Nagasaki prefecture is located on the western coast of Japan, and Nagasaki’s “Dejima” served as the only trading port available for other countries during the time when Japan has sealed itself from others throughout the Edo period, around 400 years ago.
Thus, in Nagasaki one can find quite a lot of Western presence, such as buildings which construction was impacted on by original Western architecture, and the Western food which had came in for the first time through Dejima.
Nagasaki prefecture, with its abundant nature has various specialty products, such as processed marine and agricultural products, sweets, liquor and ceramic ware, all of which are created among its mountains, fields and the sea.
In recent years, with the “Churches in Nagasaki and Christianity related heritage” telling the Christian history unparalleled in the world and aiming to be certified as part of the world cultural heritage along with the "Industrial revolution heritage of Japan in Meiji era" 8 facilities such as Gunkan Island and Glover House, which are already recognized as such, Nagasaki is a city that has been attracting attention from all over the world.
An antenna shop “Nihonbashi Nagasakikan”, a shop run by the local government of Nagasaki to promote its specialty products in the Nihonbashi area of Tokyo, offers one a place with the authentic feel of Nagasaki prefecture inside Tokyo.
The merchandise corner always has more than 1,000 of great specialty items which proudly represent Nagasaki prefecture, and some of those can only be found in this shop out of all the shops in Tokyo.
In the snack bar corner Nagasaki prefecture proudly present the delicious sweets and tea, as well as the liqueur for you to enjoy. One can also have fun comparing different drinks, such as “Ichi Shochu” made in Ichi, which is said to be the birthplace of wheat shochu. The dishware consists of “Hasamiyaki” and “Mikawachiyaki”, both of which are designated as national traditional crafts.
Fun events aimed at conveying the charm of Nagasaki, such as tasting and tourism PR, will be hosted at the event zone.
In the tourism zone you will be guided to the magnificent sightseeing spots, from the well known classical to the hidden ones.
As a whole variety of tourist pamphlets for each region of the prefecture is also available, you can get yourself updated on the latest information on the spot.
Take this chance to visit the “Nihonbashi Nagasakikan”, place filled with the charm of Nagasaki prefecture.