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Basilica of the 26 Holy Martyrs of Japan, Japan

About 26 Japanese Martyrs:- The 26 Japanese Martyrs of Japan were a group of Catholics who got executed by crucifixion on Feb 5, 1597 at Nagasaki. The martyrdom is considered significant in history of Catholic Church in Japan. The catholic missions in Japan with 300,000 Catholics got completed by the end of 16th Century. The certain factions such as Portugal and Spain took it otherwise and the Martyrdom took place because of the prevailing issues between certain sections. In this way, the 26 Japanese Martyrs are still remember for their Crucifixion and by 1630 Christianity got over but it come back to Japan after 250 years.

How can reach:- Basilica of the Twenty-Six Holy Martyrs is placed in Nagasaki city of the Japan country. It is just 445 KM distance from Tokyo capital city.

Nagasaki station is the main railway station where tourists can get trains of the Nagasaki Main Line. This station is just 2.6 KM far from Church.

"Nagasaki Airport" is the nearest main airport where tourists can access international and domestics flights easily. It is just 39.4 KM distance from Holy church.

Visit Timings (Open Hours):-

8.00 am to 6.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):-

¥ 1000.0 : General Adult

¥ 400.0 : Student (Middle school)

¥ 300.0 : Student (Elementary school)

¥ 300.0 : handicapped Adult

¥ 200.0 : handicapped Student (Middle school Girl)

¥ 150.0 : handicapped Student (Elementary school)

Contact Number (Phone):- +81 95-823-2628

Church Opened to Public Date:- 1864

26 Martyrs of Japan Date:- 5 February 1597

UNESCO World Heritage site:- from 2018

Address:- 5-3 Minamiyamatemachi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture 850-0931, Japan.

Location:- Nagasaki City, Japan (Southern).

Tourist Attractions:- Built in 1864 Cathedral Church, Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument, Atomic Bomb Museum, Battleship Island.

Things to Do:- Prayer on church, Battleship Island (Gunkanjima) tour, Lantern Festival, O-Kunchi - Festival, Boat Riding.

Website:- https://nagasaki-oura-church.jp


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Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Nagasaki Hotel Seifu (+81 570-040-268), Garden Terrace Nagasaki Hotel & Resort (+81 95-864-7777), Amandi Hotel (+81 95-862-5555), Baishokaku Hotel (+81 95-824-2153), Hotel New Nagasaki (+81 95-826-8000), Yataro & Yataro Minamikan (+81 95-822-8166), ANA Crowne Plaza Nagasaki Gloverhill (+81 95-818-6601).

Affordable Hotels:- Hotel Monterey Nagasaki (+81 95-827-7111), Hotel Jal City Nagasaki (+81 95-825-2580), Business Hotel Miyukiso (+81 95-821-3487), Nagasaki Washington Hotel (+81 95-828-1211), Dormy Inn Nagasaki (+81 95-820-5489), Casa Blanca Guesthouse (+81 95-807-3227), Nagasaki Bus Terminal Hotel (+81 95-821-4111), Victoria Inn Nagasaki (+81 95-828-1234), Hotel Forza Nagasaki (+81 95-816-2111), Belleview Hotel (+81 95-826-5030), Apahotel Nagasaki-Ekiminami (+81 95-828-3111), Business Kanko Hotel Ikeda (+81 95-824-3577).

Distances from Nagasaki:-

Tokyo City : 1225.4 KM

Yokohama City : 1211.7 KM

Osaka City : 752.3 KM

Nagoya City : 903.2 KM

Sapporo City : 2195.2 KM

Kyoto City : 780.5 KM

Hiroshima City : 421.2 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Nagasaki Airport" is a large airport of the Japan where tourists can get domestic and international flights to many countries which is just 39.4 KM far from Church.

Nearest Railway Station:- Nagasaki Station - Nagasaki Main Line (2.6 KM distance). Tourists can get trains to different cities of the Japan country.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Nagasaki Airport" (39.4 Km) to Nagasaki city tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Nagasaki Airport" (39.4 Km) to Nagasaki city tour.