Day 1 Nagasaki
One of Must visit destination in Kyushu. The city have many oversea countries cultures and the
significant Japanese histories like no other areas. In addition to above features, the geographical
conditions are creating fascinating tourism and now many tourists are visiting here.
Transfer to Nagasaki-city
Visiting Peace Park
Stay at Nagasaki–city , Western style Hotel, included breakfast
Dinner around JR Nagasaki station, local speciality Cuisines
Option : the following sites can be arranged as an option.
Night view of Mount Inasa
Where to explore
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
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 were injured.
Completed in 1955, ten years after the Atomic Bombing. The 9.7 meter high statue sitting on
a 4 meter tall pedestal, made by renown sculptor Kitamura Seibo who born in Nagasaki-
prefecture in 1884. The raised arm points to the threat of nuclear weapons and the out
stretched arm symbolizes peace.
Elegant international & domestic tourist harbour. Made up of around 20 unique shops and
restaurants lined up at the water front, offering various choices such Japanese, Western,
and Italian cuisine, to beauty salons, outdoor shops and more.
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.
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.
Located on Minami-Yamate hill in Nagasaki-city, Glover Garden has nine Western style buildings
including the Glover’s Residence built in 1863 and is Japan’s oldest wooden Western–style building
registered on the UNESCO World Heritage. 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.
Nishizaka hill is the most significant Christian Pilgrimage site in Japan. The 26 Martyrs of Japan
were a group of Catholics who were executed by crucifixion on February 5, 1597.Their martyrdom
is especially significant in the history of the Catholic Church in Japan. In 1637, St. Lorenzo Luiz
from Philippines martyred here at Nishizaka hill.
The museum behind the monument is devoted to the memory of the martyrs and to Christianity in
Japan in general. Its interior is reminiscent of a church with stained-glass windows, making for
atmospheric viewing of the exhibits. On display are artifacts related to Christianity in Japan,
including old documents, statues and jewelry.
The world’s only Confucian shrine built outside China by Chinese hands First built in 1893
by Chinese residents of Nagasaki with the support of the Ch’ing Dynasty government, the
shrine was designed to serve as a place of worship and learning for the Chinese community,
and housed a Confucian sanctuary and primary school.
Hashima coal mining island is an artificial reclaimed island and the site of Japan’s first major
undersea coal exploitation pioneered by Mitsubishi. Hashima Island is located 3 km southwest of
Takashima. Now Hashima is a ruins called “Gunkanjima”, so called after its resemblance to the
silhouette of a battleship.
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.