Cooperation with International Organizations (UNESCO,UNU)
World Heritage in Japan

August 7, 2015
Japanese

  • ([Note] Item numbers shown in blue (1,2,5-12,14,16-18) are properties of Cultural Heritage. Item numbers shown in pink (3,4,13,15) are properties of Natural Heritage.)
    ([Note] Item numbers shown in blue (1,2,5-12,14,16-18) are
    properties of Cultural Heritage.
    Item numbers shown in pink (3,4,13,15) are
    properties of Natural Heritage.)

Japanese Properties on the Tentative List (10 properties as of June 2015)

  1. Temples, Shrines and other structures of Ancient Kamakura (1992)
  2. Hikone-Jo (castle) (1992)
  3. Asuka-Fujiwara: Archeological sites of Japan's Ancient Capitals and Related Properties (2007)
  4. Churches and Christian Sites in Nagasaki (2007) [Note1]
  5. The National Museum of Western Art (2007) [Note2]
  6. Jomon Archaeological sites in Hokkaido, Northern Tohoku, and other regions (2009)
  7. Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region (2009)
  8. The Sado complex of heritage mines, primarily gold mines (2010)
  9. Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, Ancient Tunulus Clusters (2010)
  10. Hiraizumi-Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land (extension) (2012)

[Note1] The nomination will be examined at the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee in Istanbul in 2016.

[Note2] One of the component parts of the "Architectural Works of Le Corbusier" which has been jointly nominated by seven countries including Japan for inscription on the World Heritage List. The nomination will be examined at the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee in Istanbul in 2016.

[Note3] For more information about Cultural Heritage, please visit Cultural Heritage OnlineOpen a New Window.