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Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Villages on Kuroshima Island

Hidden Christians maintained their faith in these villages by praying to the Maria Kannon statue in a Buddhist temple after their migration to former clan pasturelands in need of redevelopment.

Villages on Kuroshima Island
  • Access: 50 minutes by boat from Ainoura Port.