharu (1885-1944) *The figure standing on the left
Strived for education with his sworn ally, Shimomura Kojin for young farmers of rural farming villages who has no exposure to education.
-Shimomura Kojin (1884-1955) *The figure standing on the right
Strived for youth education with Tazawa. Wrote "Konohito wo miyo (Watch this man)"which is about Tazawa's life, and the masterpiece "The Story of Jiro".
|Address||1-2 Tojin, Saga City, Saga Prefecture (In front of I-PRIMO)|
|Access||Approx. 10 minutes from JR Saga Station|
|Contact||Cultural Affairs Division, Saga Prefecture|
|MAPCODE||87 321 425*18|