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Nicholai-do (Holy Resurrection Cathedral)

Travel Guide - Nicholai-do (Holy Resurrection Cathedral)


Holy Resurrection Cathedral is the main cathedral of the Japanese Orthodox Church. The Orthodox Church of Byzantine architecture was established by the Russian Orthodox priest Nikolai Kasatkin, St. Nicholas of Japan in 1891 when he came to Japan from Russia for his missionary work. The cathedral is generally called "Nicholai-do" from his name. The building is now designated as a nationally important cultural property.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 13:00 – 15:30 (April - September)
  • 13:00 – 16:00 (October – March)


  • Irregular

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Donation: 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • Donation: 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Shin-Ochanomizu Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C12)
  • 2 minutes walk from JR Ochanimizu Station
  • 5 minutes walk from Ochanimizu Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M20)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 4-1-3, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0062


The RE Department @StMarysDerryRE - 2020-04-07
A very important message from Fr Paul- “there is a time of suffering now but there will be a time of Resurrection”… https://t.co/3vCEjRiB4G
thecathedral4214 @thecathedral42 - 2020-04-07
We have GREAT NEWS this week! Bishop Michel White and The Cathedral at Greater Faith are welcoming you all to atten… https://t.co/Wlm8yUrAG2
Bristol Cathedral @BristolCathedra - 2020-04-06
Holy Week and Easter Day with Bristol Cathedral.

Join us online here, on Facebook, and on YouTube, to keep this we… https://t.co/7KzXBpop7a
💚 PJ 🎀 @sunnypajamas - 2020-04-05
Holy Week 2020 Celebration at the Manila Cathedral 🙏🏻

There are now a lot of channels to aid us in the celebratio… https://t.co/aBo4HQhGM3
jason ☦️ @baqlavas - 2020-03-28
Holy Resurrection Cathedral (東京復活大聖堂), known as Nikorai-do, is the main cathedral of the Japanese Orthodox Church,… https://t.co/wlrwUD1cPr
Peterborough Cathedral @pborocathedral - 2020-03-08
The Cathedral has a full service programme for Holy Week and Easter. All are welcome at these special acts of worsh… https://t.co/Z5WqXX0H7D
Sava Janjic @SavaJanjic - 2020-02-24
Huge number of people gathered yesterday evening in front of the cathedral of Christ resurrection chanting in uniso… https://t.co/5HKKvqVr5M
Sava Janjic @SavaJanjic - 2020-02-24
Huge number of people gathered yesterday evening in front of the cathedral of Christ resurrection chanting in uniso… https://t.co/5HKKvqVr5M
Who are the Friends of Serbs? @FriendsOfSerbs - 2020-02-24
February 23th, 2020
Podgorica, Montenegro

Tens of thousands of people gathered tonight in front of the Serbian Ort… https://t.co/qAzvgvQAy1
bobvanoni @bobvanoni1 - 2020-02-18
@EricRSammons Looking back at things I actually went to Cardinal Bernardin’s wake at Holy Name Cathedral I had no… https://t.co/SbUiKzictq
James D.J. Brown @JamesDJBrown - 2020-02-17
On 16 Feb, a special service was held in Tokyo’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral in honour of St Nikolai of Japan (Ivan… https://t.co/tyyq8R0U4O
Siberia Zombie @SiberiaZombie - 2020-02-10
I won't suddenly claim to be super religious but stepping into the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Tokyo again today… https://t.co/w9wcDUQBHt
Leo Clement III ☦️🇺🇸 @LeoClementIII - 2020-02-04
This is the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Tokyo, built by St. Nicholas.

