Buildings

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Akanabe-no-sho Manor (茜部荘) - Akanabe-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Mino Province during the Heian and Muromachi Periods.

Akasaka Tennozan-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (赤坂天王山古墳) - Akasaka Tennozan-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in Kurahashi, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Amagase Dam (天ヶ瀬ダム) - Located in Uji City in Kyoto Prefecture, Amagase Dam is on the Uji-gawa River, the common name of the middle reaches of the main stream of the Yodo-gawa River, which is known as a first-class river.

Aminochoshiyama-kofun Tumulus (網野銚子山古墳) - Amino Choshiyama-kofun Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped mound in Amino-cho, Kyotango City(former Amino-cho, Takeno-gun), Kyoto Prefecture.

Andonyama Tumulus (行燈山古墳) - Andonyama Tumulus is an ancient Japanese tumulus of a circular shape rear-end with a rectangular frontage, located at Yanagimoto-cho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Angu (temporary palace) (行宮) - Angu (also called karimiya) refers to facilities built or used as a temporary palace in situations such as when an emperor pays a visit somewhere, or the imperial palace falls because of a political change and so on.

Ano-shu Guild (穴太衆) - The Ano-shu Guild is a group of craftspeople who installed stone walls, mainly of temples and castles during the Shokuho era (Azuchi-Momoyama Period).

Anpukuden Hall (安福殿) - Anpukuden Hall was one of the halls of the dairi (Imperial Palace) in the city of Heian-kyo.

Aobasanroku-koen Park (青葉山ろく公園) - Located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture, Aobasanroku-koen is a park at the foot of Mt. Aoba.

Apart (Apartment) (アパート) - Apart' is a collective housing building, whose inner space is divided into multiple pieces and each one of them is destined as an independent house for rent.

ART COMPLEX 1928 (アートコンプレックス1928) - ART COMPLEX 1928 is a small theater located on the third floor of the former Kyoto branch office of The Mainichi Newspaper (present 1928 building) in Nakagyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art (アサヒビール大山崎山荘美術館) - Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art is a private art museum operated by Asahi Breweries, Ltd.

Asuka Capital Site (飛鳥京跡) - The Asuka Capital site, located in Oka, Asuka Village, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture, is an Asuka-period archaeological site.

Asuka no Kiyomihara no Miya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Emperor Tenmu and then Emperor Jito lived) (飛鳥浄御原宮) - Asuka no Kiyomihara no Miya (also known as Asuka Kiyomigahara no Miya) was a palace where Emperor Tenmu and then by Empress Jito lived in the late seventh century.

Azuchi Castle Tenshu Nobunaga no Yakata Museum (安土城天主信長の館) - The Azuchi Castle Tenshu Nobunaga no Yakata Museum is a facility located in Azuchi-cho, Gamo-gun, Shiga Prefecture.

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Bank of Kyoto, Ltd. (京都銀行) - The Bank of Kyoto, Ltd., with its head office located in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, does business in Kyoto Prefecture, and neighboring areas as a regional bank.

Bansho (builder) (番匠) - Bansho (Bansho/Banjo) were builders engaged in wooden architecture in medieval Japan.

BiVi Nijo (BiVi二条) - BiVi Nijo is a four-story commercial building housing stores and other facilities, constructed in the former railway yard site of Japanese National Railway in front of the western entrance to Nijo Station in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Biwa-ko Lake Paradise (びわ湖パラダイス) - Biwa-ko Lake Paradise is a complex including recreational and amusement park facilities with a spa resort (health center), established next to the former Biwa-ko Lake Spa Resort (the Hotel Koyo (currently the "Ryotei Koyo") located in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture).

Biwako Sosui (Lake Biwa Canal) (琵琶湖疏水) - Biwako Sokui (琵琶湖疏水) or Lake Biwa Canal (since 疏 is not included in the national list of Chinese characters in common use, 疎 is also used as in 琵琶湖疎水) is a waterway that was built to transport water from Lake Biwa to Kyoto City.

Biwako Wan Wan Kingdom (びわ湖わんわん王国) - Biwako Wan wan Kingdom was Japan's largest canine theme park, and was located on the shores of Lake Biwa, in Moriyama City, Shiga Prefecture.

