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In Danger
Year Name of the property Country Type Region Property (ha) ID
2021 Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, Northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island JP N APA 42,698 1574
1993 Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area JP C APA 15 660
2013 Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration JP C APA 20,702 1418
2000 Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu JP C APA 55 972
2018 Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region JP C APA 5,567 1495
1993 Himeji-jo JP C APA 107 661
2011 Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land JP C APA 176 1277
1996 Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) JP C APA 0 775
1994 Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) JP C APA 1,056 688
1998 Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara JP C APA 617 870
1995 Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama JP C APA 68 734
1996 Itsukushima Shinto Shrine JP C APA 431 776
2007 Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape JP C APA 529 1246
2021 Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan JP C APA 142 1632
2019 Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan JP C APA 167 1593
2011 Ogasawara Islands JP N APA 7,939 1362
2017 Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region JP C APA 99 1535
2004 Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range JP C APA 506 1142
1993 Shirakami-Sanchi JP N APA 16,971 663
2005 Shiretoko JP N APA 71,100 1193
1999 Shrines and Temples of Nikko JP C APA 51 913
2015 Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining JP C APA 307 1484
2016 The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement * JP C APA 98 1321
2014 Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites JP C APA 7 1449
1993 Yakushima JP N APA 10,747 662

*: transboundary property

Category of property

Cultural Natural Mixed

Property inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Cultural Natural Mixed

World Heritage Online Map Platform

The World Heritage Online Map Platform, supported by the Flanders UNESCO Trustfund (FUT), is a pilot online geographic information system displaying georeferenced maps of World Heritage properties and buffer zones.

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