Chuchi Church

A church with beautiful stained glass patterns

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In 1882, the church in Ebukuro was the head church of the area, but in 1932, that role was transferred to Chuchi Church. The church that stands here today was built in 1978. The majority of those who live here are Catholics who helped build the church through large contributions of money and labor. It features beautiful, large stained glass windows. The stained glass windows depict biblical scenes. The window depicting Jesus calling the fishermen to become his disciples also features the townspeople (mainly church followers at the time) who helped to contruct the church.

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Address 857-4604 長崎県南松浦郡新上五島町津和崎郷991
Hours of Operation 9 AM - 5 PM (1. May be closed in the event of mass or ceremonies. 2. Doors may be locked at certain times / on certain days.)
Price Free, but contributions to the church's donation box are appreciated
Access 50 minutes by car from Arikawa Port
Note Building Information
Constructed 1881
Remodeled 1978


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