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Address: Miuracho, Sasebo 857-0863, Nagasaki Prefecture

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Very moving spiritual experience.....

Eighty steps of penance from street level leads you to this inspirational Catholic Church. As you reach the top stair there is a larger than life size statue of Jesus with open... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Not particularly religious but I went to Sasebo after Huis Ten Bosch with a JR North Kyushu Railpasss which enabled me to travel unlimited wherever I wanted. Passed by the church after I mailed a post card from the post office.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Eighty steps of penance from street level leads you to this inspirational Catholic Church. As you reach the top stair there is a larger than life size statue of Jesus with open arms greeting each and every visitor to this area. The Catholic Church is magnificent with the traditional request of removing your shoes before entering through the large wooden... More 

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Groningen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Interesting neo-gothic church just a few minutes on foot from the JR-railway station. It's high above the street and as a pleasant atmosphere.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Well, it's worth a visit if you are there. It's a "regular" church, but I guess it stands out in a small Japanese city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

This is a beautiful Catholic Church nearby JR Sasebo Station. It was moved to this location in 1931 and considered as a target of air raids during WW II, it was once stained by black smoke. There are quite a few stairs to the top.

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Address: Miuracho, Sasebo 857-0863, Nagasaki Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Nagasaki Prefecture  >  Sasebo

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