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humbling to stand at a monument where people died for the faith.site was visited by different popes... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
thomas c
Important historical site

This monument reminds us what happened on this site in 1597. To learn more about the martyrs, be... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

humbling to stand at a monument where people died for the faith.site was visited by different popes showing the significance of this site

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank thomas c
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

A museum that display important artifacts and letters during the time of early Christianity in japan. Records of some of the lives of the 26 of them that were crucified in 1597. The displays were amazingly as many were hundreds of years ago. It can...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019

The monument is located in a small park on a hill not far from Nagasaki Station. The monument was built in honor of 26 Catholic martyrs executed in Nagasaki by order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1597. Most of the martyrs (20) were Japanese, 4 of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

This monument is a historical evidence that there were Martyrs in Nagasaki during 16 century. They were foreigners and also Japanese christian people.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank iwsantoso
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The monument of the 26 Christian Martyrs was erected to remember the 26 missionaries which were executed on this location. This all happened back in 1597 as I understood it. At present it is, apart from some tourists, just a very quiet location. The monument...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

This monument reminds us what happened on this site in 1597. To learn more about the martyrs, be sure to visit the excellent museum behind the monument.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

a very nice memorial to the priests persecution in japan.also a small museum gives an insight to the historical significance..very close to nagasaki JR station...walk is uphill.and has a peaceful garden.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rush401
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I would have much preferred seeing something else. I am not into religion, especially when it involves forcing religion on someone else, so this was not for me. Some might enjoy it, just no me.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank zeldamark52
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Christianity was banned in Japan in 1587 and 26 foreign and Japanese Christians were executed in 1597. This monument remembers these 26 martyrs. It is meaningful in its design. Behind the monument is a museum, and also St Philip's Church, which was named after one...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed March 21, 2018

You would not think there is a place that has been visited by a pope or Mother Theresa in Japan, but this has been visited by both. The museum has many remarkable artifacts and is a treasure trove of history. It is somber, but if...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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