Nagasaki Tour with Street Car - Blue Line

 
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If you want to see around the Nagasaki City, You should try using "Street Car". it is a transportation that is easy to travel with and good for your budget. There are four lines you can use as Street Car Route. Here are places you can visit with using Blue Line. 

1- Sofuku-ji Temple:

 
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Sofuku-ji Temple is one of the best example of Ming dynasty temple architecture which is built in 1629. Every July Chinese Bon Festival is celebrated annually. 

 
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2- Shianbashi: 

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You can experience Nagasaki Night Life and taste different flavors in this area full of history. 

 

3- Dejima: 

 
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It is the entrance of advertisement and cultural exchange for more than 200 years. 

 

4-Site of the Martyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan 

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it was built to memorialize the execution of 6 foreign missionaries and 20 Japanese believers at the time of persecution of Christians in Japan. There are 26 Bronze statues which were sculptured in 1962 and there are articles regarding Christian oppression at the museum display. 

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5-Atomic Bomb Memorial Grounds; 

 
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The Sanno Shrine which is 900m away from the center of the blast, get destroyed because of the 4000C heat wave and the only thing was left as a reminder of this tragic event, was an arch which is standing on a single pillar. its called one-legged Torii Arch. 

 
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Hypocenter Memorial is the place where the atomic bomb blast has happened on 9th August 1945. 

 
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After the blast Peace Park has been founded to represent the world peace and to remind the horror of war there is a Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. 

 
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Urakami Church which was built in 1895 by Christians get damaged with the bomb and rebuilt in 1959 and just before the Pope's visit in 1980, its bricks renewed. 

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Information From: Nagasaki Guide

If you are planning to visit Japan and Nagasaki or want to learn more about Nagasaki don’t forget to check Nagasakicool. You can find their free magazine on their website. And follow them on social media. 



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