Nagasaki is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.
Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and surrounded by water. It includes a large number of island groups such as Tsushima and Iki.
Nagasaki was the only port in Japan open to international trade from the 17th to the 19th century. You can still see this past history through the city’s exotic townscape and many former foreign residences.
A local noodle dish called “Nagasaki Champon” invented in Nagasaki was a dish created by the chef of a Chinese restaurant in the Meiji era (Late 18th century) is something you should try during your visit. This dish was prepared for the students. It is different from ramen.
18% of the area are designated as Natural Parks, Quasi-National Parks and Prefectural Natural Parks.
Diving wise, there are many different diving places scattered throughout Nagasaki. You will never have enough time enjoy the whole of the waters in this area.