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Story Illumination and beer garden in Glover Night By JNTO on 01 August 2017

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Glover Garden Night Opening Glover Night


From summer to autumn, “Glover Garden”, one of Nagasaki’s main sightseeing spots, holds a special night opening. During that period, the garden extends its hours past its regular 18:00 closing time, the buildings are wonderfully lit-up, and there is a beer garden where you can spend a nice evening marveling at Nagasaki’s nightscape. The atmosphere is very different from what you’d experience if you visit during the daytime and it will give you an idea of how things were back in the days when the Glover’s house was the center of the city’s social life.
Having opened in 1941, the Glover Garden gathers various examples of the Western-style buildings that once were scattered throughout Nagasaki, including the former "Glover Residence", "Ringer House" and "Alt House." Among these, "Glover Residence" merits a special mention because it has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list as the oldest extant Western-style wooden building in Japan. The nine Western-style buildings included in the garden offer a glimpse of how life was for the foreign businessmen and diplomats who came to Japan during those times.

Glover Garden Night Opening “Glover Night”
Date: July 20 – October 9, 2017
Opening hours: 8:00-21:30 (last admission 21:10)
Closed: No scheduled holidays
Entrance fee: Adults 610 yen / High school students 300 yen / Elementary and junior high school students 180 yen

Beer Garden
Date: July 20 – September 30, 2017
Business hours: 18:00-21:00 (last call 20:30)
Entrance fee: Same-day ticket 4,800 yen / Junior and high school students 2,000 yen / Elementary school students 1,000 yen
※ Elementary, junior and high school students need to pay the entrance fee separately.


Glover Garden

8-1 Minamiyamate-machi, Nagasaki City
095-822-8223 (Glover Garden Management Office)

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