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Address: 17-3 Motofunamachi | Nagasaki Port Teminal Building 1F, Nagasaki 850-0035, Nagasaki Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 95-822-5002
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A very special ruins from coal mine

Gunkanjima is such a unique place where coal miners abandoned the island around 40 years ago after the fall of coal consumption. Yamasa cruise had offered a high-valued service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
ugin38
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Gunkanjima is such a unique place where coal miners abandoned the island around 40 years ago after the fall of coal consumption. Yamasa cruise had offered a high-valued service. We joined the itinerary with landing sightseeing. Despite I know some Japanese it is always nice to have English guide - and they do offer an English guide for the part... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

The trip is very expensive compared to other activities in Japan. The boat trip takes about 1 1/2 hour and the trip to the island about half an hour. Only japanese speaking guides. You are not allowed to walk around by yourself. You make a brief stop at 3 spots. Don't see much of the island. Not worth the money... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Finding the place to book the rip was a major expedition..They were not located where they say they are so after much looking around i found them. They trip was very expensive and the tour was all in Japanese so don't expect much. The island is very cool and i wish we could walk around it more.

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