Sunday, 27 January 2013

Miyazu Catholic church


This is a wooden Catholic church built in 1896 by Father Louis Relave.
The church is very unique because of mix of French style Romanesque in outside and you will see Japanese Tatami mat inside.
Also this church is known as the oldest church which still runs Mass every Sunday in Japan.
You can see beautiful 1280 stained glasses which shipped directly from France.
FREE admission.

Open 9:00-17:00, No visitors allowed during the Mass.
Address: 500 Miyamoto, Miyazu, Kyoto(宮津市字宮本500番地)
Access: 5mins(550m) walk from Miyazu train station(宮津駅)