Shima no Yakata: Museum of Ikitsuki

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Shima no Yakata: Museum of Ikitsuki The museum presents information on the history and folklore of the island of Ikitsuki.

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The museum presents information on the history and folklore of the island of Ikitsuki.

The large exhibition hall is designed like the inside of a church and displays artifacts related to livelihood and religion.

The hidden Christians maintained their faith even under severe oppression, in a unique form mixing Christianity with Buddhism and Shintoism.

Fisheries and agriculture thrived in the rich natural environment. The traditional equipment, miniature models and dioramic images inform visitors about the colorful history of Ikitsuki Island.

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Hirado City, Matsuura City & Kitamatsuura District
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