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Things to see at Takayama:
A bucket list of the top sights at Takayama, ordered by popularity.
1. Gao Shan Zhen Wu
2. Fei Tuo Gao Shan
3. Gong Chuan Zhao Shi
4. Sanmachi

Takayama Ukon (高山右近) or Dom Justo Takayama (or Iustus Takayama Ukon or Hikogoro Shigetomo) (1552 – 5 February 1615) was a Japanese kirishitan daimyo and samurai who followed Christianity during the Sengoku period of Japan.

Born in Haibara-cho in Nara, he abandoned his status to devote himself to his Christian faith and he died in Manila with a reputation for holiness. His cause for sainthood has commenced and he is referred to as a Servant of God. Reports in 2014 indicated that he would be beatified sometime in 2015 but 2016 will be when he will be beatified pending papal approval.

Pope Francis signed a decree on 21 January 2016 recognizing that Ukon could be proclaimed Blessed sometime in 2016.

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