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Address: 6-1 Dejimamachi, Nagasaki 850-0862, Nagasaki Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 95-821-7200
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An artificial island to which Dutch workers were restricted during Japan's...

An artificial island to which Dutch workers were restricted during Japan's era of isolation, the area is now being restored and includes historical buildings, a museum and a miniature model of the former island.

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History of Dutch Settlement in Japan

Travel by tram to Dejima. Paid 510 yen entrance, you see the 19th century Dutch settlement that was restored mostly in he year 2000 and 2006. it is owned by the Dutch east India... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travel by tram to Dejima. Paid 510 yen entrance, you see the 19th century Dutch settlement that was restored mostly in he year 2000 and 2006. it is owned by the Dutch east India company whose ships bring in trade.There is also Dejima theater which was stone warehouse built in 1865, Archeological center restored in 1957 and the former Nagasaki... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Japan, it's culture and history unfortunately I do think well of this place. Possibly part of it was still under renovation. It is basically a street with old buildings, nothing that interest me and not worth the entrance fee. Skip this place if you do not have much time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a small entrance fee of 510 yen to emter the old dutch settlement and it is probably the best 510 yen you will spend in Nagasaki. The site is undergoing some work at the moemnt and will be even better when this is completed. Regardless the village gives you a real feel for how things must have been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was a little dubious before going as other reviews a bit iffy, but we spent a couple of hours here and found it really interesting and learnt quite a bit. Exhibits have English annotations so can understand what's going on. Reproduction of rooms etc give a period feel. Came out and immediately wanted to read something more, so it obviously... More 

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1 Thank teadrinkerLondon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The entrance fee for adult is 510 yen. However, they offers so much more than the price. They are trying to restore the site where Japanese government loan to Dutch merchants when they "closed the country." Buildings are constructed according to ancient writing and paintings. All introductions are given in 4 languages: English, Chinese and Korean besides Japanese. There is... More 

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Brummen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Beeing Dutch it was a MUST to visit Dejima. They have rebuild several builings and the wall and it gives you a good insight in the past of this place. The exibitions in the building are nice and educating. Only the one about the archeology was a bit boring (sorry guys). You can also walk though the street of Dejima... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This is a good place to visit which is very informative about how that Dutch became the first real traders with Japan. Very enjoyable

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Auvillar, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Excellent museum visit, good for kids showing the old quarters that the visiting traders lived in as they sold their wares. Good short film on the history and cafe on site

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

If you visit Independence Hall in Philadelphia, you feel the atmosphere that Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, etc. would have experienced. You are there. As the Dejima brochure says, "...Japan's only open window to the outside world during Japan's period of isolation. The restorations of the 17th century building and displays of building construction, commerce and how life was lived by the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Thought this place would have more life about it, but found it a bit boring, a few over-priced seafood restaurants, not an awful lot to see. Luckily found a good Resturant round the corner. So much better places to see in this lovely city.

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