To this day, the Japanese affectionately… https://t.co/gXgXFQro2V
Jeff Mullins @JJMullins - 2020-02-03
@GeekOrthodox @PilgrimOrthodox @Trisagion_Films I assume you’re talking about the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in To… https://t.co/E0jMthusFu
ᵍᵘⁱᵉⁿᵃᵛᵉ @guineviereann - 2020-01-16
@avelokiteshvara can't wait to hear you at the holy resurrection orthodox cathedral for a praise and worship session
Nicholas T. Kim ☦️ @Nicholas199903 - 2020-01-12
@OrthoYukarifan Oh I see. Then, you’d better visit to Holy Resurrection Cathedral(Nikolai-do) in Tokyo, Holy Annunc… https://t.co/s59b8Yk9y7
masatoshi denko @markden70 - 2020-01-11
Holy Resurrection Cathedral (Orthodox Church in Japan — in Ome https://t.co/87ltQp7Q6o
Francisca @Francisca681349 - 2020-01-07
⛪Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Tokyo☦️
(Orthodox Church)

Today is Orthodox Christmas.🎄👼
I went to this cathedral… https://t.co/I4dP30LAkv
Kaisern Chen @eyess - 2020-01-07
Mother Tavifa, Holy Trinity Church and cathedral Christ Resurrection at the Goritsy Monastery of Resurrection - Gor… https://t.co/ROlGjla2Uj
🇬🇪UndergroundMMOplayer 🇬🇪 @OrthoYukarifan - 2020-01-04
All I wanted to do was see holy resurrection cathedral and hug Japanese girls
Uganda Orthodox Church @Orthodox_ug - 2020-01-03
The message of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga to the Youth during the recently concluded Youth Camp at Holy Resurrection… https://t.co/Dqo0OEIX7l
Kaisern Chen @eyess - 2020-01-02
Mother Tavifa, Holy Trinity Church and cathedral Christ Resurrection at the Goritsy Monastery of Resurrection - Gor… https://t.co/0qBEeWhvzb
かすっち (ルビ:kastelpls) @highimpactsex - 2019-12-25
after dying to books, i walked to the Holy Resurrection Cathedral
a russian orthodoxy church
the idea surprised me… https://t.co/y4t0dl0D7b
The Four Marks @TheFourMarks - 2019-12-17
@acatholiclife Inclined to agree. Asking because I don’t see wounds in whatever’s suspended over the sanctuary of H… https://t.co/vI9ICpOy9G
Rising sun @GarchaHarjit - 2019-12-15
Ochanomizu is a neighborhood in Tokyo, Japan. It extends from the Yushima section of Bunkyo-ku to the Kanda section… https://t.co/i67T67oAuv
Bishkek Spotting @BishkekSpotting - 2019-12-12
Iconostasis at the #Holy #Resurrection #Cathedral in #Bishkek, #Kyrgyzstan. Part of the #nave is currently undergoi… https://t.co/KYQoTAztxF
St. James Cathedral @StJamesSeattle - 2019-12-09
Today’s Mass began with a blessing of the Cathedral’s “Great Cross,” severely damaged by a vandal on January 31 of… https://t.co/eBXFx84Mct
Johnny Simmons @johnnydrummr - 2019-11-28
Church tonight at our cathedral. A beautiful building, my Bishop’s lineage, and the vault where a good and faithful… https://t.co/H611cDObR0
jellyfish21 @jellyfish201 - 2019-11-25
Holy Resurrection Cathedral #bw #blackandwhite #tokyo #church https://t.co/N4wrSxE7pv
AntiDemonForce @antidemonforce - 2019-11-21
@danwolfgang_ @1Alienscomicfan Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Tokyo. Very beautiful. https://t.co/2269XrtTmS
acotter @Avonan - 2019-11-20
Translated from Ukrainian: “On November 20, in Sumy, at 10.00, the farewell ceremony with the colonel, commander of… https://t.co/e3q9ClFBtl
Terumichi Kuga @ted_kuga - 2019-11-02
Nicolai-Do at Kanda Surugadai, Tokyo. Holy Resurrection Cathedral. Open daily for public. https://t.co/fioAUXZ10f https://t.co/lAY5NygDiK
Francisca @Francisca681349 - 2019-09-09
The roof of the office of Holy Resurrection Cathedral (Orthodox Church) in Tokyo was damaged by the Typhoon No.15.😨😨
M.M.W @Liberasnow - 2019-09-04
Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Ocha-no-mizu Tokyo.
Historical church. https://t.co/DXglUvLdYZ


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