Nakae no Shima / Christian Pilgrimage site
Nakae no Shima is a Christian Pilgrimage site and is the UNESCO World Heritage site of
Hidden Chriatian Sites in the Nagasaki Region. Located two kilometers off the coast of
Hirado Island, Nakae no Shima is a small, uninhabited island where religious leaders
were executed during the persecution of Christians. The island is considered sacred,
and water collected there is used for baptism.