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Monuments of Japan

Legally protected Cultural Properties of Japan / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Monuments (記念物, kinenbutsu) is a collective term used by the Japanese government's Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties to denote Cultural Properties of Japan[note 1] as historic locations such as shell mounds, ancient tombs, sites of palaces, sites of forts or castles, monumental dwelling houses and other sites of high historical or scientific value; gardens, bridges, gorges, mountains, and other places of great scenic beauty; and natural features such as animals, plants, and geological or mineral formations of high scientific value.[1]

Okayama Prefecture's Kōraku-en is a designated Special Place of Scenic Beauty