Things to do in Nagasaki include visiting historic sites, memorials, Hollywood film locations, landmark buildings, cultural sites and prominent shrines, plus enjoying natural adventures. The city is synonymous with the nuclear attack that helped end World War II. You can visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Peace Park and the Urakami Cathedral to commemorate the victims of the bombing. At Hashima Island, you have the chance to tour abandoned mines which have served as a location in James Bond films.

Cultural institutions abound here, including ­Ōura Church, Suwa Shrine and the Nagasaki Shinchi Chinatown, which is famed for its shopping and dining opportunities. The Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum showcases important modern art. At Huis Ten Bosch, the family can enjoy a theme park designed to mimic a Dutch town.

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