Botanical Garden for Increasing Plants in Urban Areas in Fukuchiyama City (福知山市都市緑化植物園) - The Botanical Garden for Increasing Plants in Urban Areas in Fukuchiyama City, nicknamed "Sumoru-tera" (the Japanese pronunciation of 'Small Terra' or small Earth) is a botanical garden located in Sandan-ike Pond Park in Fukuchiyama City.

Buddha's sariras (仏舎利) - Buddha's sariras refer to the cremated ashes of Buddha's bones as well as the remains of the coffin and altar that were used for the cremation of Buddha when he passed away.

Buke Yashiki (武家屋敷) - A "Buke Yashiki" is typically a mansion which a daimyo (provincial lord) kept in Edo as a second house and as a branch office in the Edo period.

Buke-zukuri style (architecture representative of a samurai's residence) (武家造) - The buke-zukuri style was for samurai residences in the Kamakura period.

Burakuin hall (豊楽院) - The Burakuin hall is used for entertainments and banquets in the Imperial Court of the palace.

Butokuden (武徳殿) - Butokuden is one of the palace buildings that used be in Daidairi (the Greater Imperial Palace including the government buildings) in the Heian period.

Byodoin Temple Museum Hoshokan (平等院鳳翔館) - Byodoin Temple Museum Hoshokan is a museum located in the grounds of Byodoin Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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Candy-wrap (keyhole shape with one more handle) Shape Barrows (双方中円墳) - Candy-wrap shape barrow refers to one of the form of tumulus.

Castle (城) - A castle (shiro) is a structure that was built as a strongpoint for defending against enemy attacks.

Chashitsu (tea-ceremony room) (茶室) - "Chashitsu" is a facility built for a tea ceremony host (shujin) to invite and entertain guests with tea.

Chigi (a roof material) and Katsuogi (a roof material) (千木・鰹木) - Chigi/katsuogi is a material provided on roofs of buildings, but nowadays is found only in shrine buildings.

Chihara Kitsunezuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Chihara, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (茅原狐塚古墳) - Chihara Kitsunezuka-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in Chihara, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Cultural Park Joyo (文化パルク城陽) (文化パルク城陽) - Cultural Park Joyo is a composite cultural facility located in Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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Daigaku-besso (大学別曹) - Daigaku-besso were facilities affiliated to the Daigaku-ryo (the government facility established in the eighth century to educate students who were to become bureaucrats).

Daigokuden (大極殿) - Daigokuden was the main administrative building of the Imperial Court in ancient times in Japan.

Danchi (団地) - Danchi is the name of an area in which institutions with similar objectives, purposes or industries are concentrated in order to optimize the urban infrastructure and distribution necessary for people, industry or other operations, or a generic term for an area in which buildings and structures stand.

Decorated Tombs (decorated tumulus by pictures, patterns and engravings) (装飾古墳) - Decorated tombs are a general term for the decorated tumulus by pictures, patterns and engravings on the interior wall or the stone coffin and it includes Yokoanabo cave tombs (tunnel graves) which has no mound.

Doma (earthen floor) (土間) - A doma is a space constituting the inside of a Japanese-style house.

Dome-shaped Mound on a Square Base (上円下方墳) - A dome-shaped mound on a square base is a type of tumuli that were constructed in the past in the Japanese Islands, and also a type of mausoleums of the imperial family in modern times.

Doshisha University Imadegawa-kochi (同志社大学今出川校地) - Doshisha University Imadegawa-kochi is the campus of Doshisha University.

Dozo (土蔵) - Dozo (storehouses) are traditional Japanese architectural structures with outer walls made of mud and finished with plaster.

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Former Hachiman Post Office (旧八幡郵便局) - The former Hachiman post office is a historical building located in Omi Hachiman City in Shiga Prefecture.

Former head office of the Kyoto Prefectural government (京都府庁旧本館) - The former head office of the Kyoto Prefectural government is a Renaissance style building located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Former Imazu Post Office (旧今津郵便局) - The former Imazu post office is a historical building located in Takashima City in Shiga Prefecture.

