The house and garden of Glover Garden in Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki Travel Guide

Nagasaki Prefecture | Travel Guide

Nagasaki prefecture is on the southern island of Kyushu in Japan, and it is known worldwide as the location where one of the atomic bombs fell in WW2. You can learn more about this disaster in the museum and Peace Park in the city. But as you can read in this travel guide, there is more to the prefecture than this tragic history.

There is a long and interesting history of interaction with the West in Nagasaki, of which you can learn more in various places of interest. Several beautiful churches bear witness to the Christian influence in the region. Hashima Island, or the ‘battleship island’ is a fascinating place for lovers of urban exploration. Unzen Onsen is a spot of natural scenic beauty and healthy hot springs.