We didn't go inside, just looked at the burned-out statues and the fallen bell tower. It really brings home what the nuclear bomb did.
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The cathedral is not very dramatic since it was built after the bombing, but the torture stone on display outsiide is sobering. It will require some climbing if on foot, but is worth a look. The small museum located here is seperate from the church...More
This is the 1st Catholic Church I visited living in Japan. As a catholic I am excited about this experience especially considering the history of this church! Glad I made the trek here from the one legged Torii. I was able to enter and have...More
Modern and built in a short time after the previous cathedral was destroyed on 9th August 1945, the place feels like an oasis for the spirit in a noisy world. After a visit to the Peace Park, this feels like a natural place to go...More
I wasn't sure what to expect of Nagasaki Cathedral but, having seen so many museums and memorials to Nagasaki's most moving history, it is gratifying to feel present faith being lived out without fear and in such peace. I only hope that Donald Trump can...More
This is a very pretty cathedral to visit it has statues of the peaceful holy virgin also the statue of John Paul lo and several others the glass windows are very nice worth a visit
I loved it here.There weren't many people there when I went. You don't have to pay to go into the church but you also can't walk all the way around the inside. It was so quiet and peaceful in there and I am happy that...More
There is a ruin of the Church at Atomic Bomb Explosion Site and also at the Museum so It is recommendable to go to those location fist and then visit the church itself to have better understanding.
I would like to add one thing that probably many tourists may neglect: the souvenirs. Inside the church there is a small table displaying a few items, including book of Christian songs, bilingual introduction of the 26 martyrs, photography of the cathedral and so on....More