How to go from Fukuoka to Nagasaki ?

Seat and look at the great views 

 the kamome train 

Discover Fukuoka with a Japan Rail Pass
This route is served by the Limited Express Kamome trains and is covered by the Japan Rail Pass, the All Kyushu Pass, the North Kyushu Pass. For great views of the Ariake Sea be sure to reserve a seat on the left-hand side of the train as you travel from Fukuoka to Nagasaki.

0 KM - HAKATA (FUKUOKA)Hakata Station is the main station of Fukuoka city. Renovated in 2011, this central hub has shopping, rail lines, subway lines, and a direct 10-minute connection to the airport.
14 KM - 0H11- FUTSUKAICHI Futsukaichi is a small onsen town.
29 KM - 0H20 - TOSU The highlight here seems to be the Tosu Premium Outlet with over 100 stores.
32 KM - 0H24 - SHIN-TOSUThis is a second station newly built in Tosu as an interchange between this line and the Kyushu Shinkansen.
The ariake sea is on the left - hand when you travel from Fukuoka to Nagasaki
54 km - 0H37 - SAGAVisit the Saga City Historical and Ethnological Museum with houses from the Edo, Meiji and Taisho periods. If you have a few hours to spare around Saga Station, you can visit Horie Shrine, just to the north-west and dating back to the 13th century. You can rent a bicycle and follow the old JR Saga Line past some old stations and visit the most famous sight in Saga,the Chikugo River Lift Bridge. Those visiting in October may belucky enough to catch the Saga Balloon Festival, a week-longevent and one of the largest in the world.
68 KM - 0H46 - HIZENYAMAGUCHIChange here for trains to Arita, famous for Imari porcelain and the port of Sasebo.

Nagasaki Glover Garden
83 KM - 0H57- HIZENKASHIMA You can start to see the beautiful Ariake Sea on the left side of the train. Once a year, Kashima holds the Kashima Gatalympics, an event made purely to try and put the city on the map. Teams from all over the world compete in Olympic-style games, but in thick mud leading to interesting consequences.
129 km - 1H37 - ISAHAYAIf you are heading to Unzen Onsen, you will need to change to a non-JR line here.
152 km - 1H52 - URAKAMIThe nearest station to the Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park.
154 km - 1H55 - NAGASAKI
discover nagasaki
What to see in Nagasaki ?

What to see ?
An open air museum, the garden of the first western house built in Japan, that of a Scottish merchant, ThomasGlover, who was instrumental in the development of Kirin beer.
Open daily, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., ¥610.

The park, the Atomic Bomb Museum and Hypocenter Park is a sobering place to reflect on the events of 1945 and the huge loss of life suffered by the city. Open daily except December 29 to 31, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,¥200.

About 20 km off the coast of Nagasaki is Gunkanjima ‘Battleship Island’, made famous in the James Bond film Skyfall as the inspiration for the baddies lair. A recently added boat dock allows you to land and get a little closer to what was at one time the most densely populated place on earth.
3 hours boat tours, around ¥4000. Reservations recommended on weekend and during holidays.

Learn more about Nagasaki with our Japan Experience Travel Guide.
Where to stay in Nagasaki ?

Where to stay ?
5-35 Gotomachi, Nagasaki 850-0036
Tel : 09-5826-1211 / www.s-peria.com/nagasaki/en
500 meters from JR Nagasaki train station, this hotel provides modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. Convenient and modern.

Located right in frontof Chinatown, from Nagasaki Station take the tram for 6 minutes to Tsukimachi. From there the hotel is a minute on foot.
7-24 Doza-machi, Nagasaki, 850-0841
Tel : 09-5820-5489 / www.hotespa.net/hotels/nagasaki
Enjoy the hotels complimentary public bath
Where to eat in Nagasaki ?

Where to eat ?
KOUZANROU 江山楼 中華街本店
Enter Chinatown from the Tsukimachi street car station, then take the first left and continue to the end of the street.
Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Tel : 09-5821-3735 / www.kouzanrou.com
Nagasaki has the first Chinatown in Japan with roots in the 17th century, this is the best place in the south to get noodles

Nagasaki’s most famous confection, castella, in all shapes and sizes. Hakusuido is located on the street directly perpendicular to Shianbashi street car station.
Open daily, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tel : 09-5820-5489 / www.momokasutera.com

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