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Former Glover Residence

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Address: Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki 850-0931, Nagasaki Prefecture

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Same as the gardens

Part of the garden tour, you can get up and close to the house. Grand views and beautiful gardens, just a lot of walking to get to this place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Part of the garden tour, you can get up and close to the house. Grand views and beautiful gardens, just a lot of walking to get to this place.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This house is in Glover Park so if you pay to get into that you can see this. One house or another didn't stand out for me I thought they were all equally interesting. The park is a lovely calm place where you can rest and relax away from the heat.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The park offers a great view of the harbor. Around Christmas, there's special lighting at night. It's a pity the day ticket cannot be used at night again.

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A very difficult access as the residence is at the top of a very steep hill. On the grounds there are escalators to assist but no such help in reaching the grounds. Interesting site if not earth shaking. So many shops on the way up the hill, all selling their own versions of what we would call 'pound cake', a... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A time capsule in the gardens. The house looks like it could have been in the UK but is in Nagasaki. The house is "dressed" as though the occupants have just left.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Seated on a hilly area, the Clover Garden provide many viewing spots of the overview of Nagasaki. From the entrance, this place didn't look very interesting, but it was a good 2-3 hour tour afterwards. Many beautiful western architecture. A good place to learn about part of Nagasaki's history as a port city.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This house is part of the complex known as Glover Garden and was built in 1863 by Thomas Glover - a Scotsman who made a large contribution to bringing Japan into the industrial age. His house reflect his status not least its position at the top of the hill allowing for stunning panoramic views over the port & harbour. Inside... More 

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Tottori, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This house is so magical - it's going to be my future home - or at least have several of it's outstandingly charming features melded into my dream abode - lovely. Interesting man that Glover was too, which you can read about as you tour the residence.

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This has been kept as if the family were still in residence - very interesting to walk around, historically interesting, good explanations

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Groningen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Interesting and fascinating. But all was much the worse for wear. Buildings are in need of total revamp. Great views and pleasant gardens (but the gardens are far less attractive than they were when I visited five years ago). It's also too bad that many of the exhibits have only limited English or no English at all. Japanese is spoken... More 

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Address: Address: Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki 850-0931, Nagasaki Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Nagasaki

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