Map of Dejima, Japan – The single place of direct trade and exchange between Japan and the outside world during the Edo period. It was used by the Dutch as a trading post from 1641 until 1853

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According to Wikipedia there’s a long term plan to reconstruct it and turn it into an island again.

> The Dutch East India Company’s trading post at Dejima was abolished when Japan concluded the Treaty of Kanagawa with the USA in 1858. This ended Dejima’s role as Japan’s only window on the Western world during the era of national isolation. Since then, the island was expanded by reclaimed land and merged into Nagasaki. Extensive redesigning of Nagasaki Harbor in 1904 obscured its original location.[6] The original footprint of Dejima Island has been marked by rivets; but as restoration progresses, the ambit of the island will be easier to see at a glance.

> Dejima today is a work in progress. The island was designated a national historical site in 1922, but further steps were slow to follow. Restoration work was started in 1953, but that project languished. In 1996, restoration of Dejima began with plans for reconstructing 25 buildings in their early 19th-century state. To better display Dejima’s fan-shaped form, the project anticipated rebuilding only parts of the surrounding embankment wall that had once enclosed the island. Buildings that remained from the Meiji period were to be used.

> In 2000, five buildings including the Deputy Factor’s Quarters were completed and opened to the public. In the spring of 2006, the finishing touches were put on the Chief Factor’s Residence, the Japanese Officials’ Office, the Head Clerk’s Quarters, the No. 3 Warehouse, and the Sea Gate. Currently some 10 buildings throughout the area have been restored.

> The long-term planning intends that Dejima will be surrounded by water on all four sides; its characteristic fan-shaped form and all of its embankment walls will be fully restored. This long-term plan will include large-scale urban redevelopment in the area. To make Dejima an island again will require rerouting the Nakashima River and moving a part of Route 499.

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