Business Hotel Toraya

Address: 1-4 Minatomachi, Shimabara, Nagasaki, Kyushu-Okinawa, 855-0823, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 1-4 Minatomachi, Shimabara.
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Travel Blogs from Shimabara

The Gem of Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by davidavi on Feb 26, 2015

73 photos

... photos and to admire the view.

However, Nagasaki's modern charm comes with a reminder of the past and a lesson to learn. Visit historical museums and bomb memorials for a lesson on what humanity is capable of and heed the warning; heartbroken, but informed, the charm is there to welcome you back to the present.
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Japan Cris Cross

A travel blog entry by housi.muller on Nov 12, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... for the second atomic bomb was near this city, but because of thick clouds on this particular day, the planes turned then to Nagasaki, the second best target!
The next morning was rainy, as predicted, I could handle that, because for the later afternoon a better change was on offer. As this was the case, that night was spend for once again in the tent.
I choose to set it up beside a river, underneath a bridge, ...

Iwakuni and Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 09, 2014

18 photos

... coal mining and started a major beer brewing company which still runs today. The western influence on Japan's current way of life was clearly noted at the museum and was interesting to see how much the country changed during the 20th century and the abandonment of samurai culture. I then headed on to my final destination of Fukuoka and tomorrow I plan to spend the day at the Sumo tournament which is taking place there at the ...

2nd Bomb and Battleship Island

A travel blog entry by jacandpito on Nov 08, 2014

14 photos

... to 1974 as a coal mining facility. The island's most notable features are the abandoned and undisturbed concrete apartment buildings and the surrounding sea wall. As petroleum replaced coal as a fuel source in the late 1960's it was the demise of battleship island. It has only been recently opened up for visitation and we enjoyed a great afternoon exploring somewhere that has had no habitation since the 1970's and left to the effects of Mother ...

Sadness and PEACE

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Oct 08, 2014

46 photos

... who passed away. He is greatly honored and respected by the peace movement supporting the park.

Our group visited the Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture. This museum is one of only a few in Japan with the focus on overseas exchange. The collections include historical documents and arts and crafts that tell the story of how Nagasaki developed as the sole window opened to foreign counties during Japan’s period of national ...