Best Things To Do in Shimabara, Japan

Whether you're visiting Shimabara for a few days or are a localite, Shimabara is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Shimabara. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Shimabara. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Shimabara. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Shimabara keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Shimabara listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Shimabara which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Shimabara will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Shimabara recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Shimabara

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Shimabara that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 11 Things To Do in Shimabara
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    Address: 1 Chome-1183-1 Jōnai, Shimabara-shi, Nagasaki-ken 855-0036, Japan

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    Cher Lee Kiat

    Well kept castle with an interesting museum. Car park inside the castle ground is available at 320 yen. Didn’t enter the castle as it entails another 540 Yen per person. A pity the Sakura trees are ...

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  2. #2 of 11 Things To Do in Shimabara
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    Address: Japan, 〒855-0076 Nagasaki-ken, Shimabara-shi, Kamiorihashimachi, 上折橋町1465-2

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    Marc Marian

    We had a short rest here to admire the beautiful flowers. Please remember - the higher mountain in the background of the picture arose 20 years ago through a volcanic eruption. The ground of the park...

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    Address: 〒855-0803, 2丁目-122 新町 島原市 長崎県 855-0803, Japan

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    森川秀平

    かんざらしの手作り体験ができるとのことで、子供達と行きました。 急遽、人数が増えてしまったのでダメ元でお願いすると、快く受け入れていた...

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    Shimabara Castle 島原城キリシタン史料館 Image
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    Address: 1 Chome-1183-1 Jōnai, Shimabara-shi, Nagasaki-ken 855-0036, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
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    Slothful Yoga

    Cool castle in impeccable shape. There is on site parking that cost 320¥ per car. We didn’t have enough time to go inside however it seemed like you had to pay an entrance fee. There was a musician...

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  7. #7 of 11 Things To Do in Shimabara
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    Address: Shitanocho, Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture 855-0052, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Paul Evans

    One of the best preserved Buke Yashiki in Japan. Access to a number of samurai residence's is a must see.

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  8. #8 of 11 Things To Do in Shimabara
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    Address: 320 Obamachō Unzen, Unzen-shi, Nagasaki-ken 854-0621, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Slothful Yoga

    Fun and unique experience that is free and can be enjoyed by all ages. A trail takes you around many hells that fog up the glass if you get close and bubble so ferociously. The fog makes it a fun spot...

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  9. #9 of 11 Things To Do in Shimabara
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    Address: 14−39 Obamachō Kitahonmachi, Unzen-shi, Nagasaki-ken 854-0514, Japan

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    Jrr Krs

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