World Heritage

World Heritages in Japan

1 Buddhist buildings in the Horyu-ji area Nara Prefecture 1993 Culture
2 Himeji-jo, Hyogo Prefecture, 1993 Culture
3 Yakushima, Kagoshima, 1993 Nature
4 Shirakami Sanchi, Aomori and Akita Prefectures, 1993 Nature
5 Cultural assets of the ancient capital Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures 1994 Culture
6 Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Gassho-zukuri villages, Gifu and Toyama Prefectures, 1995 Culture
7 Atomic Bomb Dome Hiroshima Prefecture 1996 Culture
8 Itsukushima Shrine Hiroshima Prefecture 1996 Culture
9 Cultural assets in the ancient capital Nara Nara Prefecture 1998 Culture
10 Shrines and Temples of Nikko Tochigi Prefecture 1999 Culture
11 Gusuku and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Okinawa 2000 Culture
12 Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Mie, Nara and Wakayama Prefectures 2004 Culture
13 Shiretoko Hokkaido, 2005 Nature
14 Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its cultural landscape, Shimane, 2007 Culture
15 Ogasawara Islands, Tokyo 2011 Nature
16 Hiraizumi - architecture, gardens and archaeological sites representing the Buddhist Pure Land - Iwate Prefecture 2011 Culture
17 Mt Fuji - object of worship and source of art - Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures 2013 Culture
18 Tomioka Silk Mill and Silk Industrial Heritage Gunma Prefecture 2014 Culture
19 Industrial Revolutionary Sites of Meiji Japan: Iron and Steel Manufacturing, Shipbuilding and Coal Industry Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Yamaguchi, Iwate and Shizuoka Prefectures 2015 Culture
20 Le Corbusier's architectural works - Outstanding contributions to the modern architectural movement Tokyo
*France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Argentina, India, 2016 Culture
21 "Island of Gods" Munakata/ Okinoshima and related heritage sites Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan 2017 Culture
22 Nagasaki and Amakusa Region Heritage Sites Related to the Hidden Christians Nagasaki and Kumamoto Prefectures 2008 Culture
23 Mozu and Furuichi Tumulus Group - Tumulus Group of Ancient Japan - Osaka Prefecture, 2019 Culture
24 Amami-Oshima, Tokuno-shima, Northern Okinawa Island and Iriomote-jima Kagoshima and Okinawa Prefectures, 2021 Nature
25 Jomon sites in Hokkaido and north-eastern Japan Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate and Akita Prefectures, 2021 Culture

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