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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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  • Glover Garden is one of the highlights and the former residence the largest piece of jewelry in this terrain.
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  • Due to the wonderful hill overlooking the Nagasaki City is known as the residence of Thomas Glover made a fortune as an arms dealer during the Meiji Restoration period, a popular spot that also makes sense. Located on the highest point of the Glover Park Mitsubishi No.2, video screening of the warship Island, was fantastic.
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  • This is the House of Glover, including tea and silk, weapons, ships, and they live in Nagasaki at the time of the Meiji Restoration. For views of buildings where the battleship Musashi, the House was purchased by Mitsubishi heavy industries, then after twists and turns, was donated to the city of Nagasaki. The exhibition evokes the bygone days, there are also many Western Glover Garden, there's this grabber has been.
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