Day 1 Nagasaki
Self-guided 11 days Kyushu tour
The city in harmony with foreign countries cultures
Nagasaki-city has many oversea countries cultures and the significant Japanese
histories like no other areas. The fascinating Nagasaki-city has been created since
Japan began exchanging with foreign countries during the National isolation period.
Transfer to Nagasaki by JR Limited express train from Hakata to Nagasaki, 2 hours
Exploring Nagasaki, Tram is used for the following sites
Visiting Peace Park
Lunch at China town
Stay Western style hotel in Nagasaki-city
visit Mount Inasa
Where to explore
Established in 1955 near the Ground Zero where the Atomic bomb was dropped at 11:02 am
on Aug. 09, 1945. Peace Memorial Ceremony is held in front of the statue on August 9 every
year and the Mayor of Nagasaki makes the “Nagasaki peace declaration” for the whole world.
The museum exhibits a number of photograph that depict the devastation caused by atomic
bomb showing the lead-up to this tragic day, the history of the development of nuclear arms
and our desire for peace.
The plutonium Atomic bomb exploded about 500m over the central monument at 11:02 a.m. on
August 9, 1945. The most part of Nagasaki was destroyed, and a tremendous number of lives
were lost. And about 70,000 of Nagasaki’s 240,000 residents died instantly, and up to 60,000
Completed in 1955, ten years after the Atomic bomb. The 9.7 meter high statue sitting on
a 4 meter tall pedestal, made by renown sculptor Kitamura Seibo. The raised arm points to
the threat of nuclear weapons and the out-stretched arm symbolizes peace.
Nagasaki China town at shinchi is one of the big three china town in Japan. There are about 50
Chinese restaurants and many Chinese sundries shops in there.
Oura Cathedral / UNESCO World Heritage Hidden Christian sites
The Cathedral is one of the significant Christian Pilgrimage site in Japan. Established 1865, this
church is officially known as “Oura Cathedral, the Church of 26 Martyrs.” It was built by the French
priest Bernard Petitjean of Fier who had been dispatched by the Foreign Missionary Church of
Paris to dedicate prayers to the 26 saints martyred on Nishizaka hill.
Glover Garden / UNESCO World Heritage Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution
Located on Minami-Yamate hill in Nagasaki-city, Glover Garden has nine Western style buildings.
The Glover’s Residence built in 1863 and is Japan’s oldest wooden Western–style building
has been registered on UNESCO World Heritages as Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution.
The elegant scenery of Nagasaki harbor view from Glover Garden can be enjoyed.
Dejima was the fan-shaped artificial island in the bay of Nagasaki where was used as a Dutch
trading port and it was only open gateway to Europe during Japan’s National isolation of Edo
period from 1641 until 1853. At that time, many European technologies and cultures were
introduced here through Dutch.
It is a 333 meter high mountain in close distance to JR Nagasaki Station. The summit can be
reached by ropeway or car and offers great views over the city. And also, the magnificent night
views from Mount Inasa are ranked among Japan’s three best night views.
Most Hotels are located close to the main street and walking distance from Nagasaki tram
stations. And you can find many restaurants around the Hotels.