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Nagasaki Perfecture

Nagasaki perfecture is in Kyushu region on Honshu Island. Perfecture capital Hiroshima city is km from Toyko.

World Heritage Site :
Cities :

Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining

Location:
Nagasaki City
Travel Information:
Honours:
World Heritage Site

Glover House

The house of Thomas Blake Glover who played a role in modernization of shipbuilding, coal mining and other industrialisation in Japan.

Interior of Glover House

Glover House is the first western architectural building in Japan.It was built in 1863.

Nagasaki City

Location:
km from Tokyo
travel Information:
hours from Tokyo by JR line

Nagasaki Peace Park

The Peace Statue and other memorials in the park commemorates the atomic bombing of the city.

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Hypocentre

Hypocentre of the atomic bombing on 9 August 1945.

Confucius Temple

The temple was first built in 1893 and claimed to be the only one built by chinese labour outside China. The funds for construction was contributed by the Qing government. The land belongs to China and is managed by Chinese embassy in Tokyo.

Oura Church

Oura chruch is the oldest standing church in Japan built in 1864 during the Edo period for the foreign merchants staying in Nagasaki.

Site of Former Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank Nagasaki Branch

Nagasaki Streetcar

Castella Shop

There are many shops specialised in selling the traditional Nagasaki specialty Castella cake especially in tourist areas.

Nagasaki Castella

Castella was introduced to Japan in the 16th century by Portuguese merchants.

Glover Garden Ringer House

An area for foreigners in Nagasaki during the end of the Edo period. Many western buildings were built around the hill. In the 1970s, the area became as a park. House of Frederick Ringer who stayed in Nagasaki from 1865 to 1907 and contributed greatly to trade and moderisation in Nagasaki and Japan.

Glover Garden

View of Nagasaki from Glover Garden.

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