Nagasaki Pilgrimage one-day tour
This is the model plan for making your customized tour.
Exploring Pilgrimage sites in Sotome and Nagasaki.
The customized tour is planned as per the following.
1) The tour starts from Fukuoka
・less than 7 persons : chartered taxi with English speaking driver
・more than 8 persons : chartered bus with Japanese speaking driver,
English speaking tour guide navigates the tour
3) Meals ：Japanese cuisines, local specialities
8:00 Star the tour at the designated place in Fukuoka
Dirive to to Nagasaki, 2 hours
Visiting Sotome Pilgrimage site
On an elevation commanding a view over the Sea of Goto, Father
Marc Marie de Rotz established a church at his own expense 1882
The setting of Endo Shusaku’s novel Silence. Sotome is blessed with a
unique history and culture of Christianity
Lunch at China Town
Exploring Peace Park where the Atomic Bomb dropped in 1945
Visit Atmic Bomb Museum, Ground Zero and Peace Statue
Nishizaka hill is the most significant Christian Pilgrimage site in Japan.
The 26 Martyrs of Japan were a group of Catholics who were executed
by crucifixion on February 5, 1597.
The Cathedral is one of the significant Christian Pilgrimage site in Japan.
Established 1865, this church is officially known as “Oura Cathedral, the
Church of 26 Martyrs.”
Drive to Fukuoka, 2 hours
18:00 Arrive at Fukuoka, end of the tour
Map of Nagasaki