#562: Sakitsu Tenshudoh (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#562: Sakitsu Tenshudoh (category: church)

Sakitsu Tenshudoh

Sakitsu Tenshudoh is a catholic church in Sakitsu Village, Amakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture. The village faces Yokaku Bay, belonging to Unzen-Amakusa National Park (refer to #400).

The unusual feature of the church is that its floor is covered with tatami (Japanese traditional straw mats). It is a factor of "Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region", a UNESCO World Heritage Site newly listed in 2018.

Sakitsu Tenshudoh Japan

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