Why not learn more about the connection between Amakusa and Christianity?
Amakusa Christian Museum showcases the history of Christians in Amajusa with its main focus on the Amakusa Shimabara Rebellion and the lives of the "Hidden Christian".
The museum features a total of four exhibition areas of the Christian history in Amakusa that includes various Christian relics, ancient ceramics, archeological materials. A National Designated Important Cultural Property or the "Amakusa Shiro Battle Flag" is also exhibited here.
One highlight is the large wall painting that depicts the final battle of the rebellion at Hara Castle and the items used by the Christians. A must-see!
Amakusa is an island group located in the southwest of Kumamoto City. From there, ride the Kyushu Sanko Bus that operates hourly between Kumamoto Kotse Center and JR Kumamoto Station.
The museum opens at 8:30 to 18:00
It is closed on December 30 to January 1
Admission fee is 300 Yen.
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