Gunkanjima Island

Gunkanjima Island is one of the best places to travel in Nagasaki-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for ferries, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Gunkanjima Island posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Gunkanjima Island 3 Reviews


Rise and Fall, the Ruins that Recall Worker's Sprit at that time, Spotlighted Again as the World Heritage

The Hashima Island looks like a military ship. The ruins were the first apartments constructed of concrete in Japan and look weird now. But just the scenery of this World Heritage can recall worker's sprit in the coal mine at that time.


The Landing Tour Enable to See and Hear the History and Feel the Appeal of Gunkan Island

About five tour companies use only one pier by turns. The guide was very easy to follow, and I admired the atmosphere and appeals when I landed Gunkan Island practically.


Great Ruins Of Gunkanjima Island

Hashima Island, the official name, is called Gunkan-jima because the ruins look like a Battleship Tosa. It's one of the World Heritage, and has become more and more popular tourist spot. Now, five ferry companies have landing tours. We can enjoy Gunkan-jima cruise.