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Gunkan-jima island cruise


The cruise ship take you exploring Tachibana bay from Nagasaki port and landing on Hashima

island. The site has been registered on UNESCO World Heritages as Sites of Japan’s Meiji

Industrial Revolution.

Now Hashima is a ruins called “Gunkanjima”, so called after its resemblance to the

silhouette.  Hashima Island is located 3 km southwest of Takashima, and it was the success of

Takashima that led Mitsubishi to purchase this island, both islands giving access to the same

undersea coal deposit.






Hashima coal mining island is an artificial reclaimed island and the site of Japan’s first major

undersea coal exploitation pioneered by Mitsubishi – and host to one of the world’s most

extraordinary former mining communities





General information  

Address Hashima Takashima, Nagasaki-city

about 40 by a ferry from Nagasaki port



 - Nagasaki travel guide