Richmond Hotel Nagasaki Shianbashi
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Thursday morning and we had somewhat of a lie in until 8am, we have to start trying to get on NZ time to avoid jet-lag. We ventured out and grabbed coffee and a snack before walking to Dejima island. On the way we got sidetracked by some tall ships that were harboured in the bay, we took a walk around the waterfront to get some pictures and of …
We awoke this morning to grey skies filled with light rain, with our checkout not being until 11am and our train not leaving until 3:30pm we took a chance to relax in our room and the surrounding shopping mall. On our way to get a coffee we were stopped by a Japanese man who was very keen to say hello and introduce himself (in English) before …
Without much success despite trying out a couple more car rental companies, had to turn to Plan B! But what's plan B? Is there a plan B....
The direct coach ride from the airport to Nagasaki was about 2-3 hours.
Plan of visiting the scenic pottery villages in Okawachiyama and Arita was gone!
... area for foreign expatriates/missionaries. Took a walk up to Glover Garden, named after Mr. Glover, a British merchant who made his fortune in Nagasaki with successful mining business, then ship building empire. With his fortune, Mr. Glover provided substantial financial support to the later big names to open up Japan during Japan’s 明治維新.
The area where foreign ...
... of Nagasaki from Mt Inasa-yama ( 333 meters) - to name a few. A nice city and very walkable.
Nagasaki is also where "Madam Butterfly" was set so found the couple of statues that represent that opera (the composer and Madam Butterfly herself - Puccini and Miura Tamaki)
Nagasaki is probably the most international city in Japan. It was one of the first cities in Japan to be opened to the outside world. That started ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRichmond Hotel Nagasaki Shianbashi
Hotel location is good. Walking distance to Chinatown and the temple street.
couple of minutes walk from the tram station.
Clean and functional room with good breakfast. Very helpful staff who speaks very good English to help us to plan the travel from Nagasaki to Unzen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.