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.
SPOT9 Founders of the confectionery manufacture which represents Japan
-Morinaga Taichiro (1865-1937) *The figure standing on the left
Founder of Morinaga & Co., Ltd. Launched "Milk Caramel" and achieved explosive sales.
-Ezaki Riichi (1882-1980) *The figure standing on the right
Founder of Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd. Launched Glico nutritional snacks containing glycogen, a nutritional element of oysters.
|Address||1-2 Shirayama, Saga City, Saga Prefecture (Across from the entrance of Shirayama shopping streets)|
|Official Name||偉人モニュメント（SPOT9）日本を代表するお菓子メーカーの創業者 森永太一郎、江崎利一|
|Access||Approx. 13 minutes from JR Saga Station|
|Contact||Cultural Affairs Division, Saga Prefecture|
|MAPCODE||87 321 216*72|