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

Japan Cris Cross

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

2 comments, 9 photos

... in case of rain this would protect a bit. Realised to late, that railway bridges can be extremely loud, until midnight nearly every five minutes a bomb seemed to burst above me, anyway, at least there was no hotel bill for it.

Since Monday, I am now in Nagasaki, over land, with a ferry and finally over many hills to climb, I reached this city, which I can explore for one more day, before turning down south towards ...

Iwakuni and Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 09, 2014

18 photos

... the 250 year period and many Christians were crucified for continuing practising their religion. However, Christians managed to continue to practice in secret suiting this whole period so there are now many churches present in Nagasaki which seems very odd as they have not been present in any of the cities I have visited so far. Later on in the afternoon I visited Glover garden which displays a number of homes from the ...

2nd Bomb and Battleship Island

A travel blog entry by jacandpito on Nov 08, 2014

14 photos

... that one who created a thousand origami cranes would be cured by the gods. Her wish was simply to live. She never reached her goal and sadly passed away. The book has been used for peace education programs in primary schools around the world and very moving and that was why I knew about it whilst attending Saint Patricks in Holbrook. We sat down and tried to make a paper crane following the directions but failed miserably but it is great ...

Sadness and PEACE

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Oct 08, 2014

49 photos

... More are still being added. Streamers of a thousand colorful paper cranes again represented the desire for a long and peaceful and can be found all around the area. The huge statue peace has much symbolism. The hand point skyward addresses the threat of nuclear weapons, the flat out reached hand represents eternal peace. The face is supposed be a combination of a Buddha and Jesus, meaning that the desire for peace should be over ...

Nagasaki, A New Perspective

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings on Oct 08, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... what they have become because of what they had to live through, I more clearly understand. What we experienced firsthand today was seeing the old, who survived the past and the young who are the face of the future of this peace loving country. A city that did not wallow in their pain and utter despair, but rebuilt their city better than it had been before. Giving their children hope for a better future.

Last evening, as we talked with our dining ...