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

years:October 2015

On October 16, the Council for Cultural Affairs (Commissioner: MIYATA Ryōhei) submitted a report on one building of the Iwashimizu Hachimangū main shrine (Hachiman City, Kyoto Prefecture), which is the oldest and the largest among the existing Iwashimizu Hachimangū shrines, to be designated as a National Treasure as well as eight buildings to be designated as Important Cultural Properties, to HASE Hiroshi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The list of Important Cultural Properties designation includes the former Abashiri Prison (Agashiri City, Hokkaidō), where radial wooden cells are perfectly preserved, and the Residence of Toda Family (Kamiita-chō, Tokushima Prefecture) who supported the indigo industry, located by the lower Yoshino River. (Japanese)

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