Port of Nagasaki

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Nagasaki Cruise Port

Nagasaki is a city of 392,000 people located on the Japanese island of Kyushu.  It was an important trading port with China, Korea, Portugal and Holland during the 16th through 19th centuries.

In 1945, Nagasaki was the target of a nuclear bomb dropped by the United States.

The cruise port in Nagasaki is located in the city centre, close to many of the top attractions.  The terminal is located at the Matsugae Pier and is called the Nagasaki International Cruise Ship Terminal.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle


Public Transit

Street-cars are a good mode of transportation in Nagasaki.  There are four main lines in the city centre that provide easy access to major tourist attractions.

City Tours

Bus tours are available to destinations outside the city including Huis Ten Bosch, Onsen and Shimabara Castle.

Cruise Port
Nagasaki Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Nagasaki Japan

Many of Nagasaki's top attractions are located within walking distance of the cruise port.  Others can be reached by tram.

Attractions and city landmarks include the following:

  • Atomic Bomb Museum **
  • Confucian Shrine
  • Dejima (historic Dutch enclave and museum)
  • Glover Park **
  • Hamano-machi (shopping district)
  • Hidden Christian Sites
  • Hollander Slope (street)
  • Huis ten Bosch (theme park)
  • Kofuku-ji Temple
  • Oura Catholic Church
  • Peace Park
  • Penguin Aquarium
  • Shimabara Castle
  • Sofuku-ji Temple
  • Spectacles Bridge
  • Suwa Shrine (panoramic hillside viewpoint)

Map of Nagasaki Cruise Port

View map of the Nagasaki Cruise Port.

Japanese Currency

The currency used throughout Japan is the Yen.

Weather in Nagasaki

The average temperatures by month in Nagasaki Japan are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 4 10 59
Feb 5 11 62
Mar 8 15 91
April 12 20 83
May 17 24 90
June 21 27 137
July 25 30 123
Aug 26 32 139
Sept 22 29 115
Oct 17 24 62
Nov 12 18 61
Dec 6 12 55

Free Wi-Fi Service

Free Wi-Fi is available in the Nagasaki Cruise Terminal.

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