Nagasaki Airport is located in central Nagasaki Prefecture. The entire island of Minoshima in the Omura Bay is the airport. There is a long bridge connecting the shore of the mainland of Kyushu across from the island where this airport is located. It takes about 40 minutes to arrive in Nagasaki City. You can enjoy local gourmet dishes in Nagasaki Chinatown located in Nagasaki City. It is popular among tourists. Mount Inasa is a one of the landmarks of Nagasaki. You can enjoy amazing night views from this mountain.
The Urakami area is about 7 minutes from the airport. The Urakami area was ground zero of the Atomic bomb. This is an indispensable place for tracing the history of Nagasaki. The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum expresses the tragic history even today. The tip of Nagasaki Peninsula is a great place for enjoying the tropical atmosphere of Nagasaki. You can enjoy the sense of openness watching white sands and the blue sky as you drive a rental car toward Nobozaki.
Gongenyama is the south-westernmost point of Japan. A long time ago, there was a watchtower in order to lookout for trading vessels. Today, there is a white lighthouse at the southernmost cape in order to guard the safety of ships. Right in front of this lighthouse is a vast and beautiful ocean.