March 7, 2009

Kanda Catholic Church

kanda catholic church
kanda catholic church
Kanda catholic church is located at nishi-kanda.
You can go to the church from suido-bashi station in around 7 minute by walking.
This church is dedicated to St. Francis Xavier who was the missionary who visited Japan first.

(note)
These photos were taken on February 21 , 2009.

9 comments:

Ken Mac said...

this looks un japanese to me...nice!

MaCoBra said...

Hi, Nice shot, it indeed doesn't look Japanese to me but I like culture migles. Happened to bumb into a chinese? temple lately, in a town close by, that was an surprise.

Malyss said...

The architecture does not look like the one of a catholic church as we know them here. I did not know that Fran├žois -Xavier was the first missionnary to come to Japan.
The statues seem to be the Virgin Mary? Very interesting post!

JM said...

Very interesting architecture.

Marc said...

Quite a big building, so must have a few followers. Nice capture.

m_m said...

Beautiful!

Babooshka said...

It is strange to see a Catholic Church so far away.

Anne Vis said...

Beautiful shots!

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