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Nagasaki


Megane-bashi, the Spectacles Bridge in Nagasaki, Japan:
Megane-bashi, the Spectacles Bridge in Nagasaki, Japan
Nagasaki is a port city, and the capital and largest city of the Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan. As of 2007, Nagasaki had a population of 459,198.

On August 9th 1945, in the final days of World War II, Nagasaki was hit by the second atomic bomb used in warfare (the first was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th). Somewhere between 40,000 and 75,000 people were killed, about another 75,000 injured, and the northern parts of the city were destroyed.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: An Illustrated History Anthology and Guide

By Magnus Bartlett

Odyssey Books & Maps
Paperback (320 pages)

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: An Illustrated History Anthology and Guide
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As the 70th anniversary of their destruction approaches, Odyssey tells the story of these uniquely twinned cities using literary extracts from Socrates, Murasaki Shikibu, St Francis Xavier, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Commodore Perry, Vincent Van Gogh, Giacomo Pucci

City Maps Nagasaki Japan

By James McFee

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (24 pages)

City Maps Nagasaki Japan
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City Maps Nagasaki Japan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Nagasaki adventure :)

Lonely Planet Kyushu & Okinawa (Travel Guide Chapter)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2016-03-01
Kindle Edition (904 pages)

Lonely Planet Kyushu & Okinawa (Travel Guide Chapter)
 
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Lonely Planet Kyushu & Okinawa is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you in this region. See where the last samurai made their last stand at Kumamoto Castle, recharge in a riverside rotemburo (outdoor baths) in Kurokawa Onsen or take a ferry to a simpler time on the living museum island of Taketomi-jima, all with your trusted travel companion. Begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Kyushu & Okinawa:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - the history, the people, outside activities, the arts, the food, the architecture
  • Useful features - includes Need to Know, First Time, Travel with Children, Eat and Drink like a Local, Skiing in Japan, Japan on a Budget, Hiking in Japan, Visiting an Onsen
  • Covers Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Hirado, Kumamoto, Osumi, Amami, and more

eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)

  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges
  • Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews
  • Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience
  • Seamlessly flip between pages
  • Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash
  • Embedded links to recommendations' websites
  • Zoom-in maps and images
  • Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Kyushu & Okinawa is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled in this particular region of Japan.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Japan for a comprehensive look at all that the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Note: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images found in the physical edition

Nagasaki and Vicinity: A Grayscale Travel Book to Color (Traveling Our World) (Volume 1)

By Dottie Cooper Katz

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (66 pages)

Nagasaki and Vicinity: A Grayscale Travel Book to Color (Traveling Our World) (Volume 1)
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The first in a series of "A Grayscale Travel Book to Color". Nagasaki and Vicinity is the first in the series. There are 31 images to color, and printed on one side of the page. A brief synopsis explains where the original photos were taken on each of my travels. They are then configured into a grayscale drawing for you to color and make beautiful in your own way. Keep in mind that it was spring, therefore a lot of the areas are loaded with beautiful flowers, just waiting for you to bring them to life. Enjoy!

You Only Live Twice 50th Anniversary Guide to Japan

By Martijn Mulder

DMD Digital
Paperback (172 pages)

You Only Live Twice 50th Anniversary Guide to Japan
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In 1966, Eon Productions decided to film the fifth James Bond adventure in Japan: You Only Live Twice, based on the novel by Ian Fleming which was published two years before. The film that resulted from these efforts came out in 1967 and was an unsurpassed visual spectacle. The exciting Tokyo neon signs, the beautiful countryside temples and the rural villages and volcanoes gave the film a very exotic background. Today, Japan is still a very attractive travel destination and this book will encourage you to follow the tracks of her majesty’s best known secret agent, 007.

Go on an exciting journey from Tokyo to Kagoshima, revisiting all the filming locations used in You Only Live Twice. From Osato Chemicals HQ to Tiger Tanaka’s countryside house, from Blofeld’s volcano base to the remote shrine where Bond married Kissy. It's an action packed adventure for movie buffs, bond fans and film location hunters. Includes a bonus trip to Hashima (Gunkanjima or Battleship Island) in Nagasaki Bay, which served as the model for Silva’s hideout in Skyfall

Written by Martijn Mulder (author of "On the tracks of 007"), with an introduction by Oscar® winning sound editor Norman Wanstall, this guide contains 170 pages filled with info, behind the scenes photos, location photos and maps. It is the ultimate field guide dedicated to the 50th anniversary of You Only Live Twice.
 

Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018: panoramic view, 3D and Best Art Painting. (Nagasaki Festival Series)

By Kenzo Nakamura

Released: 2018-02-18
Kindle Edition (21 pages)

Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018: panoramic view, 3D and Best Art Painting. (Nagasaki Festival Series)
 
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The Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018 will be held from February 16 (Fri) to March 4 (Sun). This book is the fast press, and there are panoramic view, 3D and Best Art Painting. You can enjoy and feel the Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018.
I hope that it will be the guide for you, who is the first visitor.


 
 
 

 
 
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