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Hashima Island

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Address: , Nagasaki 851-1315, Nagasaki Prefecture
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A must visit for Nagasaki

We booked on a local tour to visit Hashima. A ferry ride out to one of the islands to visit the musuem first before Hashima. It is definitely a must see while in Nagasaki. It does... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We booked on a local tour to visit Hashima. A ferry ride out to one of the islands to visit the musuem first before Hashima. It is definitely a must see while in Nagasaki. It does get cold on the ferry ride if you're sitting on the top deck which has uninterrupted views. Our guide actually gave us a brochure... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Due to waves from the typhoon, the boat had to turn around, but went around the island slowly to give people plenty of opportunities to take photos and listen to the information in Japanese followed by video showing how people lived. If I were you, I would not worry about English guide, etc. Just read things on the web and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very popular, make sure to book ahead. We visited with the Battleship islan Concierge company. They were very enthousiastic. English audio guides were supplied. These cover the full 45 mintutes on the island, but unfortunately not the interesting Japanese explanation that we received on the 45 minute boat ride. We did not book ahead, and were told all trips were... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We spent a day touring this interesting site. Lots to see, and lots to take in! The boat ride over gives a great opportunity for pictures and viewing the scenery!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

With boat in half hour to Battleship island pleasant trip through harbor. Island is only accessible at smal part with 3 spots to take pictures There are 2 tours a day

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was on this island the day when Gunkan island was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site. Since our group was the first that day we were greeted and interviewed by various TV crews. IMHO This island's history can be questionable to be consider a world heritage site. After a 40 mins ferry ride from Nagasaki, we started to... More 

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We saw this island on the Discovery channel years ago and put it on "The Bucket List". It certainly didn't disappoint, the boat leaves right from the main dock area and is easy to find, the office staff and crew are terrific not as lot of English spoken but a lot of fun. Before landing they take you right around... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is truly amazing, at its peak it’s the most congested place on earth and today it is an isolated island with crumpling buildings. This place could be a highly populated place like Singapore or Hong Kong with all the people gone. I would say that this place evokes emotions and thoughts. It can be a quiet reflection of... More 

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Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A must see place if you ever visit Japan. This place has an amazing history.. I believe that it worths to visit and learn about it.

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Traveled by boat about 50 minutes out of Nagasaki and entered the Hashima Island. At the island we had a 45 minutes tour in Japanese but one guide translated the things in English for us. Strange place to visit but definitely a must see in Nagasaki. The boater provided big hats for the burning sun and a information leaflet about... More 

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