This 1-day Splendid Nagasaki with Shimabara is specially designed for cruise passengers stop at Nagasaki port. The tour offers a visit to the impressive Shmabara Castle at the foot of volcanic Mt. Unzen, Samurai Residents Street and Mud Flood Park include lunch with tasty Japanese food.

Tour Code: JSN02
Duration: 1 Day (approx 7 hours)
Start/End: Nagasaki port/ Nagasaki port
Highlights: Shmabara Castle, Samurai Residents Street, Mud Flood Park
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Nagasaki shore excursions

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Upon arrival at the Nagasaki port, you will be welcome by our local guide and driver. We then first visit white walled Shimabara Castle which was built in Edo Period as the shelter of the feudal lord. The castle was damaged heavily in Meiji Period (1868-1912) and the current buildings are reconstructed from 1964. Learn more about the history of 17th-century castle with as you wander around its walls, moat and spectacular terrace gardens. A view from 5th-floor observation offers a sweeping vista to Mount Unzen and across the water to Kumamoto.

Shimabara Castle

Shimabara Castle

After lunch with local Japanese meal, we will stroll down the neighboring Samurai district located at the foot of volcanic Mount Unzen where the legendary Samurai warriors resided to serve the local lord before continuing on to visit the Mizunashi Honjin – Mud Flood Park. Then we will drive back to the port. Trip ends.

Mizunashi Honjin

Mizunashi Honjin – the Mud Flood Tower

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the port in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses