Day Tour

Nagasaki Half Day Tour (4 Hours)

ShoreTrips

Nagasaki, Japan

Valid for Travel Now Through: 08 Dec 2018

Nagasaki Half Day Tour (4 Hours )

Nagasaki, Japan

Tour Features

Experience(s)

Experiences have not been selected at this time

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

None

Activity Level

The activity level is not available.

Description

The transformation of Nagasaki since its inception makes it one of the most intriguing cities in all of Japan. From its start as a small fishing village to its growth into a major port in world trade it is amazing how its identity has been formed by Japanese culture and foreign influences. Considered to be one of Japan's most navigable cities a day spent in Nagasaki is one to remember. The roots in this area run deep with peace and perseverance, creating an aura hard to replicate at other destinations.

Your tour will begin with a moving visit to the Peace Memorial Park located near Ground Zero, the center of the atomic bomb drop on August 9, 1945. The focal point of the park can be seen in the 10 meter tall peace statue found at the north end of the park. The arms and the legs of the statue each have their own meaning. The right arm points to the threat of nuclear weapons, the left arm symbolizes eternal peace, the right leg stands for meditation and finally the flexed left leg represents standing up for the people in the world needing rescue. Still serving as a reminder, every year the Mayor of Nagasaki gives a speech in the park as call to world peace. Following your time at the Peace Park you will make your way to the Atomic Bomb museum which chronicles the events leading up to the bombing.

After a stop for lunch at a traditional restaurant you will make your way to the beautiful Glover Garden. Providing some of the best views in Japan this location was the site of former Scottish merchant Thomas Glover, an important figure in modern Japan's early industrial development. The Glover Mansion is Japan's oldest Western-style house and is the perfect showcase of a Meiji-Era building. This site provides the perfect opportunity to piece together the western world's impact on one of the most dynamic cities in Japan! Take the time on your return to the cruise ship pier to ask any question you may have on Nagasaki's past, present and future.

Departures:
08:00 AM, 12:00 PM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Vehicles can accommodate collapsible wheelchairs.
- Please note, that we have limited English speaking guides and this tour must be booked well in advance.

About Us

ShoreTrips provides shore excursions, day activities and city sightseeing tours in more than 500 locations around the world. We're the experts – having researched every location thoroughly...choosing the best sites to visit and the best things to do. We interview the guides and providers...and only when they meet our strict criteria do we offer their services to you.

Insider Tip

Our dolphin swim excursions sell out fast! Smart shoppers buy them months in advance.

Terms & Conditions

Please view our Terms of Service by clicking here.

Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your ShoreTrips booking and receive a full refund up to 11 days before the actual date of your ShoreTrip (15 days for Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia ShoreTrips). At 10 days (14 days for Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia ShoreTrips) outbound, all trips become non-refundable. Some trips have a special cancellation policy and this information will always be noted on the trip. Additionally, group bookings may be non-refundable if the trip price is based on a specific number of participants.



The trademarks VIRTUOSO, the Globe Swirl Logo and SPECIALISTS IN THE ART OF TRAVEL are registered trademarks of Virtuoso, Ltd. Virtuoso, Ltd. has a U.S. copyright registration for the Globe Swirl Logo, ©2000. All rights reserved. Virtuoso CST#2069091-50. California CST# 2069091; TA# 808 - Registered Iowa Travel Agency; Washington UBI # 601 554 183. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Reviews and Recommendations for ShoreTrips

100%

of 5
guests
recommend


Virtuoso Verified Traveler

All reviews are from confirmed guests sharing exclusive insights

Sort reviews by

Shore Excursions

By: Laurie


Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2017

In Cozumel we enjoyed the snorkeling that we did off a catamaran. The staff was friendly, very professional, and helpful with my first time snorkeling daughter. Grand Cayman we went to sting ray city with a trip and snorkeling. Staff and trip was amazing, crew very helpful and fun. in Jamaica we did a Dunn's River Falls excursion and private beach. We had fun but were not impressed with the staff, and their timeliness (waited around alot),

Trip to Versailles

By: EWC


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2017

Lucille was funny, engaging and knowledgeable on all aspects of Paris and Versailles. She kept us entertained and tuned in the whole trip!
Travel Advisor:  Jennifer Royster

Great service, knowledgeable guides

By: FamilyTraveler


Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2017

Traveling into Russia can be nerve-wracking (and getting more so every day) -- but ShoreTrips made it easy by providing all of the paperwork and instructions, as well as organizing good guides.
Travel Advisor:  Suzette Mack

European cruise

By: Sharon


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2017

Both tour guides and drivers were great!
Travel Advisor:  Joanne Smith

Shore trips

By: Hutch


Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2018

Great way to plan activities. Everything was just as advertised.
Travel Advisor:  Karen McAlpin