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Nagasaki in the region of Nagasaki with it's 410,204 inhabitants is a place in Japan - some 596 mi (or 960 km) West of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Nagasaki is now 07:39 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Busan, Gwangju, Yagami or Fukuoka. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Nagasaki city walk(slide show)

03:02 min ( January 29, 2012 by bicycletraveler1)
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Pictures of Oura seaside area in Nagasaki city. Outdoor cat appears near the end of the video. He seemed to have a bit of pride. Picture guide Dejima wharf Nagasaki seaside park & Megami bridge Former...

Gourmet Report:Nagasaki Saga Japan

03:30 min ( July 31, 2011 by mimi33333333)
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2 2 In April, 2010, I ate a delicious thing in the trip of Nagasaki and Saga. In Nagasaki Sara udon was the best. I went only two restaurant, it was both very delicious. Gyoza is on...

Chinatown - Nagasaki Nagasaki Kyushu-O...

01:20 min ( November 23, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
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Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Chinatown Nagasaki Restaurants with noodles and other Chinese dishes are a popular draw at Japan's oldest ...

Where the Hell is Nagasaki? 2012

03:52 min ( March 22, 2012 by LincNagasaki)
Views: 2,425 - Rating: 4.2/5

!! What do you know about Nagasaki? The city where the atomic bomb was dropped? Where delivers the message of peace to the world? That is one side of our city, but actually. we are MORE than that! Wil...

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Nagasaki Naval Training Center

The Nagasaki Naval Training Center was a naval training institute, between 1855 when it was established by the government of the Tokugawa shogunate, until 1859, when it was transferred to Tsukiji in Edo. During the Bakumatsu period, the Japanese government faced increasing incursions by ships from western nations, intent on ending the country's two centuries of national seclusion.

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Located at 32.74, 129.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Naval history of Japan


, in old Western documents latinized as 'Decima', 'Desjima', 'Dezima', 'Disma', or 'Disima', was a small fan-shaped artificial island built in the bay of Nagasaki in 1634 by local merchants. This island, which was formed by digging a canal through a small peninsula, remained as the single place of direct trade and exchange between Japan and the outside world during the Edo period. Dejima was built to constrain foreign traders as part of sakoku, the self-imposed isolationist policy.

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Located at 32.74, 129.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Artificial islands of Japan, Dutch East India Company, Edo period

Urakami Cathedral

St. Mary's Cathedral, often known as Urakami Cathedral (Japanese: 浦上天主堂 Urakami Tenshudō) after its location Urakami, is a Roman Catholic church located in Motoomachi, Nagasaki, Japan.

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Located at 32.74, 129.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1945 disestablishments, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings, Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Buildings and structures completed in 1959, Buildings of the Meiji period, Christianity in Japan, Former church buildings, Former places of worship in Japan, Monuments associated with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Places of worship destroyed by arson, Places of worship in Nagasaki Prefecture, Religious buildings completed in 1895, Religious organizations established in 1914, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Japan, Roman Catholic churches in Japan, Roman Catholic congregations established in the 20th century


Urakami was an area in the northern part of the city of Nagasaki. It is the exact ground zero where the atomic bomb exploded on August 9, 1945. It is the site of Urakami Cathedral, which was the largest cathedral in East Asia before it was destroyed by the bomb and then rebuilt.

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Located at 32.74, 129.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Geography of Nagasaki Prefecture, Nuclear warfare

Fat Man

"Fat Man" was the codename for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki, Japan, by the United States on August 9, 1945. It was the second of two nuclear weapons to be used in warfare to date (the other being "Little Boy"), and its detonation caused the third man-made nuclear explosion. The name also refers more generically to the early nuclear weapon designs of U.S. weapons based on the "Fat Man" model.

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Located at 32.74, 129.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Code names, Cold War nuclear bombs of the United States, Manhattan Project, Nuclear bombs of the United States, World War II weapons of the United States

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