CHUGOKU Tsuwano Catholic Church (St. Mary’s Church in Tsuwano) Japanese Name: 津和野カトリック教会


This small church was rebuilt in 1929 and is now famous for its unique combination of stained glass and tatami-matted floor.


Adjacent building exhibits mainly on “Hidden Christians” one of whom is believed to be witnessed Marian apparition in Tsuwano.


Registered tangible cultural properties



Operating Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Mass Information

Every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Chief priest is Yamane Toshimi.



About 10 minutes on foot from JR Tsuwano Station

Address: 66-7 Ro Ushiroda, Tsuwano Town, Kanoashi District, Shimane Prefecture



Contact Details

Email address:

Phone Number: 0856-72-0251