Cooperation with International Organizations (UNESCO,UNU)

July 11, 2019
([Note] Item numbers shown in blue (1,2,5-12,14,16-21) are properties of Cultural Heritage.
Item numbers shown in pink (3,4,13,15) are properties of Natural Heritage.)
  • 1. Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area (Nara) (1993)
  • 2. Himeji-jo (Hyogo) (1993)
  • 3. Yakushima (Kagoshima) (1993)
  • 4. Shirakami-Sanchi (Aomori and Akita) (1993)
  • 5. Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto and Shiga) (1994)
  • 6. Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama (Gifu and Toyama) (1995)
  • 7. Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (Hiroshima) (1996)
  • 8. Itsukushima Shinto Shrine (Hiroshima) (1996)
  • 9. Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara (Nara) (1998)
  • 10. Shrines and Temples of Nikko (Tochigi) (1999)
  • 11. Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (Okinawa) (2000)
  • 12. Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range (Mie, Nara and Wakayama) (2004)
  • 13. Shiretoko (Hokkaido) (2005)
  • 14. Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape (Shimane) (2007)
  • 15. Ogasawara Islands (Tokyo) (2011)
  • 16. Hiraizumi - Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land (Iwate) (2011)
  • 17. Fujisan, Sacred Place and Source of Artistic Inspiration (Shizuoka and Yamanashi) (2013)
  • 18. The Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites (Gunma) (2014)
  • 19. Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining (Iwate, Shizuoka, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Saga, Nagasaki and Kagoshima) (2015)
  • 20. The National Museum of Western Art (Tokyo) (2016) [Note]
    [Note] One of the component parts of "the Architectural Works of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement" (Japan, France, Argentina, Belgium, Germany, India and Switzerland).
  • 21. The Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region (Fukuoka) (2017)
  • 22. Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region (Nagasaki) (2018)
  • 23. Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan (Osaka) (2019)

[Note1] For information about the Japanese properties on the Tentative List, please visit UNESCO’s websiteOpen a New Window.

[Note2] For more information about Cultural Heritage, please visit Cultural Heritage OnlineOpen a New Window.

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