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  2. There are currently 25 world heritage sites in Japan, 20 cultural ones and 5 natural ones. World Cultural Heritage Sites Horyuji Temple Added in 1993 Horyuji Temple 's central gate, main hall and pagoda are the world's oldest surviving wooden structures. Himeji Castle Added in 1993

  3. List of World Heritage Sites in Japan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Hōryū-ji Himeji Yakushima Shirakami-Sanchi Kyoto Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama Hiroshima Peace Memorial Itsukushima Shrine Nara Nikkō Ryukyu Kii Mountain Range Shiretoko Iwami Ginzan Hiraizumi Mount Fuji Tomioka Meiji Industrial Sites National Museum of Western Art Okinoshima

    Name
    Location
    Unesco Data
    Area:
    660 (1993) i, ii, iv, vi
    586 ha; (570.7 ha)
    661 (1993) i, iv
    107 ha; (143 ha)
    662 (1993) vii, ix
    10,747 ha
    Aomori / Akita Prefecture
    663 (1993) ix
    16,939 ha
  4. on the World Heritage List 25 Powered by Esri Cultural 20 Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area (1993) Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration (2013) Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (2000) Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region (2018) Himeji-jo (1993)

  5. Japan's captivating sites include castles, national parks and historic villages These sites range from Shiretoko National Park in the north island of Hokkaido, the centrally located temple complexes of Kyoto, Nara and Nikko, and the vibrantly colored castles of Okinawa—the country's southernmost collection of islands.

  6. News and Links. Japan picks 5 more candidate World Cultural Heritage sites (27-09-2008); Hiraizumi's heritage list bid faces deferral (24-05-2008); An organization will be set up to coordinate efforts aimed at securing World Heritage status for the main building of the National Museum of Western Art in Ueno.

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