We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tsuruoka Roman Catholic Church

7-19 Babacho, Tsuruoka 997-0035, Yamagata Prefecture
+81 235-22-0292
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
The black madonna statue

Black Madonnas are very unusual in Japan and it is even more unusual to find one in such a small... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Dondinou
One of the few Catholic churches

One sees a lot of church like structures in Japan, but usually those are wedding venues. This is a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Stephan1954
,
The Hague, The Netherlands
Read all 46 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“black” (2 reviews)
“madonna” (2 reviews)
“unusual” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
7-19 Babacho, Tsuruoka 997-0035, Yamagata Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 235-22-0292
Write a ReviewReviews (46)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"black"
in 2 reviews
"madonna"
in 2 reviews
"unusual"
in 2 reviews
"simple"
in 2 reviews
"japan"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Black Madonnas are very unusual in Japan and it is even more unusual to find one in such a small city as Tsuruoka. This little church is very simple and small. The wooden floor and the red carpet contribute to create a cosy atmosphere. The...More

Thank Dondinou
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One sees a lot of church like structures in Japan, but usually those are wedding venues. This is a real church housed in a simple wooden structure and without the elaborate painted windows or ceilings. The Madonna and child are black which is unusual.

Thank Stephan1954
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 79 hotels in Tsuruoka
Hotel Stay In Sanno Plaza
46 reviews
.63 km away
Narakan
3 reviews
1.19 km away
Hotel Gobankan
2 reviews
1.28 km away
Tokyo Dai-Ichi Hotel Tsuruoka
72 reviews
1.36 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Yakitori Kurasawa-Ya
.06 km away
Ajidokorotakadate
1 review
.10 km away
Fukusuke
.11 km away
Cafe Studio Cinq
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chidokan
43 reviews
.27 km away
Tsuruoka Park
68 reviews
.37 km away
Heishindo-Former Kazama Family Residence
25 reviews
.14 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tsuruoka Roman Catholic Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor