Heritage Tourism to Japan

World Heritage

11 sites

1993 Himeji-jo  
1993 Buddhist Monuments in the Horyuji Area  
1993 Yakushima
1993 Shirakami-Sanchi
1994 Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)
1995 Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
1996 Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
1996 Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
1998 Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara
1999 Shrines and Temples of Nikko
2000 Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu

Properties for Additional Nomination
(Tentative List)

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

2001 Nogaku Theatre

Japanese National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Educaton, Scinece
United Nations Educational, Sciencentific and Cultural Organization
World Heritage Center
Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO
National Federation of UNESCO Association in Japan
The Center for East Asian Cultural Studies for UNESCO
United Nations Eduational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Principal Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (PROAP)
Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO)

Our Publications
(Japanese Language Version)
世界遺産ガイド−日本編ー 2.保存と活用

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