St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sekiguchi, Tokyo is a 39.4-meter high cathedral designed by Kenzo Tange, an architect who also designed Fuji Television Building and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.

St. Marys Cathedral

It is also known as the site where the funeral of former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida was held, as well as that of the architect Kenzo Tange himself.

The rocky site of the grotto of the Fountain of Lourdes in France has been recreated on the site.

It looks like a cross when viewed from the sky.

St. Marys Cathedral

How To Get To St. Mary’s Cathedral

10 minute walk from Exit 6 of Gokokuji Station on the Yurakucho Line

Nearby Spots

  • 300m – Eiseibunko: Weapons and artifacts from the Hosokawa family are on display.
  • 400m – Sekiguchi Bashoan: Matsuo Basho’s former residence
  • 400m – Hatoyama Hall: Former residence of Ichiro Hatoyama, who served as Prime Minister

St. Mary’s Cathedral Information

NameTokyo St. Mary’s Cathedral
business hours9:00-17:00
business holidaywithout a holiday
residence3-16-15 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
telephone number03-3945-0126
St. Marys Cathedral

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