#558: Kyunokubi Church (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#558: Kyunokubi Church (category: church)

Kyunokubi Church

Kyunokubi Church is a catholic church standing in Nozaki Island, which belongs to Goto Islands (refer to #514), or Hirado Islands. Since 2001, the island has been uninhabited.

Many "hidden Christians" lived in this island during the 19th century. It is a factor of "Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region", a UNESCO World Heritage Site newly listed in 2018.

Kyunokubi Church Japan

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