Report on Places of Scenic Beauty and Historic Sites Designation Submitted

years:November 2015

On November 20, the Council for Cultural Affairs (Commissioner: MIYATA Ryōhei) submitted a report on the following places to be designated as Places of Scenic Beauty or Historic Sites to HASE Hiroshi, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The list includes nine places such as the Tekigai Villa (Suginami Ward, Tokyo), where important meetings were held before the war against the United States, to be designated as Places of Scenic Beauty; and two places such as the Nishiyama-Goten Residence, also called Seizan-sō (Hitachiōta City, Ibaraki Prefecture) where the Lord of Mito domain TOKUGAWA Mitsukuni spent his later life, to be designated as Historic Sites; and three places such as Jikkoku Pass (Higanesan Mountain, Atami City and Kannami-chō, Shizuoka Prefecture), known as for its scenic beauty offering views of Mount Fuji as well as for its sacred land, to be selected as Registered Monuments. (Japanese)

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