Monument of St. Xavier’s Landing ざびえるじょうりくきねんひ

St. Francis Xavier Monument

This monument commemorates the 1549 landing of Francis Xavier in Japan, marking the establishment of the first Christian mission in Japan. The monument of the site of St. Xavier’s landing is located in a corner of Gionnosu Park, facing Kinko Bay. 

Center of the city (downtown)
History, historic places

Basic Information

Address 892-0803 鹿児島県鹿児島市祇園之洲町
Access ・ 15 minutes’ walk from Ishibashi Kinen Koen Mae on the Kagoshima City View line
・ Approx. 15 minutes by car from Kagoshima Chuo Station
Links Official Website of St. Xavier’s Cathedral


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