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Sasebo, Japan

Sasebo, Japan

Located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Sasebo operated as a naval base during the first Sino-Japanese War through to the end of World War ll and was founded as Sasebo City in 1902. The port town is the second largest city in Nagasaki and boasts beautiful ocean views and a bright atmosphere that visitors will no doubt enjoy.

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Sasebo, Japan

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One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Walk along the Huis Ten Bosch theme park, which recreates Dutch culture and pays tribute to the historical relationship between Japan and the Netherlands, with beautiful replicas of old, Dutch-style architecture such as hotels, museums, restaurants and more.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Marvel at the neogothic style of the Seishin Cathedral, the symbol of Sasebo's Christian faith.
  • Explore the Kuj?ku Islands, which total about 208 islands along the west coast. The largest of them is the Kuro-shima Island which is accessible by ferry and boasts rich history and tradition.
  • See over 300 animals and 20,000 plants at the Sasebo Zoological Park and Botanical Garden.
  • Take in the gorgeous sunset and panoramic views of the city from the Yumiharidake Observatory for a dramatic and awe-inspiring scene.

Local Currency

The official currency in Sasebo, Japan is the Japanese Yen (JPY).

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    Before You Visit

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