Report on National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties (structures) Designation Submitted

years:October 2014

On October 16, the Council for Cultural Affairs (Commissioner: MIYATA Ryōhei ) submitted a report on three buildings of the Tomioka Silk Mill (Tomioka City, Gunma Prefecture), included on the List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in June, which are to be designated as National Treasures as well as nine buildings which are to be designated as Important Cultural Properties to SHIMOMURA Hakubun, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The list of Important Cultural Properties designation includes Nagoya City Hall built in the early Shōwa era and the building of the Aichi Prefectural Government Office (both located in Nagoya City). The report also includes a request to select the Merchant quarter in Chikuma City, Nagano Prefecture, to be Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Building. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
modified: 15/02/2023 (Update History)
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