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Uragashira Hikiage Peace Park and Memorial Museum


Sasebo Port Tawaragaura Peninsula/Kougozaki/Hario Island

A memorable place that 1.4 million repatriates made the first step back into the homeland after the war.

At the end of World WarⅡ(in 1945 = Showa 20), Sasebo was designated as a port for reception of the repatriates from overseas territories, and about 1.4 million people including military personnel and civilians landed here from September through April, Showa 25(1950). So, this is a memorable place where repatriates made their first step back into the homeland. In 1986, Uragashira Park and Museum were founded with the donation, wishing everlasting peace.

824 Hariokita-machi, Sasebo, Nagasaki pref.
Phone number
Business hours
9:00AM - 6:00PM (Last admission: 5:00PM)
New Year Holidays (Dec.30th - Jan.3rd)
Admission free
By bus/ 45 min. from Sasebo Bus Terminal by the bus bound for Saikai-bashi. Get off at Uragashira, 20 min. on foot.