Kyushu Sights

Advertisement

Oura Catholic Church (Oura Tenshu-do)

Oura Catholic Church (Oura Tenshu-do) Review

This church survived the bomb that leveled much of the city. It was constructed in 1865 to commemorate the death of 26 Christians crucified in 1597, victims of Toyotomi's gruesome message of religious intolerance. It's the oldest Gothic-style building in Japan. Below the entrance to Glover Garden, the church is a five-minute walk from the Oura Tenshu-do-shita streetcar stop.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5–3 Minami Yamate-machi, Nagasaki, 850-0931 | Map It
  • Phone: 095/823–2628
  • Cost: ¥300
  • Hours: Daily 8–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Nagasaki
Updated: 09-20-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property

Advertisement

· Map of Oura Catholic Church

Map of



View more trip reports

· Forum
  • Takayama vs. Matsumoto

    Hi, I'm heading to Japan with my husband in September -- we're staying in Tokyo, Kyoto and have three days in the middle of the t... Read more

View more travel discussions