8 Sights in Nagasaki, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Nagasaki, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Nagasaki, Japan.

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1. Glover Garden

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Glover Garden is a park in Nagasaki, Japan, built for Thomas Blake Glover, a Scottish merchant who contributed to the modernization of Japan in shipbuilding, coal mining, and other fields. In it stands the Glover Residence, the oldest Western-style house surviving in Japan and Nagasaki's foremost tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: Glover Garden (EN)

2. Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

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The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is in the city of Nagasaki, Japan. The museum is a remembrance to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by the United States of America 9 August 1945 at 11:02:35 am. Next to the museum is the Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, built in 2003. The bombing marked a new era in war, making Nagasaki a symbolic location for a memorial. The counterpart in Hiroshima is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. These locations symbolize the nuclear age, remind visitors of the vast destruction and indiscriminate death caused by nuclear weapons, and signify a commitment to peace.

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3. Nagasaki Peace Park

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Nagasaki Peace Park is a park located in Nagasaki, Japan, commemorating the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II. It is next to the Atomic Bomb Museum and near the Peace Memorial Hall.

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4. Hypocenter

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The United States detonated two atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August 1945, respectively. The two bombings killed between 129,000 and 226,000 people, most of whom were civilians, and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in armed conflict.

Wikipedia: Atomic bombing of Nagasaki (EN)

5. Oura Catholic Church

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The Basilica of the Twenty-Six Holy Martyrs of Japan (日本二十六聖殉教者聖堂) also Ōura Church is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and Co-cathedral in Nagasaki, Japan, built soon after the end of the Japanese government's Seclusion Policy in 1853. It is also known as the Church of the 26 Japanese Martyrs. For many years it was the only Western-style building declared a national treasure, and is said to be the oldest Christian church in Japan.

Wikipedia: Basilica of the Twenty-Six Holy Martyrs of Japan (Nagasaki) (EN)

6. Hypocenter Monument

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Hypocenter Monument Micha L. Rieser / Attribution

In a narrow sense, the hypocenter refers to the center of the explosion of nuclear weapons such as the atomic bomb. In a broad sense, it refers to the center of a powerful bomb explosion. In addition, the place where a major incident occurs or where a major epidemic or social phenomenon occurs is also sometimes called the hypocenter.

Wikipedia: 爆心地 (JA)

7. Urakami Cathedral

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The Immaculate Conception Cathedral (無原罪の聖母司教座聖堂) also St. Mary's Cathedral, often known as Urakami Cathedral after its location Urakami, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Motoomachi, Nagasaki, Japan.

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8. Nagasakishi Noguchiyataro Memorial Museum

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The Yataro Noguchi Memorial Museum of Art is an art museum located in Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. It exhibits the works of Yataro Noguchi, a representative painter in the postwar Japan-Western art world.

Wikipedia: 長崎市野口彌太郎記念美術館 (JA)

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