Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Tabira Church

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Though it is located on the mainland of Nagasaki Prefecture, Tabira is included in the island Hirado.

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Like many other churches in Nagasaki it was designed by Tetsukawa Yosuke.

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Construction began in 1915, and the church was dedicated in 1918.

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Built of brick, and using them decoratively, the church features an octagonal belfry and a lot of stanied glass and gold leaf.

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Japan is trying to get the churches of Nagasaki listed as a World Heritage Site.

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1 comment:

  1. Make a Japanese Church Book.
    I don't understand your profile selection. I don't see anything familiar.
    Louis Painter

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