St. Francis Xavier Memorial Church, a view of a Christian Church and Japanese Temples

平戸ザビエル記念教会堂、寺院と教会の見える道

St. Francis Xavier Memorial Church, a view of a Christian Church and Japanese Temples

OVERVIEW

Constructed in 1913 as the Hirado Catholic Church, it was relocated to its present site in 1931. The statue of St. Francis was erected in 1971 to to honour the missionary’s visit to Hirado in 1550, and the church later given its present name.

An exotic view of a Japanese temples with this church from a street down to the town was described by the Lonly Planet as "one of the most photogenic vantage points in all of Khushu."

AREA
Hirado City, Matsuura City & Kitamatsuura District
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