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.
SPOT5 Pioneers of modern architecture
-Tatsuno Kingo (1854-1919) *The figure standing on the right
Engaged in the construction of central branch of Bank of Japan and Tokyo Station, which are nationally important cultural properties.
-Sone Tatsuzo (1852-1937) *The figure sitting on the left
Engaged in the construction of the first business district in Marunouchi, Tokyo.
|Address||2-7 Tojin, Saga City, Saga Prefecture (In front of the central branch of Saga Bank)|
|Access||Approx. 7 minutes from JR Saga Station|
|Contact||Cultural Affairs Division, Saga Prefecture|
|MAPCODE||87 321 724*57|