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City break in Nagasaki. Active leisure ideas for Nagasaki - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Nagasaki skyline Guests of Nagasaki can enjoy many other interesting entertainments besides visiting historical and religious sites. Subtropical Botanical Garden located on the seashore in the north of the city will be a great place for walking and admiring nature. The Botanical Garden can be visited any day free of charge. More than 2,000 plant species typical of subtropical regions are currently collected in the park. Here you can see rare plants and flowers that grow in the rainforests of Australia, Africa, South Asia, and South America.
All who've long dreamed of experiencing Japanese cuisine or already consider it their favorite would be happy to taste traditional food in Nagasaki. The city has a lot of restaurants of … Open
The plants are kept in indoor pavilions so it will be interesting to visit the garden at any time of the year. In addition to the greenhouses, the garden has a children's amusement park, and everyone can ride a small train through its territory. The garden occupies a fairly large area with several ponds with lotuses, charming suspension bridges, and viewing platforms.
Trips to Yakushima Island are very popular among fans of unusual excursions and walks in historical places. This island has an area of over 500 square meters, most of which is covered by rainforest. Following one of the dozens of hiking routes laid across the island, you can admire majestic trees and rare plants. The island is home to many rare animals and birds. The luckiest tourists will have a chance to watch deer and dexterous monkeys. In the most hidden corners of the island, you can see fabulously beautiful waterfalls and thermal springs. In 1993, the island was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique nature. Copyright
Nagasaki hosts many annual festivals, each of which has its own unique history. In August, during the traditional Obon Festival, local residents honor the memory of deceased relatives. For … Open
Find time to check out Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium whose main inhabitants are penguins, as the name suggests. Huge aviaries with pools and decorative stone structures are equipped for them here. Living conditions created for the animals are as close to natural as possible. Besides the birds, visitors can admire the collections of exotic fish and other marine inhabitants. Informative tours are held for them every day.
Some city parks are well equipped for families. Agiruno Oka Park is ready to offer numerous attractions and carousels, as well as entertainment for children of any age. The smallest ones will like slides and sandpits, and older children will have the opportunity to try out sports attractions. Being quite small, the park has somehow managed to fit in all the entertainments kids might need.
Today, you can see many symbolic historical sights dating back to different periods in Nagasaki, including many significant religious sites. Heiwa-kōen recalls the tragic events of 194 when … Open
There are also some interesting entertainment centers in Nagasaki, and Island Lumina is primarily interesting for its unusual rides. It houses playgrounds and rooms with bizarre light effects, some of which can even impress seasoned thrill-seekers. Playing rooms feature a very beautiful and original design, therefore the entertainment center is equally popular among both traveling families and local youth.
A visit to Retro Shashinkan would be a very original form of entertainment. This cultural center invites visitors to plunge into the atmosphere of past centuries for a few hours and learn a lot of interesting things about the traditions of local people. In Retro Shashinkan, everyone can try on old Japanese costumes. Even small children will find suitable historic outfits. The center regularly hosts master classes and entertainment programs, as well as music concerts and theater performances.
1. The easiest way to get to Nagasaki is through Tokyo or Shanghai. From these cities, Nagasaki can be reached by plane or high-speed train. A domestic flight from Tokyo will take less than … Open
Fans of nightlife entertainment will love nightclubs and bars located in Nagasaki. An iconic place is Ayer's Rock Club, which was officially recognized as the oldest in the city. Housed in the basement of one of the historic buildings, the nightclub offers its visitors a very diverse playlist. It features modern sound equipment, as well as large stage and dance floor.
Fans of nights in a romantic setting will like Sakura House Bar located on the top floor of one of the modern shopping centers. The bar is elegantly furnished and offers excellent conditions for private rest. Apart from a wide selection of alcoholic and soft drinks, guests are offered a varied menu presenting popular Japanese and international dishes. Another attractive feature of the bar is that it is nice to watch the sunset from its lounge. Nagasaki offers a decent choice of entertainment for tourists with children, nature enthusiasts, and youth eager for new experiences.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Nagasaki
♥   National Park 'Saikai' , 27.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Omura wan' , 30.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Tara dake' , 33.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Hachiman dake' , 60.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Chikugo gawa' , 62.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Nagasaki
♥   Amusement park 'Huis Ten Bosch' Sasebo, 37.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mitsui Greenland' Arao, 61.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kumamoto Zoo' Kumamoto, 82.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Marina Circus' Nishi, 102.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Uminonakamichi Seaside Park' Higashi, 110.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Nagasaki
♥   Water park 'Space World' Yahatahigashi-ku, Kitakyūshū, 152.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Nagasaki - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Nagasaki - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Nagasaki?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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