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I went to Sanno jinja after my visit to peace Park. At the peace park, I met a group of teachers... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2018
Bigfoot27
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Singapore, Singapore
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Easy to find

Not sure what can be said about it, easily found. Just beyond it, if you are coming up the steps... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
S H
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Torii are gates or arches of stone that traditionally form the entrance to Japanese temples. This one in Nagasaki stands on only one vertical pillar or leg because the other was blown away by atomic blast that destroyed most of the city in 1945. The...more
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2-6-56 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8102, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

I went to Sanno jinja after my visit to peace Park. At the peace park, I met a group of teachers who were guiding the Japanese students to go through a history trail which required them to visit Sanno jinja and one legged torii as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bigfoot27
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I fail to see the need to make this a major tourist site! It survived the bomb, but that is all the good you can say about it. You will see far too many gates in Japan that are far superior to this one in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 1234texas
Reviewed July 7, 2018

It’s a lasting reminder of the atomic bomb. I’m not sure of its exact distance from the hypocenter. Interesting to see but there isn’t anything else there.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Not much to see here, but an interesting survivor of the atomic bomb. We were nearby so we diverted to see it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Not sure what can be said about it, easily found. Just beyond it, if you are coming up the steps, are a couple of benches and the remains of the other half of the pillar.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank S H
Reviewed October 2, 2017

In that it is a place of reverence. Not really close to the other attractions, walk up, up, uphill and then a climb up the stairs. Kind of tucked out of the way. You'd never see it unless you chose to visit it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dianeoh1950
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

It's interesting that it's there and it survived the bombing but it's just a Torii. You can do a lot of Nagasaki in a day and it's small enough to walk between most places. Use the readily available tourist maps and see this passing by...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank abidisney86
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We walked the few blocks from the trolley station to see this. You can get a photo from the bottom of the many stairs or make the climb. I would call this a must see site but it is unique.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John E
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Youll see the photos in the museum so worth going to have a look at this monument now surrounded by the suburbs of Nagasaki.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SingBob
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This was close to my airbnb, so I ventured out to see this unique landmark. One thing I'm MOST impressed with, about Nagasaki, is their use of signage to point out various landmarks. In all my world travels, no city has been more informative than...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Elyse B
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