#565: Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)

  

#565: Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument (category: museum)

Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument

The Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument are located in Nagasaki City (refer to #126). They were built in 1962 to commemorate the 100th year of canonizing the 26 Martyrs of Japan.

Nishizaka Park, next to the museum, has a stone monument of the life of Luis Frois, a Portuguese missionary in the 16th century, who recorded the martyrs of the 26 people in Nagasaki.

Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument Japan

(Monday, August 27th, 2018)    See Archive

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