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26 Martyrs Museum

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The Overview of Catholicism in Nagasaki

If you have limited time in Nagasaki or just wants a summary of the Catholicism and/or the history... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Chiba, Japan
Calvary in Japan

This place was the best museum I've ever visited. Japanese, English and Korean descriptions were... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
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7-8 Nishizaka-machi, Nagasaki 850-0051, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

If you have limited time in Nagasaki or just wants a summary of the Catholicism and/or the history of Catholic persecutions in Nagasaki, then this is the place to be. The museum display is very well chosen and easy to understand even if you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This place was the best museum I've ever visited. Japanese, English and Korean descriptions were available. I'm from Kyoto but didn't heard that martyrs were forced to walk all the way from Kyoto to be crucified. Martyrs chose this place, for this hill looked like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

I was very much impressed by the 26 Christian Martyrs Museum. It said it was dedicated to the history of the 26 martyrs but it appeared to contain much more beyond this historic event. The entrance fee was ¥ 600,--. It is a museum with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This excellent museum tells the story of the Christians in Nagasaki and their martyrdom. There is a peaceful chapel to honor their memory and many interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The attraction is within 10 minutes’ walk from the tram stop, but the access includes a difficult climb up the hill, rather steep at certain points. It would be advisable for elders and persons with walking difficulty to take a short taxi ride from the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 51gregoryl
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Have you seen the motion picture SILENCE? Please watch at least once before visiting the Hill & Museum .. .. Martin Scorsese used the museum as source for making SILENCE and made copies of the irreplaceable letters stored here to be used as a gift...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Sammy N
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Understanding the history behind the martyrdom was fascinating. Nice monument in the city that considered as the center of christianity in a country that has less than 1% of christians.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank bobbysumarkho
Reviewed 29 December 2017

A very well presented informative place where the lead up to and also the incident of the matyrdom is presented. Very beautiful museum.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jelts
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Our first stop upon reaching Nagasaki, after 1.5 hrs from Hakata.. We walked a 15 mins slight uphill to the site, like a plaza, an open space area. Can be quite a challenging hike I would say, so be a little prepared. Both the Twenty-Six...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Interesting history of Christianity in Japan. Only the second place I have ever found a church and relics (Sapporo also has a Christian immunity). Worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Linda_Laleston
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