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Nyokodo, Nagai Takashi Museum

Address: 22-6 Uenomachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture 852-8113, Japan
Phone Number: +81 95-844-3496
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Ranked #24 of 139 Attractions in Nagasaki
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Nyokodo, literally meaning "the chamber for those who love others like their loved ones", is really a tiny space where Dr Takashi Nagai spent his last couple of years while suffering the severe radiation side effects. The small museum next to it exhibits his books and stuff. I couldn't further imagine how he was shocked to learn his lovely wife... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

On my way to Urakami Cathedral I visited this little museum in memory of Dr Takashi Nagai, author of 'The Bells of Nagasaki'. Radiologist by profession, Dr Nagai survived the Second Atomic Bomb dropped on Nagasaki in 1945, he dedicated last years of his life to treating orphans and victims of the explosion. Already a nationally recognised figure he also... More 

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