Stunning Nagasaki Self-Guided Audio Tour

The Japanese city of Nagasaki stands as a permanent reminder of the horrors of nuclear bombs and their destructive power. This tour is a powerful journey, a once in a lifetime experience of a dark period of world history that hopefully will never be repeated.

Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this amazing city.

To discover this fascinating city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking.

On this tour you will see the serenity of Glover Gardens and learn of Nagasaki’s tragic history. This tour will allow you to appreciate the resilience and tenacity of the Nagasaki people and show the beauty of resilience in the face of struggle.

Please note that this tour is only available in English.

* Duration: 2 to 3 hours
* Starts: Nagasaki, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




The Japanese city of Nagasaki stands as a permanent reminder of the horrors of nuclear bombs and their destructive power. This tour is a powerful journey, a once in a lifetime experience of a dark period of world history that hopefully will never be repeated.

Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this amazing city.

To discover this fascinating city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking.

On this tour you will see the serenity of Glover Gardens and learn of Nagasaki’s tragic history. This tour will allow you to appreciate the resilience and tenacity of the Nagasaki people and show the beauty of resilience in the face of struggle.

Please note that this tour is only available in English.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Glover Garden, 8-1 Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki 850-0931 Nagasaki Prefecture

Glover Garden is named for Thomas Glover, a Scottish entrepreneur who came to Japan at 21 and never left. As an entrepreneur he immersed himself in all areas of Japanese business, even opening up a mining island called Gunkanjima or Battleship island. He was eventually awarded the Second Class Order of the Rising Sun.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Catholic Oura Church, 2-18 Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki 850-0931 Nagasaki Prefecture

At the bottom of Glover Garden, this Catholic church built by French Jesuits is thought to be the oldest in Japan.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: 6-1 Dejimamachi, Nagasaki 850-0862 Nagasaki Prefecture

Dejima was perhaps one of the most significant places in Japan during Sakoku, the period of National Isolation. The artificial Island was built in 1634 by local merchants for the purpose of allowing foreign traders to conduct their trades whilst maintaining National Isolation.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, 1-1-1 Tateyama, Nagasaki 850-0007 Nagasaki Prefecture

Showcasing almost 50,000 items relating to the culture and heritage of Nagasaki this museum is one of the most extensive and informative in Japan.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sofukuji Temple, 7-5 Kajiyamachi, Nagasaki 850-0831 Nagasaki Prefecture

Although this Temple is a Chinese temple, it is considered one of the most well maintained, full examples of architecture from the Ming Dynasty, including Chinese temples in China itself.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nagasaki Peace Park, Matsuyamamachi, Nagasaki 852-8118 Nagasaki Prefecture

Nagasaki Peace Park is built to the north of the hypocenter of the atomic bomb blast and was designed to represent a plea for world peace and the hope that there will never be another war.

Duration: 15 minutes