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Former Glover Residence, Nagasaki

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Nestled in lush gardens, Former Glover Residence probably served as the inspiration for Puccini's "Madam Butterfly." Scottish merchant Thomas Blake Glover built the house in 1863, blending traditional Japanese architectural elements with Georgian-style exterior. Notice the structure's latticed arches, stone-floored verandas, French windows, and British chimneys mounted on a Japanese roof covered with demon-headed tiles. In the park, look for the statues of Puccini and Miura Tamaki, who played Madam Butterfly. Work out when and for how long to visit Former Glover Residence and other Nagasaki attractions using our handy Nagasaki itinerary maker.
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  • You could slowly see the weather is very good! Nice little incorporates the escalators or stairs, it was hard, but I think!
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  • You can feel the life overflowed the exotic old buildings is. I have become attractions in Nagasaki, combined with the view from the garden.
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  • Where can see Glover was strong impressions of "the end of the arms Merchant" but then was not particularly interested in, to contribute to the modernization of the Meiji era. Rather than see Salat and want to look carefully now.
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