Nagasaki Hana Dayori & G.W. Recommended Outdoor Information
This newsletter brings you information on tourism in Nagasaki. In this issue, we would like to introduce you to some of Nagasaki’s spring flowers that will make you forget about your tired mind due to the new coronavirus infection, and some of the outdoor spots that we recommend during Golden Week.
Recommend -1 Nagasaki Hana Dayori
Spring flowers are in full bloom throughout Nagasaki Prefecture. Please visit Nagasaki to take photos of the beautiful flowers such as cherry blossoms, rape blossoms and azaleas in full bloom.
The cherry blossoms of Omura Park, one of the 100 best places to view cherry blossoms in Japan (Omura City)
Best time to visit: Someiyoshino (late March – early April)
Omura Sakura: early April to mid-April
Omura Park, one of the “100 Best Places for Cherry Blossoms in Japan,” is home to a total of about 2,000 cherry trees that bloom one after another. Among them, the Omura Sakura cherry tree, which is designated as a national natural monument, has 10 sepals compared to 5 for ordinary cherry trees, and at least 60 petals, and as many as 200 petals, making it extremely graceful and elegant.
≪For more information, please contact≫
Address: 1-43, Kujima, Omura City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 0957-53-4111 (Omura City Tourism Promotion Division)
❶Cherry blossoms in Futo Park (Nagasaki City)
Address：3-510-6 Irabayashi, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 095-829-1184 (Nagasaki City Community Development Section 2 (Central))
❷Cherry blossoms in Sasebo Park (Sasebo City)
<<For more information>>
Address：Sasebo Park, Hirase-cho, Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 0956-22-6630 (Sasebo Tourist Information Center in JR Sasebo Station)
Flower viewing spot (Rape blossoms)
Rape blossoms at Shirakimine Highland
Best time to see: Late March – early April
About 100,000 rape blossoms dye the entire slope yellow and you can enjoy the flowers with the Ariake Sea and Mt Unzen in the background.
Address: Shirakimine Town, Isahaya City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 0957-23-9003（Cosmos Flower Space Center)
Cherry blossom viewing spot (azalea)
Miyama-kirishima in Unzen
Best time to visit: Late April – Late May
Miyama-kirishima is a narrow-leafed small-flowered azalea, also known as “Unzen azalea”, which begins to bloom around late April in the Unzen Jigoku area.
<< For more information, please contact >>
Address: Unzen, Kohama-cho, Unzen City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 0957-73-3434 (Unzen Onsen Tourist Association)
▼For other flower information in Nagasaki Prefecture, click here.
Spring is in full swing! Nagasaki Flower Tour ⇒ https://www.nagasaki-tabinet.com/feature/ohanami
Recommend -2 Outdoor Information
How about leisure and camping in Nagasaki without the dense crowd?
Nakase Meadow Campground
A campground with a panoramic view of the Genkai Sea
The Nakase Grassland Campground is a large grassland with a panoramic view of the Genkai Sea, and on a clear day you can even see the island of Iki. Also, at night, the fishing fires of the fishing boats are fantastic.
It was reopened in April 2020. There are observation sites where you can enjoy camping with a panoramic view of the Genkai Sea, vehicle sites where you can easily camp with your car alongside, and day-camp sites where you can enjoy camping on a day trip, so you can use the site according to your camping style and enjoyment.
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Address: 1111-2, Ohkubomen, Tahira-cho, Hirado City, Nagasaki Prefecture
A resort in the forest
A campground with cottage bungalows surrounded by the forest and waterfront by the Isanoura Dam lake. You can enjoy a variety of leisure activities such as cycling and barbecue, as well as hands-on bamboo craftwork and woodwork using materials found in nature, all in the midst of beautiful nature.
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Address: 1133-48 Minami-go, Nakaura, Saikai Town, Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture
TEL: 0959-32-9087 (Experience Exchange Center)
An adventure to remember for a lifetime
The concept of this island is an “island of adventure.” You can enjoy survival experiences, activities, and camping on an uninhabited island with no electricity, gas, or running water. An instructor will support you, so even beginners can feel at ease.
Address: 727-2, Kameura-go, Saikai-cho, Saikai-shi, Nagasaki
TEL: 0959-29-5005 (Tajima BASE, Omura Bay Resort)
The fifth issue of “S and N,” a free magazine published jointly by Saga and Nagasaki prefectures, is now available!
The theme of the 5th issue is “Cape Tour” in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture and Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture.
The fifth issue of “S and N,” a free magazine published jointly by Saga and Nagasaki prefectures, has been completed in order to promote the attractive local area in preparation for the opening of the Kyushu Shinkansen West Kyushu Route in 2022. This issue introduces Karatsu City and Saikai City under the theme of “Cape Tour.” This free magazine is available at various stores and general stores around the Kansai area, please contact us for more information.
The first, second, third and fourth issues of S and N are now available for free on the web at https://www.saga-ebooks.jp/
S and N staff members are also updating their social networking services as needed!
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