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Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church山口サビエル記念聖堂


A Catholic church located in Yamaguchi City. The church was built in 1952 to commemorate 400 years since the missionary Francis Xavier came to Yamaguchi to proselytize. The original church building was destroyed in a fire; the current reconstruction was erected in 1998. The church's two steeples, more than 50 meters tall, are a Yamaguchi City landmark.


Yamaguchi Pref. Yamaguchishi Kameyamachou 4-1 (Yamaguchi / ShuhoArea)

phone 0839201549


Review of Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church

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Reviewed:2019/12/11 Serene church with stunning grotto in autumn
This church is located about 10-15 minutes’ walk from Yamaguchi Station, and is located up on a hill. The slope isn’t very long and steep don’t worry! Parking is available on top of the slope too...
Reviewed:2019/05/07 I really like the simplicity of the church
I really like the simplicity of this church. Mass was a more crowded than expected (which was nice).
The main reason why I decided to write this review is because of parking. If you are like me...
Reviewed:2018/04/27 we were late…
We read about this impressive and important Church in Yamaguchi so we planned for a trip here. But it was not a smooth journey after a rushed day, and a deviated track. In the end we reached just...

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Yamaguchi Pref. Yamaguchishi Kameyamachou 4-1 [ map ]
Yamaguchi / ShuhoArea
open everyday (may be temporarily closed due to events, etc.)
Dedication Friday
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          Heading west along Japan's largest island, Honshu, the very last prefecture you'll reach is Yamaguchi, separated from Kyushu by a small strip of water known as the Kanmon Straits, which the far-reaching harbor city Shimonoseki looks over. With water at every turn, the seafood of Yamaguchi is an indisputable highlight, and we're not talking just the usual fish dishes - the notorious fugu, or puffer fish, is a Japanese delicacy that was discovered in Yamaguchi prefecture, making it the best place to try it out.

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