Gunkanjima (Hashima Island)

Currently standing in ruins, this island used to be very active with the development of its seabed coal mine until the mid-20th century.

© Nagasaki Prefecture Convention and Tourism Association

Gunkanjima (Hashima Island)

It has been registered as a World Heritage Site. With the view of its group of high-rise buildings, it is commonly called Gunkanjima (battleship island). It is a model of an isolated island that appeared in the movie “007 Skyfall.” You can join a tour that lands on the island by taking a cruise boat from Nagasaki Port (Reservation required. The tour may be canceled due to unsuitable conditions such as bad weather).


You may also like this:

att.JAPAN consists of members in their 20s and 30s, and we are all travel lovers. In addition to information about sightseeing and great dishes all over Japan, we offer a wide range of information about various subjects/topics, such as onsen (hot spring) and ryokan hotels. We introduce lots of information only att.JAPAN can offer, including information about famous sightseeing spots, the latest news about new facilities all over Japan and rare less-known areas in Tokyo, one-day model walking courses, and anime pilgrimages. We also offer contents to introduce Japan from the view of writers from abroad.

Nagasaki Article

Nature/spectacular views/scenery Article