Travel Guide - Nagasaki

Rental car destinations for Nagasaki

Nagasaki is located in North-Western Kyushu. A long time ago, Japan closed off trade with all foreign countries, and secluded themselves from the rest of the world. However, they made an exception for dutch traders, and allowed them to trade only through the ports of Nagasaki. Because of this, the Nagasaki area was heavily influenced by the Dutch. While visiting Nagasaki, you can explore the many historical sites, and experience the uniqueness of this European influenced area. Be sure to try Nagasaki's Castella cakes as well!

Nagasaki Peace Park - Peace Memorial

Approx. 50 minutes from NICONICO Rent a Car Nagasaki Airport Location

A park built in 1955, near where the hypocenter of the Atomic Bomb that was dropped in August of 1945 during World War II. The park features a large statue and is located right next to the Atomic Bomb Museum.

7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, 852-8117, Japan

Glover Garden - Open Air Museum

Approx. 40 minutes from NICONICO Rent a Car Nagasaki Airport Location

Glover Garden is a museum that showcases the residential area of the wealthy foreign traders from the late 19th century. The main attractions include Thomas Glover's mansion, and Oura Church (A Catholic Cathedral).

5-3 Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture 850-0931

Dejima - Old Dutch Trading Post

Dejima was a man-made island, that was created to contain the Portuguese traders and missionaries away from the Japanese population back in the Edo period. During this time Portugal was the only country that was allowed to trade with Japan. Dejima is no longer an island, as most of it was integrated into the city, however, there are reconstruction projects to make Dejima an island once again by digging various trenches around it. For now, the area is open to tourists and exhibits several old-styled buildings, Portuguese and Japanese artifacts, and an old church. This is a great place to experience a beautiful piece of Japanese history!

Mt. Inasayama - Beautiful Night View

Approx. 50 minutes from NICONICO Rent a Car Nagasaki Airport Location

The view from Mt. Inasayama's observation deck is regarded as one of the most beautiful night time cityscapes in Japan. The observation point is located about 333 meters above sea level, and offers a 360-view of the city, ocean, and mountain views.

稲佐山公園、〒852-8012 長崎県長崎市淵町407−6

Huis Ten Bosch - Theme Park

Approx. 50 minutes away from the NICONICO Rent a Car Kagoshima Airport Location

Huis Ten Bosch is a Theme Park in Sasebo, Japan, designed to look like a small European town. It features several differently styled hotels, flower exhibitions (Please check their website for exact dates), windmills, light illuminations, restaurants, and museums.

〒859-3292 長崎県佐世保市ハウステンボス町1−1