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Hashima Island

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Address: Nagasaki 851-1315, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Where else can you see modern ruins?

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... read more

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Well worth a visit. It only takes 30 mins by boat and you get a good view circling around the island. There are on,y 3 viewing spots on the island but the commentary in the English audio guide was excellent and gave you a good impression of what life must have been like on the island

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a quite interesting and unique part of history as up to 5000 people lived here at one time. These were not just the miners themselves but their entire families and as such, all the necessities that is needed for a functioning society was built on this tiny island. As with a lot of other reviews, all of these... More 

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Address: Nagasaki 851-1315, Nagasaki Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Nagasaki

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