Sanohara Church

A church in a mountain village and one of the few churches in Kamigoto that does not face the sea

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In the past, the elders of Sanohara used their houses as places of prayer, but after the war, this became too cramped to accomodate everyone. In 1950, a temporary church was built, and in 1963, a full church was built. It's unknown when, but this church soon became an itinerant church of Tainora Church.


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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.

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Address 853-3323 長崎県南松浦郡新上五島町東神ノ浦郷佐ノ原
Price Free, but contributions to the church's donation box are appreciated
Access 20 minutes by car from Arikawa Port
Note Constructed in 1963
Location Observation Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM
1. Observation may not be possible during mass or other ceremonies.
2. Doors may be locked at certain times / days

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