Shimabara Station Hotel

930 Imagawa-machi, Shimabara, Nagasaki, Kyushu-Okinawa, 855-0046, Japan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel is located in the Shimabara Onsen area of Shimabara.
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    Travel Blogs from Shimabara

    Sadness and PEACE

    A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Oct 08, 2014

    49 photos

    ... Facing the statue is a large reflecting pool with the fountain resembling the wings of a dove further symbolizing the desire for peace. Many school children were singing praying and taking class photos in front of the statute.

    The highlight of this park for us was an encounter with a survivor. This man was 14 when the bomb dropped and he keeps vigil daily by one of the statues. He brings flowers and says prayers for ...

    Nagasaki, A New Perspective

    A travel blog entry by jackwcummings on Oct 08, 2014

    5 comments, 4 photos

    The one Japanese city that I approached with apprehension and misunderstanding was Nagasaki. I really wish I knew why. Maybe it is because they have always taken a back seat in history to Hiroshima, I really don't know. Maybe because I never took the time to understand what its citizens suffered. Maybe it was because I knew that my brother’s life was spared because what happened here ended that war.

    This I do know now that I been here ...

    Nagasaki - Great day

    A travel blog entry by meznglenn on Sep 07, 2014

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... Nagasaki Bomb Museum. The museum has on display many items recovered after the bombing demonstrating the devastation. Some of the photos are quite graphic, besides the blast it was the heat of the radiation and subsequent fires that caused a huge amount of damage and human loss. There are stories of the horror that were written by people who were children at the time of the bombing that make you feel sick. At the time of the bombing, the population of ...

    Nagasaki

    A travel blog entry by monkeypants on Sep 05, 2014

    3 comments, 9 photos

    ... museum, we caught a taxi back to the main shops and spent several hours wandering around the narrow and, thankfully more shaded streets. Still, as I tried to explain earlier, the heat was intense! Japan, we discovered, has not sold out to tourism at all. This is both a blessing and a bit of a pain in the backside! There were no souvenir shops to buy our now customary flags from, no chance of a thimble I am afraid Barbara!
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    Now I can see why people call it a backwater

    A travel blog entry by dizzyseren on Aug 10, 2014

    ... blag my way in, taking advantage of the Japanese strange desire to be helpful at all times. It's a glorious day. Hot and dry. A bit cloudy but not humid which is incredible! I walk a different way so I dint have to battle the giant insects that hover over the bridges. I tried swatting them away with my brolly (yes. I know have a brolly. I've never ever used on at home. They are duel purpose here, mainly to keep the sun off. Pointless if you ask me but ...