National treasure
The idea of national treasure, like national epics and national anthems, is part of the language of Romantic nationalism, which arose in the late 18th century and 19th centuries. Nationalism is an ide...
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First Japanese Manga ( 900 yeras ago )
CHOJU GIGA (鳥獣戯画) , the first manga in Japan. It was written 900 years ago by TOBA-SOJO. Rabits, monkeys, frogs, foxes behave like human.
Crown of Baekje
The Crown of Baekje refers to several artifacts excavated that are believed to be the royal headgear of the kings, queens, and nobility of the Baekje Kingdom. Some of the crowns follow the same tradit...
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Kamigamo Shrine
Kamigamo Shrine (上賀茂神社, Kamigamo Jinja) is an important Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, first founded in 678. Its formal name is the Kamo-wakeikazuchi Shrine...
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Shigisan-engi
Shigisan-engi (信貴山縁起, lit. "Legend of Mount Shigi") is an emakimono or painted handscroll made in the early 12th century. The story details miracles which were attributed to the Shingon monk Myore...
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Kusumi Morikage
Kusumi Morikage (c. 1620–1690) was a Japanese painter of the Edo period. He came from the Kaga Province, the centre of the lands of the Maeda clan. He fell foul of his teacher, Kanō Tanyū, and b...
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Matsumoto Castle
Matsumoto Castle (松本城, Matsumoto-jō) is one of Japan's premier historic castles. The building is also known as the "Crow Castle" (烏城, Karasu-jo) due to its black exterior. It was the...
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Isonokami Shrine
Isonokami Shrine (石上神宮, Isonokami-jingū, also 石上布都御魂神社 Isonokami-futsu-no-mitama-jinja, 布留大明神 Furu-ōmyojin, etc) is a Shinto shrine located in the hills of Tenri in Nara prefecture, Japan. I...
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Shiramizu Amidadō
Shiramizu Amidadō (白水阿弥陀堂), or Ganjō-ji (願成寺), is a temple in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The Amidadō is a National Treasure and the temple, with its paradise garden, has been designat...
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Kamosu Jinja
Kamosu Jinja (神魂神社) is a Shinto shrine in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. The Taisha-zukuri Honden of 1583 is a National Treasure. The coeval branch Inari shrine is an Important Cultural Proper...
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Ōura Church
Ōura Church (大浦天主堂, Ōura Tenshudō) is a Roman Catholic church in Nagasaki, Japan, built soon after the end of the Japanese government's Seclusion Policy in 1853. It is also known as the Church...
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Kamo Shrine
Kamo Shrine (賀茂神社, Kamo-jinja) is a general term for an important Shinto sanctuary complex on both banks of the Kamo River in northeast Kyoto. It is centered on two shrines. The two shrines, a...
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List of National Treasures of Japan (shrines)
The number of Shinto shrines in Japan today has been estimated at more than 150,000. Single structure shrines are the most common. Shrine buildings might also include oratories (in front of main sanct...
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Extermination of Evil
Extermination of Evil (辟邪絵, Hekija-E) is a set of five paintings depicting traditional Asian deities banishing evil. The paintings are collectively listed as a National Treasure of Japan and h...
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Lists of National Treasures of Japan
The following articles list National Treasures of Japan:
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Kaesimsa
Kaesim-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located in the famous Chilbosan Mountains, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea. Founded in 826 under the Palhae kingdom and restored in 1377 by the Koryo dynasty...
Usuki Stone Buddhas
The Usuki Stone Buddhas (臼杵磨崖仏, Usuki Magaibutsu) are a collection of stone sculptures of Buddhas, in Usuki, Ōita Prefecture, Japan.
The Usuki Stone Buddhas were estimated to be carved dur...
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Tōdai-ji
Tōdai-ji (東大寺, Eastern Great Temple), is a Buddhist temple complex, that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan. Its Great Buddha Hall (大仏殿, ...
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Ryongwang Pavilion
Ryongwang Pavilion is a scenic overlook located in the central district of Pyongyang, North Korea. Located on the bank of the Taedong River, the pavilion was first constructed during the Goguryeo dyna...
Aoi Aso Shrine
Aoi Aso Shrine (青井阿蘇神社, Aoi Aso Jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. It is colloquially known as Aoi-san (青井さん). It was originally established as a prefectur...
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Bukhansan Monument
Bukhansan Monument, was designated as the 3rd National Treasure of Korea on December 12, 1962. The stone monument was originally erected at Bibong Peak on Bukhan Mountain. It was subsequently moved ...
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Monuments of Japan
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 as historic locations su...
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Inariyama Sword
The iron Inariyama burial-mound sword (稲荷山古墳出土鉄剣, inariyama kofun shutsudo tekken) or kinsakumei tekken (金錯銘鉄剣) was excavated at the Inariyama Kofun in 1968. Inariyama Kofun is located in ...
Chōkō-ji
Chōkō-ji (朝光寺 Chōkōji) is a Buddhist temple, in Yashiro, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
According to the official record of the temple, this temple was originally constructed on the Mount Gongen in the...
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List of National Treasures of Japan (temples)
The term "National Treasure" has been used in Japan to denote cultural properties since 1897.The definition and the criteria have changed since the inception of the term. The temple structures in this...
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Ginkaku-ji
Ginkaku-ji (銀閣寺, lit. "Temple of the Silver Pavilion"), officially named Jishō-ji (慈照寺, lit. "Temple of Shining Mercy"), is a Zen temple in the Sakyo ward of Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the con...
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Zuigan-ji
Seiryuzan Zuigan-ji (青龍山 瑞巌寺, seiryuzan zuigan-ji) is a famous Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple in Matsushima, Japan—of the Myoshin-ji branch.
The temple, commonly referred to as Zuigan-ji, was ...
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Uragami Gyokudō
Uragami Gyokudō (浦上玉堂 1745, Kamogata, Okayama - October 10, 1820) was a Japanese musician, painter, poet and calligrapher. In his lifetime, he was best known as a player of the Chinese seven-string z...
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Tomb of King Wanggon
The Tomb of King Wanggŏn, more correctly known as the Hyŏllŭng Royal Tomb, is a mausoleum located Haesong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesŏng, North Korea. The tomb belongs to the founder of the Goryeo Dynas...
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Chilsongmun
Ch'ilsŏng Gate is the northern gate of the inner castle of the walled city of Pyongyang (Pyongyang Castle). Located in the scenic Moranbong Park, the gate was originally built in the sixth century as ...
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