Shimabara is located at the base of an active volcano, Unzen. Because Shimabara is close to mountains, Shimabara is known to have beautiful spring water.
Nagasaki is famous for many historical places; however, If you are looking for a place where you can visit with little children who are getting bored of history lessons, I really recommend you a zoo called Nagasaki Bio Park. It is the most amazing zoo that I have ever been to.
Japan has an abundance of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (18 in total) including an amazing 17 sites in Kyoto which are classified as one under the title “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”.
Hashima, or Gunkanjima ("Battleship Island") as it later came to be known, is an abandoned island about 15 to 20 km away from Nagasaki prefecture.
The World’s Largest Illumination Event named, “HIKARI NO OKOKU” will be held at HUIS TEN BOSCH in Nagasaki Prefecture.
Japan's southern island of Kyushu has way too many autumn-leaf viewing spots to introduce them all to you here, so let us show you some of the best spots in Saga and Nagasaki.
Nagasaki Kunchi is a autumn festival for Suwa Jinja Shrine, the local guardian deity for Nagasaki.