Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing
Located in Nagasaki, Sasebo City offers a wealth of sightseeing spots, including Kyushu's top theme park, Huis Ten Bosch, as well as large shopping centers and the scenic Kujuku-shima Islands. You'll find plenty of fishing and seafood, as well as stunning views from observatories in the mountains.
(Photo © Huis Ten Bosch / J-17693)
Huis Ten Bosch Area
The Kujuku-shima Islands comprise 208 islands both large and small. Beautiful views interweaving the blue sea and green islands make for a truly world-class landscape. Enjoy cruising around the islands on a pleasure boat that departs from and returns to Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort.
Next, check out some key spots in the Huis Ten Bosch area:
1. Huis Ten Bosch
A reproduction of 17th-century Europe, Huis Ten Bosch is Japan’s largest accommodation-style theme park. Offering a range of attractions, restaurants and shops, it's impossible to see everything in just one day. And when the sun goes down, it's time for spectacular night views with the stunning Kingdom of Light.
Kingdom of Light
With 13 million LED lights, the world’s largest illumination installation is a masterpiece including 3-D projection mapping and a labyrinth of lights and sound. The attraction evolves every year. Be sure to see Huis Ten Bosch covered in an ocean of light!
HUIS TEN BOSCH
(Image © Huis Ten Bosch / J-17693)
2. Robot Kingdom
Visitors to Huis Ten Bosch's Robot Kingdom can create a robot, play with one, or even board and operate one. You can also find the popular robot dance show and the robot shop, which stocks a diverse assortment of products. Huis Ten Bosch is also bursting with other delightful attractions and seasonal events!
(Photo: The head chef robot makes a savory okonomiyaki pancake at the Henn-na Restaurant; © Huis Ten Bosch / J-17693)
3. Henn-na Hotel
Meet state-of-the-art robots at this unique hotel, where you can find a familiar dinosaur robot handling check-in and reception. This is a hotel that you’ll definitely want to try out!
4. Umegae Sake Brewery
Located less then 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) east of Huis Ten Bosch, you can enjoy a brewery tour and tastings at Umagae Sake Brewery. In addition to several varieties of sake and shochu, this brewery also offers many varieties of highly popular fruit wines.