Uchimura Kanzo Stone Church


Details


Address
3356-8 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano
Phone
+81-267-45-2288
Website
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Open Hours
1-12: Mon-Sun: - 09:00-18:00

About this sight

Designed by American architect Kendrick Kellogg, this church was built in commemoration of Uchimura Kanzo, a Japanese author, Christian evangelist, and founder of the Nonchurch Movement of Christianity in Japan during the Meiji and Taisho period. It is a popular spot for couples to get married. A memorial hall for Uchimura Kanzo is located beneath the chapel. Free tours of the church are available throughout the day.