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.

657-18 Shizuoka

National heritage in Shizuoka (静岡市):

Mt. Kuno Toshogu (久能山東照宮).
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416-17 Kuwana

World heritage in Kuwana (桑名市):

"Mountain - halberd - cartsevent" (festival cars) (「山・鉾・屋台行事」).
World class!
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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218-20 Wakkanai

Oldest building in Wakkanai (稚内市):

Kyuseto-tei (旧瀬戸邸).
Built 1952.
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404-18 Miyazu

National heritage in Miyazu (宮津市):

Amanohashidate (天橋立).
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156-20 Minami-Soma

Oldest building in Minami-Soma (南相馬市):

Old house of Takeyama family (旧武山家住宅).
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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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471-18 Shimabara

National heritage in Shimabara (島原市):

New Mountain Heisei (平成新山).
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010-18 Toyokawa

National heritage in Toyokawa (豊川市):

Sanmyo temple (three-story pagoda, altar in the main hall) (三明寺(三重塔・本堂内宮殿)).
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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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042-17 Kazuno

World heritage in Kazuno (鹿角市):

Dainichi-hall Bugaku (大日堂舞楽).
World class!
556-18 Kishiwada

National heritage in Kishiwada (岸和田市):

Kumeda pond (久米田池).
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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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507-17 Minami-Uonuma

World heritage in Minami-Uonuma (南魚沼市):

Echigo upper fabric (越後上布).
World class!
537-20 Bizen

Oldest building in Bizen (備前市):

Former Shizutani School (旧閑谷学校).
Built 1637.
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296-20 Koga (Ibaraki)

Oldest building in Koga (古河市):

Suzume shrine hall (雀神社社殿).
Built 1605.
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471-19 Shimabara

National heritage in Shimabara (島原市):

Spring water garden "Shimei-villa" (湧水庭園「四明荘」).
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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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021-18 Komaki

National heritage in Komaki (小牧市):

Oyama temple ruins (大山廃寺跡).
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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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398-20 Amakusa

Oldest building in Amakusa (天草市):

Residence of Ueda family (上田家住宅).
Built 1815.
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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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636-19 Otsu

National heritage in Otsu (大津市):

Onjo temple (Mii temple) (園城寺(三井寺)).
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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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361-20 Odawara

Oldest building in Odawara (小田原市):

Priest's quarters of Hokongo-temple (寶金剛寺庫裏).
Built 1800.
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021-20 Komaki

Oldest building in Komaki (小牧市):

House of family Kishida (岸田家).
Built 1800.
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636-18 Otsu

National heritage in Otsu (大津市):

Ishiyama temple (石山寺).
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628-19 Hidaka

National heritage in Hidaka (日高市):

Komage Jutaku (高麗家住宅).
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391-18 Yamaga

National heritage in Yamaga (山鹿市):

Yachiyoza (八千代座).
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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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141-20 Miyawaka

Oldest building in Miyawaka (宮若市):

Kiyomizu temple Kannon hall (清水寺 観音堂).
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493-19 Uda

National heritage in Uda (宇陀市):

Five-storied pagoda of Muro temple (室生寺五重塔).
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296-17 Koga (Ibaraki)

World heritage in Koga (古河市):

Koga comprehensive park (古河総合公園).
World class!
799-20 Iwakuni

Oldest building in Iwakuni (岩国市):

Nagaya gate of Kagawa family house (香川家長屋門).
Built 1693.
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113-20 Ono (Fukui)

Oldest building in Ono (大野市):

Folk museum (民俗資料館).
Built 1889.
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381-18 Nankoku

National heritage in Nankoku (南国市):

Long-tailed chicken of Tosa (土佐のオナガドリ).
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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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120-20 Kurume

Oldest building in Kurume (久留米市):

Mountain region roads culture museum (山辺道文化館).
Built 1914.
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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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651-18 Masuda

National heritage in Masuda (益田市):

Manpuku-temple (萬福寺).
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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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050-18 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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576-19 Habikino

National heritage in Habikino (羽曳野市):

Mikoshi with lacquer, mother of pearl and gold copper garment (塵地螺鈿金銅装神輿).
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746-19 Shinjuku-Ku

National heritage in Shinjuku-Ku (新宿区):

Outer moat of Edo castle (江戸城外堀).
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191-17 Tomioka

World heritage in Tomioka (富岡市):

Tomioka Silk Mill (富岡製糸場).
World class!
141-18 Miyawaka

National heritage in Miyawaka (宮若市):

