Report on Important Cultural Properties (structures) Designation Submitted

years:October 2012

On October 19, the Council for Cultural Affairs (Commissioner: MIYATA Ryōhei) submitted a report on six buildings to be designated as Important Cultural Properties to TANAKA Makiko, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The list includes the former Sado Mining sites (Sado City, Niigata Prefecture), which was developed in the early Shōwa period. In addition to the list, four districts, one of which was the Kanaya-machi district in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture, where townhouses built between the Edo and the early Shōwa periods remain, were also suggested to be the Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings. (Japanese)

created: 30/01/2023
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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