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Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Villages on Hisaka Island

Hidden Christians maintained their faith in these villages after migrating to undeveloped land on the island in accordance with a migration policy established by feudal lords. There was mutual cooperation between the Hidden Christians and the pre-existing Buddhist communities.

Villages on Hisaka Island
  • Access: 20 minutes by boat from Fukue Harbor.