Fujii Daimaru (a department store in Kyoto City) (藤井大丸) - Fujii Daimaru Co., Ltd. is a department store in Kyoto City of Japan.

Fujinoki Tumulus (藤ノ木古墳) - Fujinoki Tumulus is a tumulus in Ikaruga-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara Prefecture.

Fukuchiyama Family Shopping Center (福知山ファミリー) - The Fukuchiyama family, a shopping center located in Fukuchiyam City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Fukuchiyama-jo Castle (福知山城) - Fukuchiyama-jo Castle is a hirayamajiro (flatland-mountain castle) located in Fukuchiyama City in Kyoto Prefecture.

Funaki-no-sho Manor (船木荘) - Funaki-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Mino Province during the Heian and Muromachi Periods.

Funaokayama-jo Castle (船岡山城) - Funaokayama-jo Castle was a yamashiro (a castle on a mountain) in the medieval period, located in Kyoto City.

Fushimi Momoyama Athletic Park (伏見桃山城運動公園) - Fushimi Momoyama Athletic Park is located in Momoyama-cho, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Fushimi-jo Castle (伏見城) - Fushimi-jo Castle was a castle in what is now Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City.

Fushimi-ko Port (伏見港) - Fushimi-ko was a port categorized as a river port that once existed in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Fuzoku Hakubutsukan (The Costume Museum) (風俗博物館) - Fuzoku Hakubutsukan is a private museum about the "Genji Monogatari" (The Tale of Genji), and is located on the fifth floor of Izutsu Building, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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Gable Wall (妻壁) - A gable wall is an exterior wall above the gable beam of a building.

Ganri-mon Gate (含利門) - Ganri-mon Gate was one of the 19 gates of the Buraku-in (Reception Compound) of the Daidairi (Greater Imperial Palace).

Garan (伽藍) - Garan (伽藍) means a purified place where Buddhist monks gather and practice the religion, but eventually the term came to mean Buddhist temple or the group of buildings that forms the heart of a temple.

Garden of Fine Art, Kyoto (京都府立陶板名画の庭) - Garden of Fine Art, Kyoto is an outdoor art museum exhibiting ceramic plates on which great pictures of all ages are copied, located in Shimogamo, Sakyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

Garden of Heian-jingu Shrine (平安神宮神苑) - The garden of Heian-jingu Shrine is a modern Japanese garden of the chisen kaiyu style (a style of Japanese garden with a path around a central pond) in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Garden Stones (庭石) - The use of garden stones is a unique aspect of Japanese gardens.

Gassho-zukuri (合掌造り) - Gassho-zukuri is a Japanese architectural style with a distinct steep roof.

Geihin-kan (State Guest House) (迎賓館) - The Geihin-kan (State Guest House) is a facility in which the government accommodates visiting state guests, such as heads of state or ministers.

Gekka-mon Gate (月華門) - Gekka-mon Gate was one of the naikaku-mon gates that comprised the dairi (Imperial Palace).

Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum (月桂冠大倉記念館) - Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum is a corporate museum of the sake manufacturer Gekkeikan Sake Co., Ltd. located in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Genson Tenshu (The Existing Castle Towers) (現存天守) - The existing castle towers are those, among castle towers of Japanese castles built during the feudal period from around the beginning of Edo period to the late Edo Period, that have been preserved to date.

Gi-yofu architecture (imitative Western-style architecture) (擬洋風建築) - "Gi-yofu architecture" is an architectural style that Japanese carpenters created by imitating Western-style architecture.

Giboshi (ornamental railing top, and flower name) (擬宝珠) - A giboshi or giboshu is: 1) an ornament that is attached to balustrades of bridges, temples or shrines and whose shape resembles that of item 2.

Gion-kaikan Theater (祇園会館) - The Gion-kaikan Theater is a movie theater located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Gion-zukuri Style (祇園造) - The Gion-zukuri style is a style of Japanese shrine architecture.

Giyoden Hall (Treasure Hall) (宜陽殿) - Giyoden Hall (Treasure Hall) was one of the halls of the dairi (Imperial Palace) in the city of Heian-kyo.

