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Glover Garden (Former Glover House)グラバー園(旧グラバ-住宅)

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This tourist facility features various historic Western-style buildings that were moved here and remodeled, with the crown jewel being the Glover House, Japan's oldest wooden Western-style building and which was erected here at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate. In 2015, the Glover House was registered as one of the World Heritage Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining. The grounds are planted with numerous seasonal flowers such as rosebushes and bigleaf hydrangeas, providing visitors with colorful scenery year-round. The site also features a photo studio where visitors can take a commemorative picture wearing period clothing, as well as a coffee house offering a sweeping view of the harbor. Visitors are encouraged to make plenty of time and stroll the grounds leisurely.


Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Minamiyamatemachi 8-1 (Nagasaki / Isahaya / OmuraArea)

phone 0958228223

8:00-18:00 (Admission until 17:40)
※ Changes depending on the season

Review of Glover House and Office

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/18 Nice place
Interesting to see . Particularly when he built it when he was 24. He made a load of money really quickly! Would make a nice place today with some modernization.
Reviewed:2018/11/07 Pretty Flower Gardens - Not Worth a Special Trip
I stumbled upon Glover House twice by mistake, as I hiked around Nagasaki. I love Nagasaki in the spring when the temperatures are 70 in the day and 50 degrees at night.

To be honest, I'm not much...
Reviewed:2018/10/30 The nicest house on the hill
Although there are a lot of nice houses in the open air museum the former Glover residence is by far the most interesting one. Not only because this particular house was the very first one on this...

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Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Minamiyamatemachi 8-1 [ map ]
Nagasaki / Isahaya / OmuraArea
8:00-18:00 (Admission until 17:40)
※ Changes depending on the season
open everyday
[Admission fee]Adults620yen, High School Students310yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students180yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Others (Available only at designated locations)
English Menu
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes (wheelchairs are not allowed in rainy weather)
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
[Night] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (some tours are not possible) * Different from normal course due to stairs.
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Possible (possible if code is attached).

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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