Although the Omura clan, famous for Christian daimyo, was converted after the prohibition of the religion and became the family temple of Honkyo Ji Temple. It is also characterized by the fact that the daimyo cemetery of this scale is unusual and has a gravestone of 々 shape. It seems to be the top class among the domestic daimyo cemeteries.
The Omura domain was unable to remove this time around Christians, and I stopped here. There is a gravestone of the Lord of Omura domain. It is said that it was converted from Christianity to Buddhism and built a color 々 to prove it, but converted. . . and color 々 was forced to think.
The tombstones of successive Lords of the Omura domain are from the first Lord of the domain, Yoshimae to the １１ Lord of the domain, Junaki, and the tombs of successive Lords and their families. Kimae was a Christian at first, but he converted to the Nichiren sect after Kiyomasa Kato's recommendation and suppressed many Christians, so it is said that he was poisoned by Christians in 1616. The Omura family, a Christian daimyo, abandoned Christianity under the prohibition of religion and proved Buddhist faith to the Bakufu and the people...
I heard that it was the highest in Japan at the tourist information office and went. I have the courage to enter the grave alone. I prayed that there was a visitor. Unfortunately, no one was visiting. It is certainly a big gravestone. The Lord of the Omura family and the wife are sleeping. There was also a tomb of a faithful dog.