Sightseeing in Nagasaki with my parents May 18th 2019 It was another bright and sunny day on 20 April. As we had planned travelling with trams, we bought one-day tickets.
Momument of the Twenty-Six Martyrs and Museum
My mother suggested that we should visit the site of the Martyrdom of the 26 Saints on the Nishizaka Park, which was just behind the bus terminal. Nagasaki is known as the city of Slope: we would have to ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagasaki » Nagasaki In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more