Report on Registered Tangible Cultural Properties Designation Submitted

years:September 2012

On September 21, the Council for Cultural Affairs (Commissioner: MIYATA Ryōhei) submitted a report on 155 structures to be designated as Registered Tangible Cultural Properties to HIRANO Hirofumi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The list includes the old school building of the Toyosato elementary school in Toyosato-chō, Shiga Prefecture, designed by American architect William Merrell Vories and built in 1937; DeForest Memorial House, a former missionary residence in Sendai City; Shirakawa Bridge in Shirakawa-chō, Gifu Prefecture, a surviving suspension bridge built in the Taishō period; Ryokan Yoshino, a long-established Hitoyoshi hot spring inn in Hitoyoshi City, Kumamoto Prefecture. (Japanese)

created: 30/01/2023
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