Kyushu Sights

Oura Catholic Church (Oura Tenshu-do)

  • 5–3 Minami Yamate-machi Map It
  • Nagasaki City
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

This church below the entrance to Glover Garden 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 Hideyoshi's gruesome message of religious intolerance. It's the oldest Gothic-style building in Japan.

Sight Information

Address:

5–3 Minami Yamate-machi, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki-ken, 850-0931, Japan

Map It

Phone:

095-823–2628

Sight Details:

  • ¥300
  • Daily 8–6

Published 12/10/2015

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