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Nagasaki Teil VI: die ältesten Japans

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Heute schließen wir die Nagasaki-Reihe einmal vorerst mit einem Bericht über die Oura-Kirche und Meganebashi, die jeweils älteste Kirche/Brücke Japans, ab. Oura-Kirche Als älteste christliche Kirche Japans gilt die Oura-Kirche. Sie steht in der Nähe des Glover Garden und wurde

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Nagasaki Teil IV: Spuren niederländischer Einflüsse

Im letzten Beitrag unserer Nagasaki-Reihe drehte sich alles um Chinatown und das alte chinesische Neujahrsfest, heute Laternenfest genannt. Heute widmen wir unseren Fokus einer anderen Bevölkerungsgruppe, die eine große Rolle in Nagasaki spielte: die Niederländer. Dejima Dejima ist eine künstliche

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Nagasaki Teil III: der chinesische Einfluss

Heute dreht sich unsere Nagasaki-Reihe um das famose Chinatown und sein weltberühmtes Laternenfest! Chinatown Chinatown ist das Ergebnis aus Nagasakis Rolle als Hafen- und Handelsstadt und der strikten japanischen Absperre nach Außen (die sogenannte „Sakoku“-Außenpolitik). Zwischen dem 15. und 19.

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Nagasaki Teil II: Atombombe

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Im zweiten Teil unserer Nagasaki-Reihe stellen wir den Nagasaki Friedenspark und das Nagasaki Atombombenmuseum vor. Nagasaki Friedenspark Dank seiner Rolle als Hafenstadt, hat Nagasaki eine vielfältige Kultur, beeinflusst durch Handelsverbindungen nach Korea, China aber auch Portugal oder die Niederlande. Heutzutage

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Nagasaki Teil I

Kyushu, die südlichste der fünf japanischen Inseln, ist reich an kulturellen und historischen Schätzen. In unserer neuen Blogreihe wenden wir den Blick ab von Fukuoka, der größten Stadt Kyushus, und richten unser Augenmerk auf Nagasaki (長崎), einer der wichtigsten Handelsposten

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Kyūshū is the most south of all five Japanese islands and offers a huge variety of cultural and historical treasures. Even though Fukuoka is the biggest city of Kyūshū, there is way more to explore on the Japanese south coast.

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018

From February 16 to March 4, you have the chance to attend the “Nagasaki Lantern Festival”. During this festival, a large number of lanterns is set up around the old and new China Town as well as at favorite tourists

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2017

From January 28 to February 11, you have the chance to attend the “Nagasaki Lantern Festival”. During this festival, a large number of lanterns is set up around the old and new China Town as well as at favorite tourists

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Kyūshū is the most south of all five Japanese islands and offers a huge variety of cultural and historical treasures. Even though Fukuoka is the biggest city of Kyūshū, there is way more to explore on the Japanese south coast.

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Tourist spots in Nagasaki (Part ten) – Dutch Slope

Today we are in Nagasaki again and we are proud to introduce a new tourist spot to you! The Dutch Slope is a famous spot in Nagasaki, as it is located in Higashiyamate, the part of the city, which has

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Nagasaki Kunchi 2016

From October 7 to 9, the Nagasaki Kunchi took place again Nagasaki city. Kunchi are traditional harvest festivals in Kyushu. As all the Kunchi (see also Karatsu Kunchi and Hakata Okunchi), this festival is celebrated to thank the gods for

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Tourist spots in Nagasaki (Part nine) – Ōura Church

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There are still many places to visit in Nagasaki. Today, we will focus on Ōura Church. This church, which is located near Glover Garden, was founded by two French priests in 1864 and is said to be the oldest church

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Tourist spots in Nagasaki (Part eight) – Mount Inasa

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And again we travel through Nagasaki to see interesting tourist spots you should not leave out when visiting Nagasaki. Nagasaki can be very appealing at night, so what could be better than enjoying a nice view over city at night.

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Tourist spots in Nagasaki (Part seven) – Suwa Shrine

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Today we visit a famous Shrine in Nagasaki city – Suwa Shrine. The shrine was erected in 1614 and though it wasn’t much visited at that time, it is now famous for its Nagasaki Kunchi, a festival taking place on

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Tourist spots in Nagasaki (Part six) – Meganebashi

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Today, we take a look at another historic side in Nagasaki. The Meganebashi, in English translated as Spectacles Bridge, was built in 1634 and is said to be Japan’s oldest arch bridge and is therefore an important cultural property of

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