Stay at an island kominka and step back into yesteryear Japan; Japan Monthly Web Magazine

Surrounded by beautiful ocean, Nagasaki Prefecture’s Goto Islands are home to cultural sites that are testament to the history of the “hidden Christians,” and…

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Nagasaki Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

Tourist Attractions and Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan…

Source: Nagasaki Bucket List: Top 15 Best Things to do in Nagasaki, Japan – Out of Town Blog

A pilgrim’s guide to the secret world of Japan’s ‘hidden Christians’; Mikas Matsuzawa; Philstar.com

Uncover the secret world of Japan’s “hidden Christians” through a pilgrimage to the 12 spots listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites. by Mikas Matsuzawa…

Source: A pilgrim’s guide to the secret world of Japan’s ‘hidden Christians’ | Philstar.com

4 days 3 nights in Japan: What to do, where to go in Saga and Nagasaki; Mikas Matsuzawa; Philstar.com

Here are some things you can do in Nagasaki City—named as one of the 10 best places to visit in Asia this year by Lonely Planet—with a stop at the nearby Saga prefecture whose hot spring town carries a thousand-year history. by Mikas Matsuzawa

Source: 4 days 3 nights in Japan: What to do, where to go in Saga and Nagasaki | Philstar.com

UNESCO Highlights Hidden Christian Sites In Northwest Kyushu And In Nagasaki; Terri Colby; Forbes

UNESCO’s designation focuses on secret churches where hidden Christians, known as Kakure Kirishitan, worshiped in 10 remote villages in northwest Kyushu.

Source: UNESCO Highlights Hidden Christian Sites In Northwest Kyushu And In Nagasaki

Japan’s Hidden Christian Sites of Nagasaki Designated UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site; Luxury Travel Magazine

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Refocus on persecution angle helped Japan set stage for latest UNESCO site; Takaki Tominaga; The Japan Times

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The dozen sites related to Japan’s persecution of “Hidden Christians” have been awarded World Heritage status largely due to the fact that they show how…..

Source: Refocus on persecution angle helped Japan set stage for latest UNESCO site | The Japan Times

Hidden Christian Sites in Nagasaki, Amakusa Now on UNESCO World Heritage List; Sankei Shimbun

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added Japan’s Hidden Christian sites in the Nagasaki region to the World Cultural Heritage list. The decision by the World Heritage Committee brings to 22 the total number of Japan’s World Heritage sites: 18 cultural and four natural sites.

Source: Hidden Christian Sites in Nagasaki, Amakusa Now on UNESCO World Heritage List | JAPAN Forward

Japan’s focus on Christian persecution helped green light UNESCO site; Takaki Tominaga; Kyodo News

The dozen sites related to the persecution of Japan’s “Hidden Christians” have been awarded World Heritage status largely due to the fact that they show how Japanese believers protected their faith at all costs, experts say.

Source: Japan’s focus on Christian persecution helped green light UNESCO site

Discover the Unesco-certified ‘hidden’ Christian sites in Japan; Travel Wire Asia

UNESCO has decided to add a dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan to its World Heritage list. According to the organization, the sites “bear unique testimony to a cultural tradition nurtured by hidden Christians in the Nagasaki region who secretly transmitted their faith”. Japan’s main religions are…

Source: Discover the Unesco-certified ‘hidden’ Christian sites in Japan – Travel Wire Asia

Once hidden, the history of Japanese Christianity gains UN recognition; CNA

Places of major importance for Japanese Christianity, including the Nagasaki basilica commemorating 26 Catholic martyrs, have been selected as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Source: Once hidden, the history of Japanese Christianity gains UN recognition

JAPAN Japan’s Christian sites are the heritage of humanity; Asia News

Source: JAPAN Japan’s Christian sites are the heritage of humanity

UNESCO adds Japanese sites linked to persecution of Christians to World Heritage list; The Japan Times

UNESCO decided Saturday to add 12 sites in southwestern Japan that are linked to the history of the country’s persecuted Christians to the World Heritage l

Source: UNESCO adds Japanese sites linked to persecution of Christians to World Heritage list | The Japan Times