Kagoshima St. Xavier's Cathedral, Kagoshima

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Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • A little history first: Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) The Jesuit Missionary who introduced Christianity to Japan in 1549. Francis Xavier traveled with the Japanese samurai Anjiro of Kagoshima...  more »
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  • Architecturally, a modernist, sad building, which inside and outside doesn’t convey that this is a Catholic Church. Inside, there’s no permanently installed crucifix, just a Protestant cross. At least there are statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph and the tabernacle is present behind the altar.
  • Filled with interesting history. Well kept.

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