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Feudal village to a flourishing Cosmopolitan - Explore the history and rebirth of Nagasaki, Japan

Trace Nagasaki originated from a small feudal village when it first opened its port for Portuguese ships in 1561 to become a cosmopolitan city flourishing as a trading port. The city center began as a Christian settlement with a Jesuit Church atop its cape, leading to other Medicant missionaries also establishing nearby churches. Eventually, the town came to be known as a little Rome in Japan.

From Nagasaki
Online Experience
1 Hour
Japan
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time online experience live-streamed from Nagasaki
  • Visit famous landmarks such as Peace Pledge Tower and Atomic Bomb Museum
  • Explore the ruins of the old Urakami Cathedral
  • Learn about the various memorials and monuments from past and present
Description

Trace Nagasaki originated from a small feudal village when it first opened its port for Portuguese ships in 1561 to become a cosmopolitan city flourishing as a trading port. The city center began as a Christian settlement with a Jesuit Church atop its cape - which led to other Medicant missionaries also establishing churches nearby, and eventually, the town came to be known as a little Rome in Japan.
The eventual ousting of Portuguese and Spanish missionaries from Japan led to smaller communities such as Urakami, which were essentially Christians hiding from the authorities at the time. The Urakami Cathedral is nearby the site where the 2nd bomb was dropped during World War.
We will learn about the revival of Nagasaki from this moment in history to the peaceful city it is today. Along with it, learn about the various memorials and monuments from past and present.

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour either for 30 USD per screen OR as a private session for 100 USD for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Miyuki Ogawa

I had been employed by the Nagasaki Prefectural Tourist Information Centre, assisting visitors from overseas before getting the licenses as a guide. Since 2008, I have been working as a National licensed tour guide in English, knowledgeable in history, culture and tourism, especially in Nagasaki and Kyushu.
I have catered to passengers from cruise ships for private tours, school trips, international exchange programs, overseas media, Christain pilgrimage groups and VIPs visiting many places, mainly in Kyushu. Hope to see you soon!

From USD 30 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.