FAQ（Frequently Asked Questions)
How about the Saga’s climate?
The climate of Saga is in general temperate. The mean temperature in summer is about 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) and about 5 degrees Celsius (41 degrees Fahrenheit) in winter (January and February). We seldom have snow fall in winter.
When is good season to visit Saga?
It is difficult to pick up one season because there are many enjoyable sights and attractions all the year around. We would recommend autumn as best season to travel around Saga. There are a couple of sights well-known for its autumn foliage in mid-November. A traditional cultural event of Karatsu Kunchi is held 2-4 November and Saga International Balloon Festival Fiesta, a sports competition and fun events of hot air balloon, starts in the end of October.
I don’t speak Japanese. Is it difficult to travel around Saga?
A Frankly speaking you may find that people in Saga are too shy to talk to you in English unlike people in urban area such as Tokyo or Osaka. However Saga people are honest and warmhearted. They try to help you as much as possible when you have problem. So do not hesitate traveling around Saga and try to communicate with local people to discover Saga’s charms. Saga prefecture has recently launched a round-a-clock Call Centre (Beta version until January 2015) which assists you in communicating with local people. Call +81-952-20-1601 or Skype: sagacall_f1 (Call can be accepted from both within and outside Japan.)
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