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* '''Tsuwano Catholic Church''' (津和野天主教會) - a nice church with tatami mat floors and if you go on a fine day the sunshine shines through the stained glass windows; very good for photos. You can also pick up a copy, for a small fee, of the story of the Otome-Toge Matyrs. Carp food is also available to buy.
 
* '''Tsuwano Catholic Church''' (津和野天主教會) - a nice church with tatami mat floors and if you go on a fine day the sunshine shines through the stained glass windows; very good for photos. You can also pick up a copy, for a small fee, of the story of the Otome-Toge Matyrs. Carp food is also available to buy.
  
* <see name="Chapel of Saint Maria" alt="瑪麗亞教堂" address="Ushiroda, Tsuwano-cho" directions="" phone="+81 0856-72-0251" email="" fax="" url="" hours="7:30AM-5PM" price=""> In the area known as Otome-toge (Otome Pass) behind the station. 36 Japanese Christians were tortured and killed here during the Meiji Period. When Japan "opened" to the West, many Japanese Christians mistakenly thought that meant it was okay to come out and admit their faith but Christianity was still illegal, so those found to be Christian were taken here (and to other special places) and killed. This small church is run as a memorial to them.</see>
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* <see name="Chapel of Saint Maria" alt="瑪麗亞教堂" address="Ushiroda, Tsuwano-cho" directions="" phone="+81 0856-72-0251" email="" fax="" url="" hours="7:30AM-5PM" price=""> In the area known as Otome-toge behind the station. 36 Japanese Christians were martyred here during the Meiji Period. This small church is run as a memorial to them.</see>
  
* <see name="Taikodani Inari Jinja" alt="太皷谷稻成神社" address="409 Ushiroda, Tsuwano-cho" directions="" phone="+81 0856-72-0219" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tsuwano.ne.jp/inari" hours="" price="Free"> One of the Five Great Inari Shrines. It was built in 1773 by Tsuwano's seventh generation feudal lord Kamei Norisada to enshrine a share of the rice spirit Inari worshipped at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto. The walk up the mountain-side, through over a thousand bright red ''torii'' (gates), leads to a great view over the town.</see>
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* <see name="Taikodani Inari Jinja" alt="太皷谷稻成神社" address="409 Ushiroda, Tsuwano-cho" directions="" phone="+81 0856-72-0219" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tsuwano.ne.jp/inari" hours="" price="Free"> One of the Five Great Inari Shrines. It was built in 1773 by Tsuwano's seventh generation feudal lord Kamei Norisada to enshrine a share of the rice spirit Inari worshipped at Fushimi Inari in Kyoto. The walk up the mountain-side, through over a thousand bright read ''torii'' (gates), leads to a great view over the town.</see>
  
 
* '''Washibara Hachiman-gu Shrine''' - a small shrine on the edge of town. It has archery contests on the 2nd of April. It is a pleasant walk through the garden.
 
* '''Washibara Hachiman-gu Shrine''' - a small shrine on the edge of town. It has archery contests on the 2nd of April. It is a pleasant walk through the garden.

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