Things to Do in Nagasaki

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If you're visiting Nagasaki, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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Sasebo lies on the western end of Japan, and is a hub for foreigners due to the presence of a U.S Navy base. The second largest city in Nagasaki Prefecture, Sasebo presents a vibrant option by the coast for visitors interested in urban and natural sightseeing.

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Visit Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and learn everything about the second atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki, the tragedy that happened, the path to recovery and the history of nuclear arms development. The building with an amazing architecture and design can be considered as an art form in its own too. 

Megane-bashi, Nagasaki

Megane-bashi is the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan and it got the nickname "Spectacles Bridge" due to the reflections of the arches in the river forming a pair of eyeglasses. 


For over 200 hundred years, the tiny island of Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor was Japan's only point of contact with the wider world.