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Glover Garden 
# 3   of 13 most visited
sights in Nagasaki

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Glover House

Glover Garden is an open air museum, exhibiting mansions of former Western residents of Nagasaki. It is located on the hill where Western merchants settled down after the end of Japan's era of seclusion in the second half of the 19th century.

The exhibited buildings include the mansions of British merchants Frederick Ringer and William Alt and the former residence of Thomas Glover, a Scottish merchant. A nice panorama of the city can be enjoyed from the garden.

No.2 Dock House
View onto Nagasaki City

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How to get there
Glover Garden is a five minute walk from "Ouratenshudo-shita" tram station on the line number 5. The entrance is just next to the Oura Catholic Church.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 18:00 (longer hours in summer and during peak seasons)
Admission ends 20 minutes before closing time.
Closed:No closing days.
Admission:610 yen

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