Glover-dōri and Ōura CathedralJanuary 21 in Japan ⋅ ☀️ 11 °C
After the atomic bomb a large majority of the city was destroyed, in the clover garden area a large majority of Meji-period European houses, at the the top of the hill there was beautiful views of Nagasaki harbour.
Half way down there is Ōura Cathedral, this hilltop church is Japan’s oldest (1864). The church is dedicated to the 26 Christians who were crucified in Nagasaki in 1597, because of they were practicing Christianity in Japan. The church is now dedicated for all those Christians who practiced in secret during the shogunal rule.Read more