A street lined with stone walls and a spring water canal running down the center commemorates the old samurai section of Shimabara. more …
The picturesque spot
The Samurai streethas colorful Koi (carp) swimming in the
canals, and old Samurai housesin the west .
Approximately 1,500 carp swim in the beautiful canal, their
forms add elegance to Shimabara, a city of fresh springs.
Site of Historic Battle field of Shimabara Rebellion Harajo Castle ruin is located in Minami-arima in Shimabara
and the Battle field of Shimabara Rebellion which was a
peasant uprising agaist bakufu’s persecution of Christians
under the leadership of Amakusa Shiro in 1637.