Nagasaki Prefecture’s Fantastically Shining Town – Nagasaki Lantern FestivalSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
Approximately 15,000 richly colored lanterns and decorated objects of varying sizes, from big to small, fantastically illuminate and color the town.
Every day during the event period, each venue hosts a variety of shows, including dragon dances, Chinese acrobatics, and erhu performances. This event is fun and popular thanks to its cheerful atmosphere.
The event was originally held by residents of Nagasaki Chinatown to celebrate the lunar new year, but ever since the events scope was broadened as of 1994, it has become an event representative of Nagasaki that sees over 1 million tourists visiting each year.
HUIS TEN BOSCH; Flowers & Light Kingdom in KyusyuSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
The destination for this trip was “HAUS TEN BOSCH” in Sasebo City, Nagasaki in Kyusyu area. The reason we picked this theme park was to visit the “must-see” event, “Flower & Light Kingdom”.
Huis Ten BoschSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
Huis Ten Bosch is Japan’s most expansive theme park, boasting an area of around 1.52 million square meters!
Winter Feast! Capybara’s Open-Air Bath 2016-2017SaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
Capybaras are originally from the warm continent of South America, and they love baths and are great swimmers! This event shows off a “special appearance” of capybaras, as they bathe carefreely and play around in the warm water.
Gunkanjima (Hashima Island)SaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
In 1810, coal was discovered on what is now called Gunkanjima. 80 years later, in 1890, Mitsubishi acquired ownership of the island and began going all-out mining it for coal. As the mined coal turned out to be of exceptionally good quality, for almost 100 years Gunkanjima prospered as an undersea coal mining area.