This temple takes the form of a huge turtle carrying an 18m-high figure of the goddess Kannon on its back. Inside, a Foucault pendulum...
Nagasaki Museum of History & Culture
This large museum with attractive displays opened in 2005 to focus on Nagasaki's proud history of international exchange. The main...
Situated on a forested hilltop and reached via multiple staircases, this enormous shrine was established in 1625. Around the grounds are...
Away from Shianbashi but worth the trip, this cool spot has a wine store fronting a warren of rooms for sampling wines, shōchū and...
3-77 Tamazono-machi · interesting places nearby
This temple, surrounded by serene gardens, is not to be confused with Sōfuku-ji (in Teramachi). It contains an arched stone gate dating from 1657. The main building was reconstructed in 1715 in the ornate Chinese style of the time. The onigawara (ogre-covered) wall is particularly interesting, as is the book-burning kiln. There are clear views of Nagasaki port from here.