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Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Remains of Villages on Nozaki Island

Here the villages were built on steeply sloping terrain. Hidden Christians continued to practice their faith after migrating to the island regarded as sacred by Shinto believers.

Remains of Villages on Nozaki Island
  • Access: 35 minutes by town ferry from Ojika Harbor, then 20 minutes on foot after disembarking at Nozaki Harbor