Nagasaki Shore Excursion

Visit the Nagasaki Peace Park and its commemorative memorials, explore the history of this important port city, taste the local flavors, marvel the views from a hill high observatory during our one-day shore excursion in Nagasaki. A recommended one-day tour for cruise ship passengers that can also be tailored to those just visiting the area.

8 hours


  • Visit the top sites in Nagasaki such as the Peace Park complex, Dejima area, Mt. Inasayama observatory
  • Learn about the rich history and culture of the area
  • Enjoy the shore excursion in a private vehicle with a dedicated local guide


Discover Nagasaki, a vibrant port city on the island of Kyushu. Learn more about its tragic past tied to the atomic bombing in early August of 1945. Discover its older history when it was the door to the outside world during Japan's isolation between the 17th and mid 19th century. See one of the most magnificent stone bridges - Meganebashi. Visit the nearby Kofukuji Temple, founded in the first half of the 17th century by a Chinese monk. Kofukuji is one of the most important Chinese Buddhist temples in the country. No visit to Nagasaki is complete without honoring the victims of the atomic bombing and appreciation of world peace in the Nagasaki Peace Park, where numerous commemorative memorials are located. End your Nagasaki shore trip excursion by checking out the scenic views of this port city from Mt. Inasayama. 


Tour itinerary
*Departure times may vary. 

09:00 Depart from Nagasaki Port
09:15 - 10:15 Visit Kofukuji Temple, one of the most important Chinese Buddhist temples across the country, and the nearby Meganebashi (Spectacles Bridge) - an elegant stone bridge originally built in the 17th century and designated as important cultural property
10:30 - 12:30 Head on to Dejima, a man-made island located in the port of Nagasaki, which once served as the only gateway between Japan and the outside world, during the country's isolation from the 17th to the second half of the 19th century;
Have lunch in the area;
12:45 - 14:30 Visit the Nagasaki Peace Park and the commemorative memorials in its complex
15:00 - 16:00 Mt. Inasayama and its observatory, reachable by rope way - see the stunning views of sprawling Nagasaki harbor from the summit at the 333 meter high mountain
16.30 Return to Nagasaki Port

Important information

Included in price

  • English-speaking guide
  • Private transportation (private cab, Toyota Alphard, Hi-Ace van - depending on the number of passengers)
  • Admission fees

Not included

  • Local lunch
  • Any personal expenses incurred

When you make your inquiry, kindly let us know whether you need to go through the immigration process at your port of entry in Japan as that would affect the itinerary of the shore excursion. 

Know before you book

  • Cancellation: 
    7 days prior: free of charge
    6-2 days prior: 40% of tour price
    1 day prior: 50 % of tour price
    On the day, no-show: 100 % of tour price

Starting point

Nagasaki Port
Nagasaki 7-16 Matsugaemachi, Nagasaki-shi, Nagasaki 850-0921 

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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