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Christian Pilgrimage tours in Nagasaki region

  • Nagasaki / Oura Cathedral


Discover something while visiting Christian Pilgrimage sites.


Japanese Christianity has a unique history of continuing faith while coexisting with Japanese

Religion Shinto and General society.

Brief history of Japanese Christianity

1) Christianity was introduced in 1549 and many people converted to Christianity. 

2) Prohibition of Christianity was started in 1587 and some of those who wished

    to continue their faith were martyred.

3) But some of Christians who managed to escape from strong prohibition continue

    their worship for over 300 years at the remote areas as Hidden Christians.

4) Ban on the Christianity was lifted in 1873 and new history of Japanese Christianity

    has begun.


The Churches and Christian Sites in Nagasaki has been designated on the UNESCO World




Nagasaki Pilgrimage one-day tour

Nagasaki is a sacred place of Christianity where Pope and Saint Mother

Teresa officially visited.

Where to visit

Sotome Pilgrimage sites : Shitsu Church, Former Shitsu Aid Center, 

Endo Shusaku Literary Museum,

Nagasaki-city : Ground ZeroMartyrdom of the 26 Saints of Japan and

Oura Cathedral  


Nagasaki Pilgrimage 3 days tour

Nagasaki-prefecture has arduous and sacrifice histories during the ban

on Christianity, such as Shimabara Rebellion and many religious


Where to visit

Sotome Pilgrimage sites, Nagasaki-city,  Unzen, and Shimabara included

Harajo Castle ruins


Nagasaki Pilgrimage 6 days tour

Introduce how Christians have been continued their faith 

Where to visit

Sotome Pilgrimage sites, Nagasaki-city,  Unzen, Shimabara included

Harajo Castle ruins, Amakusa, and Hirado



History of Japanese Christianity

Christian history in Japan was started when St. Francis Xavier came

to Japan in 1549. Then Christianity was spread in Nagasaki region.



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