Takehara ancient tomb (竹原古墳).
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503-20 Joetsu

Oldest building in Joetsu (上越市):

Storehouse of Gochi Kokubun temple for keeping the Buddhist scripture (五智国分寺経蔵).
Built 1693.
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509-18 Tokamachi

National heritage in Tokamachi (十日町市):

Flames-style ceramic (火焔型土器).
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204-17 Hatsukaichi

World heritage in Hatsukaichi (廿日市市):

Big torii of Itsukushima jinja (嚴島神社、大鳥居).
World class!
204-18 Hatsukaichi

National heritage in Hatsukaichi (廿日市市):

Hokoku shrine (five story pagoda, taho pagoda) (豊国神社(五重塔、多宝塔)).
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336-17 Kagoshima

World heritage in Kagoshima (鹿児島市):

Former Shusei-hall (旧集成館).
World class!
765-20 Wakayama

Oldest building in Wakayama (和歌山市):

Two-storied pagoda of Kimii temple (紀三井寺 多宝塔).
Built 1449.
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657-17 Shizuoka

World heritage in Shizuoka (静岡市):

Pine grove of Miho (三保松原).
World class!
667-17 Kakegawa

World heritage in Kakegawa (掛川市):

Traditional tea-grass integrated system (茶草場農法).
World class!
112-18 Obama

National heritage in Obama (小浜市):

Myotsu-temple main hall (明通寺本堂).
Japan is great!
089-19 Inzai

National heritage in Inzai (印西市):

Hoshuin Kannon-hall (宝珠院観音堂).
Japan has a lot to offer!
649-19 Matsue

National heritage in Matsue (松江市):

Inner sanctuary of Kamosu shrine (神魂神社本殿).
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381-20 Nankoku

Oldest building in Nankoku (南国市):

Kokubun temple, the 29th stop on the Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国霊場29番札所国分寺).
Built 1558.
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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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688-18 Nasushiobara

National heritage in Nasushiobara (那須塩原市):

Nasu canal (那須疏水).
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617-20 Niiza

Oldest building in Niiza (新座市):

Owada Hikawa shrine (大和田氷川神社).
Built 0802.
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576-20 Habikino

Oldest building in Habikino (羽曳野市):

House of Yoshimura family (吉村家住宅).
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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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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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673-17 Susono

World heritage in Susono (裾野市):

Suyamasengen Shrine (須山浅間神社).
World class!
642-20 Koka

Oldest building in Koka (甲賀市):

Aburahi shrine (油日神社).
Built 1493.
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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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657-20 Shizuoka

Oldest building in Shizuoka (静岡市):

Deva gate of Reizan temple (霊山寺 仁王門).
Built 1516.
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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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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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493-18 Uda

National heritage in Uda (宇陀市):

Main hall of Uda Mikumari shrine (宇太水分神社本殿).
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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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507-20 Minami-Uonuma

Oldest building in Minami-Uonuma (南魚沼市):

Unto-an main hall (雲洞庵本堂).
Built 1707.
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785-18 Tsuruoka

National heritage in Tsuruoka (鶴岡市):

Five-storied pagoda at Mt. Haguro (羽黒山 五重塔).
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010-20 Toyokawa

Oldest building in Toyokawa (豊川市):

Hachiman shrine main hall (八幡宮本殿).
Built 1477.
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391-19 Yamaga

National heritage in Yamaga (山鹿市):

Chibusan mound (チブサン古墳).
Japan has a lot to offer!
662-17 Fujinomiya

World heritage in Fujinomiya (富士宮市):

Mt. Fuji main shrine "Sengen big shrine" (富士山本宮浅間大社).
World class!
083-18 Kimitsu

National heritage in Kimitsu (君津市):

Front gate of Jinya-temple on Mt. Kano (鹿野山神野寺 表門).
Japan is great!
314-19 Morioka

National heritage in Morioka (盛岡市):

Morioka Museum of the youth of Kenji Takuboku (もりおか啄木・賢治青春館).
Japan has a lot to offer!
490-18 Ikoma

National heritage in Ikoma (生駒市):

Chokyu temple main hall (長弓寺本堂).
Japan is great!
286-20 Itako

Oldest building in Itako (潮来市):

Ohu Shrine (大生神社).
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810-18 Yamanashi

National heritage in Yamanashi (山梨市):

Buddha hall of Seihaku temple (清白寺仏殿).
Japan is great!
493-20 Uda

Oldest building in Uda (宇陀市):

Five-storied pagoda of Muro temple (室生寺の五重塔).
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