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Urakami Cathedral

Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-844-1777
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Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-844-1777

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Modern and built in a short time after the previous cathedral was destroyed on 9th August 1945, the place feels like an oasis for the spirit in a noisy world. After a visit to the Peace Park, this feels like a natural place to go...More

Thank revdmike
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect of Nagasaki Cathedral but, having seen so many museums and memorials to Nagasaki's most moving history, it is gratifying to feel present faith being lived out without fear and in such peace. I only hope that Donald Trump can...More

Thank Voseneo
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a very pretty cathedral to visit it has statues of the peaceful holy virgin also the statue of John Paul lo and several others the glass windows are very nice worth a visit

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I loved it here.There weren't many people there when I went. You don't have to pay to go into the church but you also can't walk all the way around the inside. It was so quiet and peaceful in there and I am happy that...More

1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 21 February 2016

There is a ruin of the Church at Atomic Bomb Explosion Site and also at the Museum so It is recommendable to go to those location fist and then visit the church itself to have better understanding.

1  Thank Keizo
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The community has got together to rebuilt this cathedral after the atomic bomb. There are sculpture that are ruins of the bomb. Very peaceful cathedral to visit.

2  Thank Ayon13
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I would like to add one thing that probably many tourists may neglect: the souvenirs. Inside the church there is a small table displaying a few items, including book of Christian songs, bilingual introduction of the 26 martyrs, photography of the cathedral and so on....More

1  Thank Bestlambert
Reviewed 27 December 2015

A bit of a walk from Nagasaki Peace Park, but a good place to check out if you are into the history of the church and how the bomb affected it.

1  Thank bentanhankun
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Viewing this from the hill at the Peace Park it looks quite stunning and from outside it is, however it is quit barren inside and worthy I would suggest of about 5 minutes of your time.

1  Thank EddieReid
Reviewed 19 November 2015

A rebuild of the original destroyed by the atomic bomb. Very little left of the original and if honest would have given it a miss.

1  Thank Chibikuro
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john philip l
4 October 2015|
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Urakami has no English mass. The only Catholic Church I know which has English mass in Nagasaki is one near the 26 Martyr Monuments.

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