List of World Heritage Sites in Japan
The World Heritage-listed Buddhist temple Horyuji in Ikaruga in Nara Prefecture, western Japan.
Himeji Castle was registered on 11 December 1993 as one of the first UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan.
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites