Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites

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Japan’s World Heritage Sites

Japan's World Heritage Sites

(update 25/06/2014)

Cultural Heritage Sites
Name Registered on Location
1 Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area 1993 Pref. Nara
2 Himeji-jo 1993 Pref. Hyogo
3 Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) 1994 Pref. Kyoto, Pref. Shiga
4 Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama 1995 Pref. Gifu, Pref. Toyama
5 Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) 1996 Pref. Hiroshima
6 Itsukushima Shinto Shrine 1996 Pref. Hiroshima
7 Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara 1998 Pref. Nara
8 Shrines and Temples of Nikko 1999 Pref. Tochigi
9 Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu 2000 Pref. Okinawa
10 Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range 2004 Pref. Wakayama, Pref. Nara, Pref. Mie
11 Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape 2007 Pref. Shimane
12 Hiraizumi-Temples,Gardens and Archaeological sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land 2011 Pref. Iwate
13 Fujisan,sacred place and source of artistic inspiration 2013 Pref. Yamanashi, Pref. Shizuoka
14 Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites 2014 Pref. Gunma
Natural Heritage Sites
Name Registered on Location
1 Yakushima 1993 Pref. Kagoshima
2 Shirakami-Sanchi 1993 Pref. Aomori, Pref. Akita
3 Shiretoko 2005 Pref. Hokkaido
4 Ogasawara Islands 2011 Tokyo
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