Nakanora Church

Nicknamed the "Water Mirror Church"

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The church's patron is the Virgin Mary.
This wooden church was constructed in 1925 and was expanded with a bell tower in 1966—a feature rarely seen on wooden churches.
With its simple wooden construction and camellia motif featured in the interior, it leaves a strong impression. The nave features a raised ceiling, whereas the chancel features a rib vault ceiling. Due to the church reflecting vividly on the sea around it, it was nicknamed the "water mirror church".
 

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Address 853-2303 長崎県南松浦郡新上五島町宿ノ浦郷中ノ浦
Hours of Operation 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price Free, but contributions to the church's donation box are appreciated
Note Square meters: 218 ㎡
Constructed: 1925
Mass: Sundays at 7 AM (9 AM on the last Sunday of the month)
Parish: Kiri Parish

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