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Lantern Festival
ランタン祭り

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It was once a festival to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year but has now been expanded to a big festival

which decorates the winter of Nagasaki.

The downtown is decorated by 15,000 lanterns. Meanwhile, various Chinese-style events are held.

The date of the festival is different depending on years.

It is held during 15 days in the winter season.

 

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 Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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-Historic Sites 

On August 9, 1945, Nagasaki was bombed by an atomic bomb.Documents and photographs of the damage by an atomic bomb,a par...

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 Nagasaki Peace Park

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-Historic Sites 

It is from the Atomic Bomb Museum, a monument is built here and naturally becomes the Peace park.It was said that tree a...

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 Oura Church

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-Historic Sites 

It is a Catholic church and an existing oldest wooden Gothic building in Japan which was built in 1865.The official name...

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 Glover Mansion

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-Historic Sites 

Glover Mansion was built in 1863 where a Scottish businessman called Thomas Brake Glover once lived.It is the oldest one...

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 Twenty-six Martyrs Museum

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-Historic Sites 

In the Medieval Ages, Japan prohibited the Christianity.However, many people believed in the Christianity surreptitiousl...

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 Mount Inasa

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-Othres 

It is a mountain in the west of Nagasaki with 300 meters high of sea level.The area is a park, also the landmark of Naga...

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 Meganebashi Bridge

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-Historic Sites 

It is the oldest arched stone bridge in Japan.Tourists may feel history through walking along the banks of River Nakashi...

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 Sofuku-ji Temple

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-Temples 

The temple was built by a Chinese living in Nagasaki in the Edo period, so it is Chinese stylish.It is completely differ...

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 Kofuku-ji Temple

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-Temples 

The temple was also built by a Chinese, so it is a Chinese-style temple.As it is painted red, it is called the‘Red Templ...

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 Shofuku-ji Temple

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-Temples 

Shofuku-ji Temple was built in the Edo period.It is different from other temples in Nagasaki by not being painted red,bu...

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 Kagetsu

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-Historic Sites  -Food 

Kagetsu is a restaurant which has been operating since 1642.The building is worth seeing the inside and outside once to ...

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 Kaminoshima Church

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-Historic Sites 

Kaminoshima  was an island at the entrance of Nagasaki Portbut has been reclaimed and is connected to the mainland.It is...

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 Gunkanjima Island

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-Historic Sites 

Its official name is Hashima Island which looks like a warship seen from the distant.Gunkan means warship in Japanese. I...

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