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Nagasaki Bekko Kogeikan

4-33 Matsugaemachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture 850-0921 , Japan
+81 95-827-4331
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Ranked #62 of 134 Attractions in Nagasaki
Type: Museums
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This Meiji period customs office was constructed in 1859. The unique small single storey brick building was rebuilt into Nagasaki City Bekko museum in 2002. Bekko is Japnaese word for the shell of hawksbill, a turtle type with ornate shell. The skills of bekko crafting was introduced by China. The museum had display of tools, technique and craftsmanship. However, the... More

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