Welcome to Shimabara City!

    • Historic, scenic, traditional Shimabara is located on the Shimabara Peninsula near Nagasaki.

      It commands beautiful views of the Ariake Sea and nearby Mt. Unzen,

      and is known for the tragic story of Amakusa Shiro's rebellion.

  • Ariake Sea Mayor Hashimoto

    From the Mayor:

    On behalf of the people of Shimabara, and with all my heart, I welcome you to our beautiful

    town. Combining a traditional spirit of with a unique location and laid-back atmosphere,

    we also enjoy a relaxed and leisurely pace of life. I am sure you will enjoy your visit as much as

    we enjoy living and working here,

    Kind Regards, Masayuki Hashimoto