Japan's world heritage sites / John Dougill
Book | Tuttle Publishing | 2019 | Revised and expanded edition.

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Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Description
208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Note
First edition published in 2014.
Includes index.
Summary
Japan's World Heritage Sites presents the exquisite temples, shrines, gardens, castles and natural wonders found throughout Japan which have now been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Contents
The significance of Japan's world heritage sites -- Mount Fuji -- Itsukushima Shrine -- The peace memorial at Hiroshima -- HImeji castle -- Shirakawa-go and Gokayama -- Kyoto's world heritage sites -- Nara -- The Kii Peninsula -- Hiraizumi -- Nikko -- Iwami silver mine -- National museum of western art -- Meiji industrial revolution sites -- Munakata shrine -- The Tomioka silk mill -- Christian sites in Nagasaki -- Okinawa -- The Ogasawara Islands -- Yakushima Island -- Shirakami sanchi -- Shiretoko peninsula.
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Japan's world heritage sites : unique culture, unique nature
ISBN
9784805314753 (hardcover)
4805314753 (hardcover)
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