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... that resulted from Nagasaki's history with the outside world. Examples of this can be found Dejima island and Glover Gardens, the former being an Dutch ghetto prior to the opening of Japan's treaty ports. Of particular interest was Oura Church, the work of French missionaries and a delightful mix of Japanese and European architecture. Here you can learn about the struggles faced by Japanese Catholics during the Edo era, including that of the Twenty-six martyrs of Japan: a mass ...
... shared a large and very tasty set lunch in an Indian restaurant, with chicken tikka, lamb kebab, naan and rice ensuring we were full for the afternoon! After reserving our next train tickets we walked to Fukusaiji Temple, which interestingly houses the third largest pendulum in the world demonstrating the Earths rotation. The top of the pendulum was attached inside a large hollow statue which sat on a giant turtle which made the roof of the temple - quite surreal. By this ...
... 45pm due to arrived in Osaka at 7:55pm then had a airport transfer to hotel, which will be nice. Staying at the New Hankyou Osaka just above the major Train Station which should be handy for aquarium and Ferris wheel. We have nothing planned so will play it be ere on what we do. Nagasaki was much nicer then Okinawa, should have staye her 2 nights instead. Woudl have been nice just to relax and walk the side street for a day..oh well there is always next time ...
... headed out for tea, toward china town, 5 min walk and we arrived, looked like most the shops were shut but few restaurants open, look in a few windows then decided on a Chinese restaurant. We were the only ones in the shop we ordered. 2x chicken and cashew 2x sweet sour pork goza dumplings fried rice with soup and pickles Total bill $88.30. food was great, services awesome they even let us smoke inside lol. back to hotel 9:30pm sleep at ...
My friend and I decided to take the shinkansen plus normal train for 3 hours to go Nagasaki. First, we walked up this mountain with a million stairs to see a statue. Apparently they had to put this statue on the very top of the mountain.. So that took a lot of energy. Then we went to the peace park, and then the atomic bomb museum. I went to the atomic bomb museum in Hiroshima three years ago, but the Nagasaki one showed so much more. ...
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