Gobyono-kofun Tumulus (御廟野古墳) - Gobyono-kofun is a tumulus built at the end of the Kofun period (Hakkaku-fun Tumulus (an octagonal tomb)) located in Yamashina-ku Ward of Kyoto City.

Gojo-ohashi Bridge (五条大橋) - Gojo-ohashi Bridge is a bridge over the Kamo-gawa River which runs through Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Gojunoto (Five-storey pagoda) (五重塔) - The Gojunoto is one of the styles of Buddhist pagodas.

Gongen-zukuri style (a term concerning architecture) (権現造) - The gongen-zukuri style is a style of shrine buildings in Japan.

Gorinto (five-ring tower) (五輪塔) - Gorinto are a type of Buddhist pagoda used as a tomb tower or for memorial services.

Goro Sky Tower (五老スカイタワー) - Goro Sky Tower is an observation tower located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Gosashi-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the Sakitatenami-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (五社神古墳) - Gosashi-kofun Tumulus is an ancient tomb belonging to the Sakitatenami-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Grave of OHARIDA no Yasumaro (小治田安萬侶の墓) - Found in Koka, Tsuge-mura Village, Nara Prefecture (present Tsugekoka-cho, Nara City), the grave of OHARIDA no Yasumaro was for cremated remains of OHARIDA no Ason Yasumaro who was a government officer in the Nara period, and was designated as a national historical sit (on November 29, 1969).

Gunze Memorial Hall (グンゼ記念館) - Gunze Memorial Hall is a museum located in Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Gunze Museum (グンゼ博物苑) - Gunze Museum is a museum located in Aono Town, Ayabe City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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Hachiman-zukuri style (八幡造) - The Hachiman-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Hachiya-no-sho Manor (蜂屋荘) - Hachiya-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Mino Province during the Heian and Muromachi periods.

Hafu (Gable) (破風) - Hafu is the triangular shaped part on the narrow side of kirizuma-zukuri style (an architectural style with a gabled roof) or irimoya style (building with a half-hipped roof).

Hakkaku-fun Tumulus (八角墳) - Hakkaku-fun is a regular octagonal tumulus constructed during the end of the Kofun period (around the mid seventh century).

Hamaguri-Gomon Gate (蛤御門) - The Hamaguri-Gomon Gate is one of the west gates of Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.

Hana no gosho Palace (花の御所) - Hana no gosho Palace is a popular name for the Ashikaga Shogun family residence that stretched over a space of 110 meters from east to west and 220 meters from north to south, surrounded by the current Karasuma-dori Street, Imadegawa-dori Street, Kamidachiuri-dori Street and Muromachi-dori Street in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Hasamiyama Remains (はさみ山遺跡) - Located in Fujiidera City, Osaka Prefecture, the Hasamiyama Remains are compound remains where remains and relics in various periods from the Paleolithic period (in Japan) to the early-modern times have been found.

Hashihaka-kofun Tumulus (箸墓古墳) - Hashihaka-kofun Tumulus (also called Hashi Nakayama-kofun Tumulus) is the leading kofun (tumulus) of the Hashinaka-kofun Tumuli Group in Hashinaka, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Hashirama (柱間) - Hashirama is a bay, space or distance between two pillars of a palace and so on in traditional Japanese architecture.

Hebizuka-kofun Tumulus (蛇塚古墳) - Hebizuka-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus located in Uzumasa, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Heian Museum of Ancient History (平安博物館) - The Heian Museum of Ancient History was a museum that once existed Japan.

Hekiunso (碧雲荘) - Hekiunso, located near Nanzen-ji Temple in Kyoto City, is a Sukiya-zukuri style (built in the style of a tea- ceremony house) villa that was constructed by a Japanese businessman Tokushichi NOMURA, the second during the period from the Taisho (1912 - 1926) to the Showa (1926 - 1989) periods.

Hidenin Temple (悲田院) - Based on the spirit of mercy of Buddhism, Hidenin Temple was built for the salvation of the poor and orphans.

