Been There – Nagasaki

Starbucks Been There – Nagasaki is a mug for a city on Japan’s Kyushu island that has a rich history marked by periods of foreign influence and cultural exchange. As one of Japan’s earliest ports open to foreign trade in the 16th century, Nagasaki became a hub for interactions with Portuguese and Dutch traders, significantly shaping the city’s cultural and economic landscape. The city also played a crucial role in the spread of Christianity in Japan. Today, Nagasaki reflects its diverse historical influences through its architecture, traditions, and vibrant cultural heritage.… Read more