The theme of this large, open-air museum is anthropology, and it allows the visitor to literally walk into the lives of ... More
Little World Museum of Man
The theme of this large, open-air museum is anthropology, and it allows the visitor to literally walk into the lives of different peoples from around the world. Thirty-three actual homes built in traditional styles from 22 different countries have been transported and rebuilt here on a hilly, forested area north of Nagoya. The museum also features exhibits related to daily life of different cultures around the globe, as well as restaurants offering equally individual fare. There are also occasional shows by small circuses and other ethnic folk performers.
This museum is a certain destination for those visiting Nagasaki for the first time. It almost seems inconceivable that someone
could have been to Nagasaki and not have visited this historic, educational and ultimately heart breaking place. It is ...
Dejima was an artificial island built in 1636 in Nagasaki Bay for foreign traders, as foreigners were barred from the
country. It actually housed also Portuguese and Chinese traders and was a vital porthole through which culture, money, goods, ...
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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