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Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Shitsu Village in Sotome

At this village, Hidden Christians were able to practice their faith by secretly revering sacred icons and keeping the Catholic liturgical calendar and catechism.

Shitsu Village in Sotome
  • Access: 5 minutes by car from the Shitsu Culture Village (Shitsu Bunka Mura) bus stop on National Highway Route 202