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World Heritage in Japan

February 12, 2016
Japanese

  • ([Note] Item numbers shown in blue (1,2,5-12,14,16-19) 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 (1,2,5-12,14,16-19) 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 February 2016)

  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)
  5. The National Museum of Western Art (2007) [Note1]
  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) [Note2]
  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] 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.

[Note2] The nomination will be examined at the 41th session of the World Heritage Committee in Istanbul in 2017.

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