You only reach this shrine after climbing up 200 stone steps; so bring some walking shoes. The patron god of the shrine is ... More
You only reach this shrine after climbing up 200 stone steps; so bring some walking shoes. The patron god of the shrine is protectorate of Nagasaki Prefecture and its seas. Thousands of area residents visit it every year to pray for good luck and to seek blessings for marriage. Within the shrine are numerous statuettes of "guard" dogs, which are particularly rare. Another rarity of this shrine is that its mikuji (fortunes) have been written in English since 1914, due to the city's international composition. Beginning every October 7th, there is a three-day festival held at this shrine called Nagasaki Kunchi .
Visitors to Nagasaki almost have a moral obligation to visit this famous and sacred park. With 35,000 square meters, it
is fairly large, but more importantly, it is dedicated to world peace. The park's main attraction is its collection ...
Nagasaki's China Town is not big, but it is certainly sufficient given its size compared to that of the city.
It consists of a pair of crisscrossing streets with north, south, east and west gates. Within is everything you ...
This huge Bodhisattva statue was built in 1976 as a monument to victims of war in general. The 18 meter
tall statue sits on the back of turtle! Rather, a temple designed to look like one. Inside the statue, ...
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