Huis Ten Bosch is surrounded with a range of attractions evoking history, culture and nature. Here are some of the sights in the vicinity of Huis Ten Bosch, a good starting point for sightseeing in Western Kyushu.
Tour Nagasaki, exotic port townNagasaki, with its tangle of sloping cobblestone roads and narrow alleys, is a town overflowing with history. Through its heyday of trade with European nations and China when the rest of Japan was closed to the world, Nagasaki received cultural influences unique in Japan, which continue to give this town an exotic feel.
Enjoy the majestic nature of Kujuku-shimaA symbol of Saikai National Park, Kujuku-shima is a collection of 208 islands (despite its name which means ninety-nine islands). Here you can drink in the contrast between the azure ocean and rich greenery, and enjoy the remarkable beauty of nature at sunset.
Exploring 400 years of history: the birthplace of ceramicsThe workmanship of Arita and Imari ceramics captivated Europe. Here you can touch history as you see where Japanese ceramics developed and steep yourself in the rich culture of ceramics as you tour the pottery kilns and clay excavation sites.