UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan

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Mount Fuji, or Fujisan as the Japanese call it, is the most photographed place on earth.

Japan is home to 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites: 19 cultural and four natural sites. The most famous, of course, is Mount Fuji, which also is the most photographed place on earth.

Cultural (19)

  • Natural (4)

    • Ogasawara Islands (2011)
    • Shirakami-Sanchi (1993)
    • Shiretoko (2005)
    • Yakushima (1993)

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