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Oe Cathedral

 

Registered on UNESCE World Heritage as Hidden Christian site

 

The oldest Catholic Church in Amakusa and was one of the first churches built right after the ban

on Christianity was lifted. The and Romanesque-style architecture and the chalky white structure

was rebuilt in 1933 by a French missionary priest named Father Garnier using his own money and

contributions from local Christians living in the area.

 


 

General information

Address 1782 Oe Amakusa-cho, Amakusa-city, Kumamoto-prefecture
Access

by Car

2 hours 50 minutes from Kumamoto-city

60 minutes from Amakusa Airport

Open hours 9:00 to 17:00
Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days

 

Chiran Samurai Residence

 

Those Samurai Houses were built about 250 years ago. Their gardens are beautiful

desighned, with Mt. Hahaga-dake as the background.

 

Other natural elements are also incorporated, making the whole area resemble a

scries of miniture of Japanese gardens housed in boxes. Seven of the gardens are

designated as natural scenic spots.

 

 


 

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Chiran Peace Museum for the Kamikaze Pilots

 

This museum exhibits precious materials such as pictures, letters, wills, articles and

memontos of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran who perticipated in the Battle for

Okinawa towards the end of World War 2. 

 

It also houses a No.3 type fighter aircraft, Hien.

 

                    Musiun

              Fighter aircraft

           Kamikaze Pilot statue


 

        Mother for World Peace

                 Zero-sen

          Pray for World Peace

 


 

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Chiran

 

Chiran is called a small Kyoto in Kagoshima, offer you a fine collection of Samurai houses and 

gardens that were built about 260 years ago.

 


 

Chiran Samurai Residence

Those Samurai Houses were built about 250 years ago. Their gardens are beautiful

desighned, with Mt. Hahaga-dake as the background. Other natural elements are

also incorporated, making the whole area resemble a scries of miniture of Japanese

gardens housed in boxes. Seven of the gardens are designated as natural scenic spots.


 

Chiran Peace Museum for the Kamikaze Pilots

This museum exhibits precious materials such as pictures, letters, wills, articles and

memontos of the 1,036 Kamikaze pilots based in Chiran who perticipated in the Battle for

Okinawa towards the end of World War 2.  It also houses a No.3 type fighter aircraft, Hien.

 


 

                 Location of Chiran

  

 

 

 


 

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