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Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Oura Cathedral

The site of an encounter with returned Catholic missionaries after an absence of over two centuries that triggered the transitional phase in the religious identity of Hidden Christian communities

Oura Cathedral
● Oura Cathedral: National Treasure of Japan

◎ Address: 5-3 Minami-Yamate-machi, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki 850-0931
◎ Built: 1864
◎ Construction: brick
  • Access: 20 minutes by tram from JR Nagasaki Station (take the Shokakujishita-bound tram and change at Tsukimachi to an Ishibashi-bound tram; get off at Ouratenshudoshita tram stop); 5 minutes on foot from Ouratenshudoshita tram stop.