Taste Local Life: Nagasaki's Historical Street Walking Tour

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This is a 3.5 hour walking tour with a local guide around specialized around Nagasaki’s Temple street, Nakadori shopping area and Eyeglass bridge. Nagasaki City is located in the northwest coast of Kyushu and has a unique natural landscape with many harbors and hills surrounding it. Nagasaki is a port city in the west of Japan which flourished through economical trades with China and Europe since ancient times. It is also known as an atomic bomb city where the Allied Army dropped an atomic bomb in August 1945. The city continues to share and strive for the importance of abolishing nuclear weapons and permanent peace to the world after the Second World War.

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A great way to travel in this lovely city. Easy to get around with clear signs. We'll move to Sofukuji temple by this tram from Nagasaki station.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sofukuji Temple

Sofukuji is a Rinzai temple built in the Nanchuan architectural style of China in 1629. Daimon Gate, Daeleon Hall (The Main Hall) is designated as a National Important Cultural Property of National Treasures. All of the Vermilion gates and buildings of “Sanmon, Gohodo, Shokoro and Maso-gate” are full of spectacular colors.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Kofukuji Temple

Kofukuji is also the birthplace of Japanese kidney beans, Mincho kanji characters, Kofukuji dining tables and so on. After Kofukuji, we will expeller the middle-aged shopping street with the oldest history of Nagasaki city.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Motenashiya

"Motenashi ya" is a tourist information center and souvenir shop operated by the landlady. It is located near Megane Bridge in Nagasaki. Useful maps and materials on touring Nagasaki, as well as highly-selected fashionable Nagasaki souvenirs are available. There is also a free space for relaxation, complete with electrical outlets for charging devices.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spectacles Bridge (Meganebashi)

The Spectacles Bridge is the oldest arcuate stone bridge in existence born in 1634. During that time, it was considered part of the Kofukuji entrance for the native Chinese. The heart-shaped stone wall is regarded as a wonderful spot embedded with the revetment of the Nakajima river.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hamamachi Arcade (Hamanmachi Shopping Street)

Long covered shopping arcades are quite something - stretching for hundreds of meters in different directions, often decorated which local emblems and colourful banners. Hamamachi arcade offers a large variety of traditional and modern shops and restaurants, while staying warm and dry.

Duration: 25 minutes
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