Cooperation with International Organizations (UNESCO,UNU)

December 13, 2021
(image) Map of Japan ([Note] Item numbers shown in brown (1,2,5-12,14,16-23 and 25) are properties of Cultural Heritage.
Item numbers shown in green (3,4,13,15 and 24) 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, Kumamoto) (2018)
  23. Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan (Osaka) (2019)
  24. Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Kagoshima and Okinawa) (2021)
  25. Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan (Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate and Akita) (2021)

[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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