Kashiragashima Church

頭ヶ島天主堂

Kashiragashima Church

OVERVIEW

Kashiragashima ChurchThis sandstone church, a rare sight in Japan, was built by Christians returning to the islands after the period of persecution, from stones they quarried themselves. The church is designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan and is part of the “Churches and Christian Sites in Nagasaki” bid for designation as a World Heritage Site.

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Goto Islands
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NEARBY TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
1Kashiragashima Church
2Ryoma Park & Ryoma Memorial
3gotouudonnosato
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