Tsuruoka Catholic Church Tenshudo

The Tsuruoka Catholic Church Lord of Heaven temple つるおかかとりっくきょうかい てんしゅどう
Church of white wall that red ridge shop is greatly outstanding
It is built in 1903 (Meiji 36) by all property and contribution of French father, and it is famous as masterpiece of Meiji Norman architecture architecture, and it is country-designated important cultural property.
It was built to mansion trace of the Suematsus of old Shonai feudal clan senior retainer, and the gate of entrance is eccentric space of Japanese and Western mixture to leave feature of samurai residence at the time for.

In Lord of Heaven temple, beautiful temple of Confucius of curved surface (rib vault ceiling) of expensive ceiling gets into eyes, and it is structure to be called basilica type three corridor type.
One "black Maria statue" is just enshrined on vice-altar in the left side of temple of Confucius in Japan.
It was given for memory that this Lord of Heaven temple had by French derivurando monastery, and is image that is unusually valuable worldwide.
  • Name Tsuruoka Catholic Church Tenshudo
  • Location 7-19, Babacho, Tsuruoka-shi
  • Phone number 0235-22-0292
  • Business Hours (from April to September)
    (from October to March)
  • Closed None
  • Admission Free

    ※[March 05, 2013] It is current information.
     As it may be different from fact,
     For more details, please refer directly.

  • Access "Maria kindergarten is in front" of the circulation bus 2 Courses from JR Tsuruoka Station, and getting off foot is immediate
    From Tsuruoka Interchange of Yamagata Expressway: 10 min by car
    From Nihon-kai Tsuruoka Nishi Interchange of Tohoku Expressway: 15 min by car
  • Parking lot Please use Tsuruoka-shi government office second parking lots
  • Contact information The Tsuruoka Catholic Church
  • URL http://www.turuoka-catholic.or.jp/frem/index2.html
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