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St. Francis Xavier Memorial Church平戸ザビエル記念教会


After the prohibition n Christianity was lifted, Christians came to live in Hirado. This church was built in 1931. In 1971, a statue of Saint Francis Xavier was erected in honor of the church’s 40th anniversary. Thereafter, the church came to be known as St. Francis Xavier Memorial Church. Now called Hirado Xavier Memorial Church, the emerald walls of the building create a beautiful sight.


Nagasaki Pref. Hiradoshi Kagamigawachou 269 (Sasebo / HiradoArea)

phone 0950238600

[Inside view] 9:00-16:00 ※ The appearance is always acceptable

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Nagasaki Pref. Hiradoshi Kagamigawachou 269 [ map ]
Sasebo / HiradoArea
[Inside view] 9:00-16:00 ※ The appearance is always acceptable
No visit at the time of Mass is not possible
Other visits at ceremonial occasion
Parking Lot
Available 50spaces
[Hirado Tourism Association] 0950-23-8600

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