Higaida Otsuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (東田大塚古墳) - Higaida Otsuka Kofun is an ancient tomb belonging to the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Higashi Maizuru Park (東舞鶴公園) - Higashi Maizuru Park is located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Higashi Maizuru Park Stadium (東舞鶴公園野球場) - Higashi Maizuru Park Stadium is a baseball stadium located in Higashi Maizuru Park in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Higashi Sanjo-dono Residence (東三条殿) - During the Heian period, the Higashi Sanjo-dono Residence was built in an area of 1-cho and 2-cho (placed in the north-south direction) of 3-jo and 3-bo in Sakyo (the left-side area of the capital) (present Nijo-oji Minami Nishino Toin-oji Higashi).

Higashidonozuka-kofun Tumulus (a large keyhole-shaped mound in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (東殿塚古墳) - Higashidonozuka-kofun Tumulus is located in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Himuro (氷室) - The himuro was a place where ice was traditionally stored in Japan and corresponds to the modern-day refrigerator.

Hira-jiro castle (平城) - A Hira-jiro castle indicates a castle built on flat land.

Historical museum of Hanazono University (花園大学歴史博物館) - The historical museum of Hanazono University was established in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, in 2000.

Hiyoku irimoya-zukuri style (比翼入母屋造) - Hiyoku irimoya-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Hiyoshi Dam (日吉ダム) - Located in around Hiyoshicho-naka, Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture (formerly Hiyoshi-cho, Funai-gun), Hiyoshi Dam is built over the middle reaches of the Katsura-gawa River which is one of the subsidiary streams of the Yodo-gawa River.

Hokenoyama-kofun Tumulus (a keyhole-shaped mound in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (ホケノ山古墳) - The Hokenoyama-kofun Tumulus is a so-called Makimuku type escallop-shaped, large keyhole-shaped mound in the early first half of the Kofun period (Tumulus period), located in Aza Hokenoyama, Oaza Hashinaka, Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Hokyoin-to pagoda (宝篋印塔) - A hokyoin-to pagoda is a kind of Buddhist pagoda which is used as a tomb tower and memorial tower.

Honmaru (本丸) - Honmaru is a term used to refer to a kuruwa (castle compartment) at the center of a Japanese castle.

Hosomi Museum (細見美術館) - Hosomi Museum is a private art museum mainly devoted to Japanese antiquities, located in Okazaki, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Hyatt Regency Kyoto (ハイアットリージェンシー京都) - Hyatt Regency Kyoto is a hotel located in Sanjusangendo, Higashiyama-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

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Ibi-no-sho Manor (揖斐荘) - Ibi-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Mino Province during the Heian and Muromachi periods.

Ichijo Modoribashi Bridge (一条戻橋) - "Ichijo Modoribashi" is a bridge on Ichijo-dori Street over the Hori-kawa River located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Ichiniwa Tumulus (市庭古墳) - Ichiniwa Tumulus is a megalithic tomb which lies across Tsukamoto and Ichiniwa, Saki-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Ikaruganomiya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Prince Shotoku lived in present-day Ikaruga Town) (斑鳩宮) - Ikaruganomiya Palace was the palace where Prince Shotoku lived in present-day Ikaruga Town, Ikoma County, Nara Prefecture.

Ikeda-no-sho Manor (池田荘) - Ikeda-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) in Mino Province during the Heian and Muromachi Periods.

Imanishi-ke Jutaku (Imanishi family's House) (今西家住宅) - Imanishi-ke Jutaku is located in Imai-cho, Kashihara City, which has been selected as one of the Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings, in the central part of Nara Prefecture.

Imperial Household Agency Kyoto Office (宮内庁京都事務所) - The Imperial Household Agency Kyoto Office is a local branch office of the Imperial Household Agency.

In (院) - In (院) originally meant a large construction surrounded by high walls, but it also refers to the following:

Inarizuka-kofun Tumulus (稲荷塚古墳) - The Inarizuka-kofun Tumulus, located in Mogusa, Tama City, Tokyo Prefecture, is a burial mound built in the late Kofun period (the period of ancient burial mounds) (the first half of the seventh century).

Ine no Funaya Houses (伊根の舟屋) - The Ine no Funaya (a large cluster of traditional fishermen houses) houses are private houses, located in the Ine area of Ine-cho Town, Yosa-gun County, Kyoto Prefecture.

