What is "World Heritage" (3)

~ World Heritages of Japan ~
 In Japan, 23 sites inculding Shiretoko have been listed as World Heritage assets.

Natural Heritage

Sites inscribed in

Dec, 1993


Dec, 1993


Jul, 2005

Ogasawara islands 

Jun, 2011

Cultural Heritage

Sites inscribed in
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Dec, 1993
Himeji-jo Dec, 1993
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto(Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Dec, 1994
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Dec, 1995
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) Dec, 1996
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine Dec, 1996
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara Dec, 1998
Shrines and Temples of Nikko Dec, 1999
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Dec, 2000
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Montain Range Jul, 2004
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape

Jul, 2007

Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Jun, 2011
Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration   Jun, 2013
Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites   Jun, 2014
Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining Jul, 2015
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement  Jul, 2016
Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region   Jul, 2017
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region  Jun, 2018
Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan   Jul, 2019

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