"Oura Catholic Church (Oura Tenshudo)" Nagasaki Things to Do Tip by KevinMichael

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"Oura Cathedral, The Church of 26 Martyrs" is the oldest standing wooden church in Japan. This church faces the direction of Nishizakayama, the memorial location of the hill where the 26 martyrs were crucified and the location of where there is another Catholic church today.

Constructed during the Edo Period in 1864, it is the only Western building designated as a Japanese national treasure in 1933.

Open 8AM - 6 PM year-round

Entrance Fee: Adults: 300, Aged 12-17: 300, Aged 6-11: 200

Address: 5-3 Minami-yamate-machi

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  • Written Oct 22, 2011
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