8 days in Nagasaki Prefecture & Ureshino Itinerary

8 days in Nagasaki Prefecture & Ureshino Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nagasaki
— 4 nights
2
Ureshino
— 3 nights

4
nights
Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©
The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Glover Garden and Kabashima Lighthouse Park will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Dejima. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nagasaki: Mogushi Beach (in Amakusa) and Onsen Resorts (in Unzen). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Shinchi Chinatown, examine the collection at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ōura Church, and walk around Nagasaki Peace Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nagasaki trip planner.

Hong Kong, China to Nagasaki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Nagasaki is 1 hour. Traveling from Hong Kong in October, expect Nagasaki to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Ureshino.

Things to do in Nagasaki

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mogushi Beach, Onsen Resorts
Highlights from your plan
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum ©
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Glover Garden ©
Glover Garden
Nagasaki Peace Park ©
Nagasaki Peace Park

3
nights
Ureshino

Ureshino ©
Ureshino is a city located in the western part of Saga Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.As of February 28, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 26,937 and a population density of 210 persons per km². Get some cultural insight at Nijino Matsubara and Yoshinogari Historical Park. Popular historic sites such as Karatsu Castle and Toyotamahime Shrine are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Maritime Self-Defense Force Sasebo Museum (in Sasebo), Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum (in Saga) and Hikiyama Exhibition Hall (in Karatsu). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yutoku Inari Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Sakuramon, and see the interesting displays at Shida-yaki Pottery Factory Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ureshino trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nagasaki to Ureshino takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Ureshino can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ureshino

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Karatsu, Yutoku Inari Shrine, Sakuramon, Maritime Self-Defense Force Sasebo Museum, Saga Castle Hommaru History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Yoshinogari Historical Park ©
Yoshinogari Historical Park
Yutoku Inari Shrine ©
Yutoku Inari Shrine
Karatsu Castle ©
Karatsu Castle

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