World Heritage Site listing for Japan


Name Category County
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Cultural Japan
Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration Cultural Japan
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Cultural Japan
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region Cultural Japan
Himeji-jo Cultural Japan
Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Cultural Japan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) Cultural Japan
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Cultural Japan
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara Cultural Japan
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Cultural Japan
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine Cultural Japan
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape Cultural Japan
Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan Cultural Japan
Ogasawara Islands Natural Japan
Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region Cultural Japan
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Cultural Japan
Shirakami-Sanchi Natural Japan
Shiretoko Natural Japan
Shrines and Temples of Nikko Cultural Japan
Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining Cultural Japan
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement Cultural Japan
Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites Cultural Japan
Yakushima Natural Japan