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Japan Travel's full selection covering Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Kiyomizudera, also known as the Pure Water Temple is one of more famous temples in Japan. This temple is located up in a hill in the east of Kyoto. One of the things that stands out is the wooden stage in the main hall that is 13 meters above the hill. During the spring period, this will give you an amazing view of the cherry blossom. From the wooden stage, you will also able to see Kyoto city in the distance. Kiyomizudera is also inside the list of UNESCO World Heritage.
Hiraizumi is a beautiful, rural town in southern Iwate and makes for a spectacular introduction to both Tohoku and historical Japan. As the first site in Tohoku to be awarded
The most visited castle in Japan, Himeji Castle, nicknamed the “White Heron” has been standing proudly on top of a hill called Himeyama for 400 years.
This floating red shrine with a lush green forest backdrop is a stunning scene at the top of any sightseers list
The iconic remains of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, have become a symbol of both the horror of nuclear war and the hope for peace.