#563: Urakami Tenshudoh (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#563: Urakami Tenshudoh (category: church)

Urakami Tenshudoh

Urakami Tenshudoh, or the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, is a catholic church in Nagasaki City (refer to #126). It was once devastated by an atomic bomb on August 9th, 1945.

The construction work to reproduce the original appearance of the church completed in 1959 and Pope John Paul II visited here to hold a mass in 1981.

Urakami Tenshudoh Japan

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