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Address: Higashi-yamate-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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History Without Meaning

If it wasn't for the title, it's just a steep walk. The name itself is a good reflection of previous generations of Japanese culture, but you don't really get any appreciation for... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Ippei K

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New Delhi, India
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339 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is unnecessarily hyped tourist destination when it is just a slope on a hill to return from the Dutch Cathedral and is lined with souvenir shops . It makes a good backdrop for pictures too but that's all about it .

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

If it wasn't for the title, it's just a steep walk. The name itself is a good reflection of previous generations of Japanese culture, but you don't really get any appreciation for the history when you work here.

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McLean, Virginia
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112 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

All the former foreigner houses in this area are barren, some turned into photo galleries of old times. Reminiscent of a similar quarter in Koba which may be a more interesting. If you don't get there, don't feel you've missed anything. No 1. and 2 sites in Nagasaki, which I loved -- so historically reminiscent of Hong Kong and other... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It was very great place to visit with young people to explain about the cultural differences between the oldern days and modern now...

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UK
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457 reviews
354 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Close to Oura catholic church it is an area with great views of the bay containing attractive western style preserved clapboard buildings.

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1 Thank Datchet
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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71 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went here without much direction, and getting around in this area was kind of hard. The slope is REALLY steep, and it was a pain to navigate in the car. If possible, I would recommend walking because it would be easier to take in the sights that way.

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1 Thank Korinirin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I thought it was an ok trip. Nothing much to see. The first house on the left is open for public, and you can get some coffee and castella.

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1 Thank Guitaravaganza
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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914 reviews
405 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This slope is called Netherlands street. Old days traders from Netherlands had their houses and offices around this slope. Plants covered walls of the slope. It's nostalgic atmosphere.

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1 Thank mat_mak
Yokohama, Japan
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Well, if you like walking this isn't that bad, but I wouldn't recommend it to people who have bad knees. It really isn't that bad, some of the houses were open and you can go in and look around. It is a pleasant look into the past for free.

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1,014 reviews
465 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

It's a quiet street that leads through one of the colonial districts. Some nice houses and that's it, an easy detour when on the way to Glover Garden.

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