Nagasaki Tall Ships Festival
長崎帆船まつり (Nagasaki Hansen Matsuri)

Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!

Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
Tall ships from both home and abroad gather in the port city of Nagasaki for Japan’s greatest tall ships event. During the festival, watch the raising of pure white sails during the sailing drill performances, board the ships and look around, or take a cruise of Nagasaki Port. There are also many hands-on events such as the Yacht/Canoe Classroom! Fireworks displays and beautifully illuminated tall ships add grace to Nagasaki Port’s nightscape.

■Port Entry Parade
The Nagasai Tall Ships Festival begins when six elegant tall ships are seen entering into Nagasaki Port from under Megami Ohashi Bridge one after another.

■Sailing Drill Performances
The sight of the white sails being raised all at once packs quite a punch.

■Tall Ship Cruise Experience
Come take a cruise on the Kanko Maru Tall Ship in Nagasaki Port and enjoy the springtime weather at sea!

■Tall Ships Open to Public
Come aboard various tall ships and get a close-up look at areas not usually open to the public!

■Light-up & Illuminations
Enjoy the illuminated silhouettes of the tall ships as they sparkle in Nagasaki Port at night.

■Firework Displays
Bright fireworks and lit-up tall ships illuminate the sky over Nagasaki Port. (Held on weekends during festival)
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!
  • Many tall ships will gather in Nagasaki Port!

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Basic Information

Date Late April (April 21-25 2016)
Venue Nagasaki Port (Nagasaki Seaside Park, Dejima Wharf)