Nagasaki

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Nagasaki (長崎) is an attractively situated port city on the island of Kyushu and the capital of Nagasaki Prefecture.

As one of Japan's closest port cities to the Asian mainland, Nagasaki has played a prominent role in foreign trade relations for many centuries and was the most important of only a very few ports open to restricted numbers of foreign traders during Japan's period of isolation. In more recent history, Nagasaki became the second city after Hiroshima to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the end of World War II.

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Gunkanjima

Abandoned island off Nagasaki's coast.

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Mount Inasa

One of Japan's three best night views.

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Glover Garden

Open air park exhibiting Western mansions.

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Dejima

Former district reserved for Dutch traders.

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Oura Church

Japan's most famous Christian church.

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Dutch Slope

Pleasant city area with steep slopes.

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Chinatown

Shinchi, Nagasaki's Chinatown.

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Side Trips from Nagasaki

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Huis Ten Bosch

Amusement Park themed after a Dutch town.

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Hirado

Former site of the Dutch trading post.

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Sotome

Rural coast north of the city with churches.

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Hotel Cuore Nagasaki Ekimae

Business hotel just a few steps from Nagasaki Station and the bus terminal.

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Hotel Monterey Nagasaki

This atmospheric hotel is one of the best values in town.

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JR Kyushu Hotel Nagasaki

Conveniently located adjacent to Nagasaki Station.

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