16 days in Nagasaki, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

16 days in Nagasaki, Kyoto & Tokyo Itinerary

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Nagasaki
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Kyoto
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Tokyo
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Nagasaki

Nagasaki ©

City of Peace

The hilly port city of Nagasaki has become known internationally as one of the two Japanese cities to be destroyed by an atomic bomb towards the close of World War II.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nagoya Castle Ruins and Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nijino Matsubara and 26 Martyrs Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Karatsu (Former Takatori House & Kawamura Art Museum). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Suwa Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Glover Garden, take an in-depth tour of Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture, and explore the galleries of Nagasaki Kameyama Shachu.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nagasaki trip itinerary app.

San Francisco, USA to Nagasaki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from San Francisco to Nagasaki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Nagasaki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Nagasaki

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Nijino Matsubara ©
Nijino Matsubara
Suwa Shrine ©
Suwa Shrine

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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Get some historical perspective at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Tofuku-ji Temple. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tenryuji Temple and Kifune Shrine. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kennin-ji Temple, wander the streets of Pontocho District, contemplate the long history of Ninna-ji Temple, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanzen-ji Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kyoto day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Nagasaki to Kyoto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Kyoto sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Kennin-ji Temple ©
Kennin-ji Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple

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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Odaiba Kaihin Koen (Odaiba Seaside Park) and Morito Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to teamLab☆Planets and Tokyo National Museum The Heiseikan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tokyo: Kamakura (Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Mori Art Museum, take a stroll through Ueno District, steep yourself in history at Nezu Shrine, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online attractions planner.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. In July in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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teamLab☆Planets ©
teamLab☆Planets
Nezu Shrine ©
Nezu Shrine
Kencho-ji Temple
Kencho-ji Temple

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