Urakami Cathedral

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Urakami Cathedral (Photo: Urakami Cathedral – 663highland / CC BY-SA 3.0)

The Urakami Catholic Cathedral is located in Urakami, Nagasaki Prefecture, and was completely destroyed during the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945. Despite the catastrophic loss of the symbol of their faith, the local Catholics urged the local government to allow them to return to the cathedral in the same location In 1959 the building was completed.



1-79 Motoomachi, Nagasaki, 852-8112 (Directions)


9:00 - 17:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00


Free entry

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General Amenities

  • Prayer rooms
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking


  • Barrier-free access


A 10-minute walk from Nagasaki Peace Park and the Peace Park (Heiwa Koen) tram stop on lines 1 and 3.

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