Shimabara Station Hotel

930 Imagawa-machi, Shimabara, Nagasaki, Kyushu-Okinawa, 855-0046, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shimabara

The second bombed city

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... the Urakami Cathedral (not the original that took 30 years to build and 3 seconds to destroy but a smaller one built on the same site in 1959), the Oura Catholic church (the oldest wooden gothic church in Japan. Its probably the only one anyway), the old Chinese quarter and shrines ( one, the Koshi-byo shrine, claims to be the only Confucian shrine built by and for the Chinese outside China - who else would build it?), and ...

Train All Day, Sleep All Night

A travel blog entry by trvstrvs

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Then it was time to go to sleep. I was tired from being on the train for 9 hours. While walking back to the hostel, I stumbled upon this interesting courtyard where it looked kind of like a shrine. I took a picture, walked around it a little, then kept on.

After arriving back at the hostel, which is literally a block from Nagasaki Harbor (which you will see pictures of in tomorrow's entry), I went to sleep. (Note: fatso skipped dinner.)
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Wasteland

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... by the bomb. Only half of the torii gate remained standing and so they made a shrine out of it. I saw another sign pointing to a cathedral in Nagasaki. Since the Portuguese traded with Japan but also did missionary work, there is a small group of christians in Japan. It was another 1,5km walk but i had no further plans yet and a church in Japan is not something you see everyday. When i got to the walkway up to the church there was already a sign that you were not allowed to ...

A little bit of Dutch

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... i went aboard after getting some sushi and water from a shop at the station. When i got into one of the cars i sat down and realized that this thing was extremely luxurious. I got up and checked the other cars to make sure i wasn't in a first class car or something, but the whole train was like this. Unbelievable, reclining leather seats, so much legroom you could put your bag in front of you and still be completely comfortable. I even noticed a ...

Dear Diary,

A travel blog entry by mhowitt

My crush Mathew is in my love and boyfriend list. Only one, but he's so cute and innocent! Just like that TV show Grojband when Trinna is fallen in love with Hunky Nick Malerii. Me, Tia, is in love with Mathew. I wish I had gone out for a date. ...

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This hotel is located in the Shimabara Onsen area of Shimabara.
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