Sacred Heart Cathedral, Yokohama

Sacred Heart Cathedral, Yokohama

Sacred Heart Cathedral is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church Diocese of Yokohama, Japan. The Yokohama diocese includes, Kanagawa Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, & Yamanashi Prefecture. It is located at 44 Yamate, Naka-ku. In Japan, the church is more commonly known as nihongo|Yamate Catholic Church|カトリック山手教会|Katorikku Yamate Kyōkai.

The original Yamate Catholic Church was built at 44 Bluff (Yamate) in 1906. It was a brick building with 2 bell towers. However, the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake completely destroyed the original church structure. The present Yamate Catholic Church, which is a reconstruction of the original church, was completed in 1933.

External links

* [ History of Diocese of Yokohama]
* [ Diocese of Yokohama] at Catholic Hierarchy
*ja icon [ Sacred Heart Cathedral homepage]
* [ Yamate Walk]
* [ Sacred Heart Cathedral Yokohama, Japan Foreign Guild]

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