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Dutch Slope

Higashi-yamate-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite an incline leading up to the cathedral and church at the top. It has shops and eateries on both sides but they seem to close around eight as we went up after dinner. The cathedral is lit up after dark and is...More

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is unnecessarily hyped tourist destination when it is just a slope on a hill to return from the Dutch Cathedral and is lined with souvenir shops . It makes a good backdrop for pictures too but that's all about it .

1  Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 8 January 2017

If it wasn't for the title, it's just a steep walk. The name itself is a good reflection of previous generations of Japanese culture, but you don't really get any appreciation for the history when you work here.

Thank Ippei K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

All the former foreigner houses in this area are barren, some turned into photo galleries of old times. Reminiscent of a similar quarter in Koba which may be a more interesting. If you don't get there, don't feel you've missed anything. No 1. and 2...More

Thank 60726Nicky_11
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It was very great place to visit with young people to explain about the cultural differences between the oldern days and modern now...

1  Thank ruthjap2
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Close to Oura catholic church it is an area with great views of the bay containing attractive western style preserved clapboard buildings.

1  Thank Datchet
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went here without much direction, and getting around in this area was kind of hard. The slope is REALLY steep, and it was a pain to navigate in the car. If possible, I would recommend walking because it would be easier to take in...More

1  Thank Korinirin
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I thought it was an ok trip. Nothing much to see. The first house on the left is open for public, and you can get some coffee and castella.

1  Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This slope is called Netherlands street. Old days traders from Netherlands had their houses and offices around this slope. Plants covered walls of the slope. It's nostalgic atmosphere.

1  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Well, if you like walking this isn't that bad, but I wouldn't recommend it to people who have bad knees. It really isn't that bad, some of the houses were open and you can go in and look around. It is a pleasant look into...More

1  Thank chyxs
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For 2 centuries till 19th century, the Netherlands is the only European country that had diplomatic and trade relationship with Japan. The 'Dutch' represented Europe in those days.