Culture shapes us humans

Our ancestors have handed down many traditions. In old buildings and historical events we find them yet today. Experience pure culture. In Japanese Cities, we show you the Japanese cultural treasures.

Experience culture and heritage.

628-19 Hidaka

National heritage in Hidaka (日高市):

Komage Jutaku (高麗家住宅).
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112-18 Obama

National heritage in Obama (小浜市):

Myotsu-temple main hall (明通寺本堂).
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663-20 Ito

Oldest building in Ito (伊東市):

Mokutaro memorial hall of Ito city (伊東市立杢太郎記念館).
Built 1835.
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050-18 Yokote

National heritage in Yokote (横手市):

Yokote Masuda traditional buildings preservation district (横手市増田伝統的建造物群保存地区).
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541-18 Mimasaka

National heritage in Mimasaka (美作市):

Chofuku-temple three-story pagoda (長福寺三重塔).
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404-18 Miyazu

National heritage in Miyazu (宮津市):

Amanohashidate (天橋立).
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594-20 Ureshino

Oldest building in Ureshino (嬉野市):

preservation district for the group of historic buildings in Shiotatsu (塩田津伝統的建造物群保存地区).
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191-17 Tomioka

World heritage in Tomioka (富岡市):

Tomioka Silk Mill (富岡製糸場).
World class!
701-20 Miyoshi (Tokushima)

Oldest building in Miyoshi (三好市):

Residence of Kimura family (木村家住宅).
Built 1699.
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050-20 Yokote

Oldest building in Yokote (横手市):

Kinpo shrine (金峰神社).
Built 1701.
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026-19 Chiryu

National heritage in Chiryu (知立市):

Chiryu festival-car bunraku-mechanism (知立の山車文楽・からくり).
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074-20 Togane

Oldest building in Togane (東金市):

Yasaka-shrine (八坂神社).
Built 1691.
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089-19 Inzai

National heritage in Inzai (印西市):

Hoshuin Kannon-hall (宝珠院観音堂).
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391-18 Yamaga

National heritage in Yamaga (山鹿市):

Yachiyoza (八千代座).
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673-17 Susono

World heritage in Susono (裾野市):

Suyamasengen Shrine (須山浅間神社).
World class!
651-20 Masuda

Oldest building in Masuda (益田市):

Manpuku-temple main hall (萬福寺本堂).
Built 1374.
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394-18 Kami-Amakusa

National heritage in Kami-Amakusa (上天草市):

Banyan tree of Nagame shrine (永目神社のアコウ樹).
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628-20 Hidaka

Oldest building in Hidaka (日高市):

Nonomiya Shrine (野々宮神社).
Built 0703.
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456-18 Omachi

National heritage in Omachi (大町市):

Nishina Shinmeigu (仁科神明宮).
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216-20 Rumoi

Oldest building in Rumoi (留萌市):

Former Rumoi Saga-family guardhouse (旧留萌佐賀家番屋).
Built 1850.
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472-20 Omura

Oldest building in Omura (大村市):

Honkyo temple (main hall) (本経寺(本堂)).
Built 1787.
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642-20 Koka

Oldest building in Koka (甲賀市):

Aburahi shrine (油日神社).
Built 1493.
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112-19 Obama

National heritage in Obama (小浜市):

Mantoku-temple-garden (萬徳寺庭園).
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391-19 Yamaga

National heritage in Yamaga (山鹿市):

Chibusan mound (チブサン古墳).
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042-18 Kazuno

National heritage in Kazuno (鹿角市):

Hanawa Bayashi (花輪ばやし).
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651-18 Masuda

National heritage in Masuda (益田市):

Manpuku-temple (萬福寺).
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042-19 Kazuno

National heritage in Kazuno (鹿角市):

Kemonai bon dance (毛馬内の盆踊).
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218-20 Wakkanai

Oldest building in Wakkanai (稚内市):

Kyuseto-tei (旧瀬戸邸).
Built 1952.
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042-17 Kazuno

World heritage in Kazuno (鹿角市):

Dainichi-hall Bugaku (大日堂舞楽).
World class!
218-19 Wakkanai

National heritage in Wakkanai (稚内市):

Periglacial terrain of Soya hills (宗谷丘陵の周氷河地形).
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049-20 Semboku

Oldest building in Semboku (仙北市):

Old samurai house of Ishiguro family (武家屋敷石黒家).
Built 1809.
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394-19 Kami-Amakusa

National heritage in Kami-Amakusa (上天草市):

Ryugatake (龍ヶ岳).
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042-20 Kazuno

Oldest building in Kazuno (鹿角市):

Ohohiru Memuchi Shrine (大日靈貴神社).
Built 1665.
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089-20 Inzai

Oldest building in Inzai (印西市):

Eifuku-temple medizine buddha hall (栄福寺薬師堂).
Built 1472.
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