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The Urakami Cathedral, north of Nagasaki.

Urakami Cathedral

Hiroshima has its dome, survivor of the atomic bomb. Nagasaki has Urakami Cathedral, tragic testimony of an entire segment of the history of this multicultural city.

Sofukuji - China in Japan

Among all Japanese temples, Sofukuji temple holds a particularly special place. It is considered a national treasure, and is among Nagasaki's major attractions.

Kofukuji Temple Nagasaki

Kofukuji Temple, is located in the Teramachi district of the city and is one of the most important Chinese temples in Nagasaki, Kyushu.

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Sofukuji Temple Nagasaki

Sofukuji Temple in Nagasaki is a Chinese Obaku Zen temple dating from the 17th century and a beautiful example of Chinese-style architecture.

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Suwa Shrine Nagasaki

Suwa Shrine Nagasaki: Suwa Shrine is the premier shrine in Nagasaki and home to the Kunchi Festival.

Confucius Shrine Nagasaki

Confucius Shrine Nagasaki: read a guide to the Confucius Shrine in Nagasaki built in 1893 by Chinese residents of the city.