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Former Glover Residence

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Address: Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki 850-0931, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Founding father of Kirin Beer

One of the most influence man in modern Japan. A bussiness man, who developing trading and manufacturing in Japan especially in Nagasaki.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A worthwhile visit. Interesting to learn about the involvement of Europeans in the development of japan after the opening of Japanese ports and how Glover made his fortune. WWII and the impact on the family was sad.

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holland
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132 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Very interesting to see how "the chosen few" dwelled and lived in their time in this beautiful park with stunning view over the city and harbour of Nagasaki.

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Banjarmasin
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90 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

One of the most influence man in modern Japan. A bussiness man, who developing trading and manufacturing in Japan especially in Nagasaki.

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Sullivan, Ohio
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Views from the park are stunning, and I appreciated the free elevator to reach the upper end of the large park area. I wanted to see the sculpture of the soprano who sang the role of Madame Butterfly for 30 years, and a related sculpture of the opera composer, Puccini. The houses in the park represent Western style homes built... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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221 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
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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