Feb 20, 2012

Oura Catholic Church - Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

About 5 minutes walk from Oura Tenshudo-shita Station Nagasaki Electric Railway.

The official name is "Church of the 26 Japanese Martyrs". Completed in 1864. It is the oldest church in Japan, and has become a National Treasure. Is very close to the entrance of Glover Garden.

Red brick building in the center is the Former Residence of Archbishop. On the left, Former Latin Divinity School and Oura Catholic Church.
These buildings are included on "Churches and Christian Sites in Nagasaki" where is the Tentative list in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Feb 17, 2012

Glover Garden - Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

About 5 minutes walk from Oura Tenshudo shita Station Nagasaki Electric Railway.

Glover Garden was opened in the hills of Minamiyamate where was a foreign settlement. Oura Catholic Church is right next to.

Glover Garden entrance
This entrance is next to the Oura Catholic Church. Lead to the first gate.

Feb 13, 2012

Sanno Shrine - Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

About 5 minutes walk from Daigaku Byoin-mae Station Nagasaki Electric Railway.

"Camphor trees that were exposed to atomic bomb" and "one-legged torii" are famous. Near Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Peace Park, and Urakami Cathedral.

This Shrine is also referred to as "Urakami Kotai Shrine", "Sanno Hiyoshi Shrine".
The position of approximately 800m southeast from the hypocenter.

Feb 9, 2012

Urakami Cathedral - Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

About 10 minutes walk from Matsuyama-machi Station Nagasaki Electric Railway.

There is Nagasaki Peace Park between Urakami Cathedral and Matsuyama-machi Station. Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is also nearby.

Fountain of Peace in Nagasaki Peace Park
Rainbow was spanning fountain.

Feb 6, 2012

Nagasaki LANTERN FESTIVAL 2012 - Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

I went to see Nagasaki Lantern Festival. I will put some pictures.

Came into sight as soon, got off the tram at Tsukimachi Station.
Here near the east entrance of Dejima.