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About this site

The Japan Heritage Portal Website was created by Monuments and Sites Division of the Cultural Properties Department at the Agency for Cultural Affairs to provided information on unique regional histories, traditions or customs that have been passed on for generations through narratives that have been designated as “Japanese Heritage” by the Agency.

Information on Japan Heritage related events organized by the respective local communities, information on cultural properties that make up the stories, information on souvenirs, guides to local dining/restaurants and other information can be searched from this website.

This website is operated with the cooperation from the local communities having designated Japan Heritages.

Contact for inquiries

Agency for Cultural Affairs, Cultural Properties Department, Monuments and Sites Division, Planning and Coordination Unit
Telephone: 03-5253-4111 (4768)