Funakakushi Church

A church which was miraculously constructed even through several natural disasters

Area
Goto
Category
History&Culture
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This church sits at the end of an inlet which opens up to the Goto Sea. In 1927, the first generation church was established in a purchased private house, but due to dilapidation and the post-WW2 population increase, construction of a new church, the current Funakakushi Church, began in 1952. Despite landslides and typhoons impeding its construction, it was completed in 1956.

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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 853-3323 長崎県南松浦郡新上五島町東神ノ浦郷船隠48-11
TEL 0959-42-0964(新上五島町観光物産協会)
FAX 0959-42-0967
Hours of Operation Observation Hours:
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
Note Building Information
Built: 1927
Remodeled: 1956
Price Free, but please consider contributing to the church's donation box

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