Imari Fishing Port in Imari
Imari Fishing Port Guide
Imari Fishing Port is located in the city of Imari in Saga, Japan. The approximate latitude and longitude of the port is 33.2617° N, 129.8809° E.
The port has a long history dating back to the Edo period (1603-1868) when it was an important hub for trade and transportation. In the Meiji period (1868-1912), the port was developed for fishing and it has been an important fishing port ever since.
The port is known for its fresh and delicious catch, including squid, octopus, mackerel, and tuna. Visitors can watch the fishermen unload their catch and even purchase it directly from them. The port also has several seafood restaurants where visitors can enjoy the local delicacies.
Aside from the fishing activities, Imari Fishing Port also offers a beautiful view of the sea and the surrounding mountains. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the port and enjoy the scenery. There is also a nearby park where visitors can relax and have a picnic.
The port holds several events throughout the year, including a tuna auction in January and a squid festival in November. These events are a great opportunity for visitors to experience the local culture and cuisine.
Imari Fishing Port is easily accessible by car or public transportation. From Imari Station, take the bus bound for Higashi Yamamoto and get off at the Imari Fishing Port stop. The port is also a short drive from the Imari IC on the Nagasaki Expressway.