Churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki city centre

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Tour Number

Activity Level

34692


Categories

Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.
Some sites are at the head of stairs. If you would use the taxi occasionally it would be suitable for anyone.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

History of Christianity, Golden age, Persecution, Underground and Riviving or Inheriting the tradition as Hidden Christian


In 1550 St. Xavier arrived at Kyushu and evangelizing started in Nagasaki Pref. The current Nagasaki city was called a little Rome of Japan in those days. But from 17th century Old government introduced the National Seclusion Policy, banned the Christianity and persecuted Christian people. The Christianity went underground and they secretly maintained their faith for over 250 years. At last Japan opned up country and after people got their freedom of religion a lot of Churches were built in Nagasaki Pref. St. Kolbe OFM arrived in Nagasaki in 1930 and established the monastic order.

Itinerary

Would you please choose one of the destination from A or B?
The order would be decided depends on.

If you would like to visit other tourist destinations along with these sites, I recommend you to book my tour for two days.

Oura church

Site of the 26 Martyrs and Museum and St. Philippo church

Nakamachi church dedicated for the 16 saints If time permits

Peace park

Nyokodo, Dr. Nagai Memorial museum(Site of the Hidden Christians leader's house)

Urakami Cathedral

Option A
the former site of Sant Domingo church
Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture and the surrounding
(the former site of St. Mary's church on the Hill and the former Nagasaki Magistrate Office in the Edo period)
Option B
Hongochi church and the memorial of St. Kolbe, Hongochi Lourdes

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Basically public transport such as tram, bus, and walking.
If you would use a taxi occasionally, it cost roughly 1000yen to 1500yen between the sites.

What’s Included

Other: The price include my services as your personal tour guide and my transportation fee.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 yen - 2500yen per person
It may very depneds on the itinerary
The example
Tram: 120yen per one ride, Bus 150 yen
Taxi: roughly 1000yen to 1500yen
Entrance fee : 26 Martyrs Museum 500yen, Dr.Nagai museum 100yen, Oura church 500yen,
Lunch:1000yen~

What’s Extra

Other: Your transportation fee and entrance fee are not included.You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.

Restrictions

I'm not a commercial driver and will not be able to drive a car or a bus for the tourist.
The Travel Agency Act prohibits including travel costs(meals, transportation and admission fees)in guide-interpreting fees.

A Recent Review of this tour

Miyuki is very friendly, informative and accommodating to our requests. She really made our visit to Nagasaki truly memorable and we consider ourselves blessed to have had her as our tour guide.
Vincent Mun Choy Lee

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