H2 hotel is new, centrally located in Tsukimachi, Nagasaki, has public bath and free coffee & tea at the lobby. There are also many cute shops around.
We once booked there and had to do last minute cancellation due to bad weather. They were very understanding and assisted us swiftly.
Sakai-kun is a by appointment boutique with great selection independent Japan fashion brands.
Churi Oyster bar has really delicious oysters and also dragon udon.
Daikoku is a really cute standing Irish Pub. It’s also great when you just want to drink solo.
Dejima Wharf area is a must go! Nice art museum, nice view, small shops and restaurants. The Kengo Kuma exhibition was held when we visited. Impressive works!
Plusc store published zine in A2 poster format called 月刊大都会 (Gekkan Daitokai) which means “monthly big city”. Very well designed, a must go if you like graphic arts.
Tentekomai is an awesome izakaya with the best okonomiyaki ever.
Suwa shrine has easily become one of my favorite shrines in Japan. The statues here are so playful 😆
Some of the sakura trees bloomed when we went there. So lucky! They have a mini zoo, a bota mochi udon shop and small park with fountain.
You can listen to Nagasaki kite’s history told by a very passionate shop owner and kite expert, buy a kite and try to fly it on the hill nearby.
Sakamoto Ryoma is a samurai who started the first trading company that imported guns into Japan: Kameyama Sachu.
An iconic stone bridge at downtown Nagasaki. The Kyorakuen Chanpon shop has really delicious Sara Udon
The sunset view looks much better in person ;)
If you have car and love night city view so much, it might be worth to visit but it is a bit inconvenient to reach the top with public transport.