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"Nagasaki is one of the few..." Nagasaki Local Custom Tip by Pavlik_NL

Nagasaki Local Customs: 8 reviews and 15 photos


Nagasaki is one of the few places in Japan where you can see Christian churches. Here already long time ago, the Portuguese tried to do some missionary work, with big consequences for the people that turned to Christian believe. The memorial for 26 marters is one of the examples of this past cruelty against Christians. Many got crusified or were killed in other horrible ways, so that the religion only could be held in secrety. Now-a-days it is here that one can find the largest concentration of Christians in Japan and several churches in Western style.

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  • Written Oct 15, 2002
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