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Rest Spot Spots in Unzen / Shimabara Area

  • Roadside Station Mizunashi Honjin Fukae
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    Nagasaki Pref. Minamishimabarashi Fukaechou Tei 6077
    "This roadside station is located in Tei, Fukae-cho, Minamishimabara City along the Shimabara Highway. It has a shop with approximately 1,000 specialty products and original products such as ""Somen Kanrinto"" and ""Iriko Senbei,"" restaurant offering the local Shimabara cuisine ""Guzoni,"" stores for Miyamakirishima azaleas and an antiques store. In addition, there is also Memorial Park of Houses Destroyed by Debris Flow, that shows the damage from an eruption of Mt. Unzen Fugen, and a Large Pyroclastic Flow Experience Center that shows valuable footage during disasters. You can see Mt. Heiseishinzan from the premises."

    Mt Fugen volcano erupted in 1991 and the lava from the volcano ran down the slopes of the mountain to the sea. In its path was the small village of Mizunashi. The lava cut a swath through the village...

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This hidden corner of the country is rural Japan at its best, where underground activity is to thank for active volcanoes and bubbling natural hot springs along the Shimabara Peninsula as well as the crystal clear waters of the Goto Islands off the west coast. Less well known than Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, Nagasaki commemorates its own past at the Nagasaki Peace Park, which sits alongside the charming Meganebashi stone bridge and a mix of religious buildings with beautiful architecture, such as the Zen Buddhist Sofukuji Temple, the Confucian Shrine, and the Oura Christian Church.

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