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Nagasaki Museum of Traditional Performing Arts

Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Surprise exhibit of festival boats. Attention to detail is incredible. Do not miss

Enjoyed this small exhibit of floats, with a video of the festival where the floats are carried by... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Edith Y
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Mississauga, Canada
Easy to miss but try not to

I had hired a local guide to take us around the city. At the end of the Glover gardens she took us... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Jenn-in-veil
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Enjoyed this small exhibit of floats, with a video of the festival where the floats are carried by locals. Do take the time to appreciate the detailed artwork of each float.

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I had hired a local guide to take us around the city. At the end of the Glover gardens she took us into this little museum. It has several festival "floats" in the shapes and styles of different boats that would have once dotted the...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

On the way out at the bottom, you land in a building with a bunch of boats from the Japanese stage, plus some dragons and a video. Short, but quite an interesting thing to come across and adds to the value of paying to enter...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Like one of the previous reviewers (elsiek), I wasn't expecting to come across this museum at the end of Glover Garden. No one else was going in, but my husband and I wandered in anyway. It made me wish we had been in Nagasaki the...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Once you are finally downhill from your Glover Garden experience you exit through this museum. It was surprisingly great. Firstly you can sit down and rest while watching some actual footage from the display that is the Nagasaki Kunchi Festival. Amazing! Then you can walk...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2013

This has a wonderful display of dragons and floats used in the Kunchi Festival held every October. They are all extremely colourful and ornate. Some reviewers have posted photos which give a good idea of what to expect there. A film on the wall shows...More

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