"(saint Joseph) Hoki Catholic Church" World Heritage and provisional entry
It starts constructing construction by father Matara in 1897.
Cathedral completion in 1898. 1000 yen of the cost of construction is told that a believer in 50 households at that time donates, and father Matara supplemented insufficient 1000 yen or more.
Authorization was obtained in 1899, and it became a local church where the father settled down from the round church till then.
The stained glass from at first of construction boasts of the history entering 15 fingers in the Nagasaki church group, and is beautiful and is valuable. Father Matara involved in the construction of the Himosashi church, the Hoki church, and the Tabira church has died on a slightly elevated hill where it faces the sea in the Koba town located in the middle of Hoki and the Himosashi.
Address: 〒859-5366 Nagasaki Prefecture Hirado City Hoki Town 1170 Telephone: 0950-28-0324
Wooden and brick Tsccawara F coming church design of part: Carpenter Enomoto Shoichi completion: 1898