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Shimabara

島原市

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Introduction

Shimabara can refer to any of the following:

  • Shimabara, Nagasaki, a city in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • Shimabara Peninsula, the geographic feature that hosts Shimabara, Nagasaki
  • Shimabara Castle, in Shimabara, Nagasaki
  • Shimabara Rebellion (also known as the Battle or Siege of Shimabara), a 1637 uprising of residents of the Nagasaki area against the Shogun's anti-Christian policies
  • Shimabara, Kyoto, an entertainment quarter in Kyoto, Japan
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