The small museum, a cluster of small buildings, has exhibits on the Dutch and other foreign contact with Nagasaki, and free walking-tour...
In 1641, the Tokugawa shogunate banished all foreigners from Japan, with one exception: Dejima, a fan-shaped, artificial island 560m in...
Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum
Designed by Kuma Kengo (the architect behind Tokyo's Nezu Museum), this museum straddles a canal in an environmentally friendly building...
Cool but friendly, this dark basement bar is a bit of a local icon, cluttered with rock memorabilia. There's a huge collection of tunes,...
At this Shinchi Chinatown standby, the cheerful staff dressed in black with white aprons has been serving southern Chinese cuisine since...
Shinchi Chinatown information
During Japan's long period of seclusion, Chinese traders were theoretically just as restricted as the Dutch, but in practice they were relatively free. Only a couple of buildings remain from the old area, but Nagasaki still has an energetic Chinese community, evident in the city's culture, architecture, festivals and cuisine. Visitors come from far and wide to eat here and shop for Chinese crafts and trinkets.