Akabae Church

A church facing the Goto Sea from the side of a steep mountain

Area
Goto
Category
History&Culture
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Akabae Church stands on the side of a steep-sloped mountain, overlooking the Goto Sea. In the 1870s, Akabae was a christian village of only a few households, but was home to the missionaries Osera Sogoro, Akabae Sukesaku, and Akabae Kita who were active in the surrounding Christian villages. The current Akabae also only has a few households, but the church remains an important place of prayer for its followers.


<Note>
Churches are very important places of prayer for their followers. When observing churches, please follow proper etiquette such that everyone can feel comfortable in the churches. A guide for church etiquette can be found here.

Information

Address 857-4603 長崎県南松浦郡新上五島町立串郷字谷ノ坂子1899
TEL 0959-42-0964(新上五島町観光物産協会)
FAX 0959-42-0967
Price Free, but please consider contributing to the church's donation box
Note Building Information
Constructed: 1884
Remodeled: 1971
Location 9 AM - 5 PM
1. Observation may not be possible during mass or ceremonies
2. The doors may be locked at certain times / on certain days

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