Nagasaki Pilgrimage 3 days tour
At a glance
Christian history in Japan was started when St. Francis Xavier came to Japan as a first Christian
missionary in 1549. Then Christianity was spread in Nagasaki region. However, unparalleled
hidden Cristian history was started from when Toyotomi Hideyoshi Shogunate proclaimed Christian
ban in 1587. During ban on Christianity, people secretly continued to faith while surviving in the
midst of the conventional society and Japanese religions.
Since ban on the Christianity was lifted in 1873, new Christian history in Japan has begun.
Day 3 : Shimabara, stay Fukuoka
can give you local information anywhere you will visit.
Option : Chartered taxi with Japanese drive if Professional Tour guide is requested
・Start and end of the tour is Fukuoka–city, please specify the place where you want
・Tour date : please specify the date
・Accommodation, to be selected from budget hotels to luxury properties
Day by Day
Sotome is a rural, coastal area on the peninsula north of central Nagasaki. During the ban on
Christianity, Sotome was home to communities of “Hidden Christians”, many of whom emigrated
there from other parts of Nagasaki as the remote region allowed them to practice their religion in
Nagasaki is a sacred place of Christianity where Pope and Saint Mother Teresa officially visited.
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Transfer to Nagasaki-city
Stay at Nagasaki–city
Nagasaki is now appealing for World Peace, Disastrous War must not be repeated.
Unzen is Located in the centre of Shimabara peninsula, at the southwest part of
Mount Unzen with an altitude of 700m. It is started receiving foreign tourists around the
year 1900 when Kaempfer and Siebold introduced the city to Europe and China.
Shimabara is located in the foot of Mount Unzen and facing Ariake Sea, and those geographical
conditions and mild climate create natural scenic beauty in the east and Mount Unzen including Mount Fugen. The region offers various enjoyable things such as Nature, Onsen,
Castle town of Shimabara-city, and Christian Pilgrimage sites.
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Transfer to Minami Shimabara
Lunch at Shimabara, local cuisine Guzoni
Transfer to Fukuoka-city
Arriva at Fukuoka-city