Glover Garden, Nagasaki

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Glover Garden shows off an array of Western-style homes that once belonged to the area's foreign residents. The latter half of the 19th century saw the country's age of isolation ended, as trade reopened with Europe and North America. Explore the open-air museum and you'll see the luxurious mansions and residences of railroad tycoons, merchants, and other foreigners who once lived here. Don't miss the home of industrialist Andrew Glover--the building blends Japanese and Western architecture and offers a sweeping view of the city harbor. To visit Glover Garden and get the most from your holiday in Nagasaki, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nagasaki trip maker .
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  • It is a famous facility that there is no need to explain. You can see the historical brilliance of Nagasaki as well as the collection of houses of the past and valuable ity. If you enjoy a leisurely stroll, you will need half a day. If you turn quickly, you can go around even for an hour. Because It walks, it is recommended to visit with shoes that I am used to wearing. However, it is a wonderful location where you can see the whole city of Nagasaki, so it is recommended to take the time to visit slowly while enjoying the scenery. Costumes are available for rent in the facility, and some people rent Western clothes and take a walk at that time. This is also the best match between the Western-style building and the park, there is no sense of discomfort. This time the main Glover house was under going into renovation, but I'm lucky rather than sorry. The frame of the roof and the wall that the exterior was peeled off may be seen only 100 years after the next repair is necessary. Involuntarily, I looked at it with a jerk. I was satisfied with the opposite because I can see the finished figure at any time. I think that it is difficult to maintain such a building with a small admission fee, but I want you to maintain this state forever as a facility where you can experience the history of the Meiji Restoration and modern Japan from the end of the Edo period only in Nagasaki. It can be said that it is one of the facilities which should stop first of all when coming to Nagasaki.
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  • When you go to Glover Garden, there are many people who get off under Oura Cathedral, but if you go to the next Ishibashi Electric Station, there is an elevator that goes up diagonally called Sky Road, so you can climb at once. It was a very good course when I entered the Glover Garden from there and went on a rainy day. It is a pity that Glover Garden was under construction.
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  • Glover Garden is an open air museum in Nagasaki that exhibits mansions of several of the city's former foreign residents and related buildings. It is located on the hill where Western merchants settled down after the end of Japan's era of seclusion in the second half of the 19th century. The main attraction of the garden is the Former Glover House, the oldest Western-style wooden building in Japan. Thomas Glover (1838-1911) was a Scottish merchant who moved to Nagasaki after the opening of its port to foreign trade in 1859. He later assisted some of the revolutionaries who would eventually overthrow the Tokugawa Shogunate in the Meiji Restoration.
  • The garden is beautiful. So wide, so wild and peaceful. It will remind you about a long time long time ago. You can rent old clothes to take a photo. Unfortunately, when I came here, they had day-off 🤣. Anyway, if you want to run away far from city which is noisy, here is good for your soul 😉😉
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