Kuroshima Church

A graceful romanesque church

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Kuroshima Catholic Church was established by the christian people who moved from Ikitsuki and Sotome in the Bunka・Bunsei era. Father Marmand, who first resided here, consecrated this magnificent church which was built with four hundred thousand bricks and Kuroshima's special granite for its foundation in 1902. 


【Please contact us in advance when you visit Kuroshima Catholic Church.】
The churches which constitute  World Heritage "Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region" are still in use as the places for prayers. There could be the time when we cannot accept visitation to the churches due to the religious events such as Mass or other ceremonial occasions, or just for too many visitors at once. To avoid such situations, a prior notice is required when you visit those churches as well as Kuroshima Church. Please contact the "Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region" Information Center in advance.

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Address 857-3271 長崎県佐世保市黒島町3333
TEL 095-823-7650(長崎と天草地方の潜伏キリシタン関連遺産インフォメーションセンター)
Access 50 min. to Kuroshima from Ainoura Port by ferry, 30 min. on foot from Kuroshima Port.
Website Hidden Christian Site in the Nagasaki Region Infomation Center

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