Inooku-koen Park (井ノ奥公園) - Inooku-koen is a city park located in Senzoku in Miwa-cho, Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Inoue-jo Castle (井上城) - Inoue-jo Castle was a castle in what is currently Nobeoka City, Miyazaki Prefecture.

Ioto no miya (Ioto Palace, an imperial palace in the capital of ancient Japan [in the early days of the Yamato dynasty]) (庵戸宮) - According to the "Kojiki" (The Records of Ancient Matters) and the "Nihonshoki" (Chronicles of Japan), Ioto no miya was an imperial palace established in the capital of ancient Japan (in the early days of the Yamato dynasty).

Irimoya-zukuri style (入母屋造) - The irimoya-zukuri style is one of the traditional East-Asian roof styles.

Irori Fireplace (open hearth) (囲炉裏) - The irori fireplace, is a part of the floor that is squarely cut out and covered with coals in a traditional Japanese house to make a fire from charcoal or wood.

Ishibe Shukuba no Sato (石部宿場の里) - Ishibe Shukuba no Sato is an Ishibe-juku theme park located in the grounds of the Ameyama Culture Sports Park in Konan City, Shiga Prefecture.

Ishibutai-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the late Kofun period [Tumulus period] in Asuka Village) (石舞台古墳) - Ishibutai-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in the late Kofun period located in Asuka Village, Nara Prefecture.

Isuien Garden (a kaiyushiki garden [Japanese style garden with a path around a central pond] in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (依水園) - Isuien Garden is kaiyushiki garden located in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Itabuki no Miya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Empress Kogyoku lived in about the middle of the seventh century) (板蓋宮) - Itabuki no Miya was an Imperial Palace where Empress Kogyoku lived in about the middle of the seventh century.

Ito-jo Castle (怡土城) - Ito-jo Castle was a yamajiro (a castle built on a mountain to take advantage of the mountain's topography) which had been constructed on the west hillside halfway up Mt. Takasu on the boundary between Fukuoka City and Maebaru City, Fukuoka Prefecture, in the Nara period of the eighth century.

Iwaki-shijuhachi-date (岩城四十八館) - Iwaki-shijuhachi-date is a term used to generally refer to forty-eight castles built by the Iwaki family.

Iwakiri-jo Castle (岩切城) - Iwakiji-jo Castle is a castle situated on a steep mountain in Iwakiri, Miyagino Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.

Izuka-kofun Tumulus (an escallop-shaped keyhole-shaped mound in the latter half of the early Kofun period [Tumulus period]) (イヅカ古墳) - The Izuka-kofun Tumulus is an escallop-shaped, large keyhole-shaped mound called Makimuku type tumulus in the latter half of the early Kofun period, but now its existence cannot be confirmed because the site was completely flattened after the Middle Ages.

Izumizaki Yokoana Cave Tumulus (a horizontal decorated cave tumulus in Fukushima Prefecture) (泉崎横穴) - Izumizaki Yokoana Cave is a horizontal decorated cave tumulus located in Izumizaki-mura, Nishishirakawa County, Fukushima Prefecture.

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Japanese housing (日本の住宅) - Japanese housing

Japanese-style Room (和室) - A Japanese-style room is a room on whose floor tatami mats are laid in a traditional Japanese house.

Jijuden Hall (Palace Archive Hall) (仁寿殿) - Jijuden Hall (or Jinjuden Hall) was one of the halls of the dairi (Imperial Palace) in the city of Heian-kyo.

Jingu Shikinen Sengu (神宮式年遷宮) - Jingu Shikinen Sengu is the Shikinen Sengu (transfer of a deity to a new shrine building once in a prescribed number of years) at Jingu (Ise-Jingu Shrine).

Joan (a tea house in Aichi prefecture) (如庵) - Joan is a chashitsu (tea house) in the Urakuen Garden in Inuyama City, Aichi prefecture.

Jodo (the Pure Land) Style Garden (浄土式庭園) - Jodo style gardens were built from the Heian period to the Kamakura period.

Jotenkaku Museum (承天閣美術館) - Jotenkaku Museum is an art museum located in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Junna-in Palace (淳和院) - Junna-in Palace was Emperor Junna's Rikyu (an imperial villa) or Goin Palace in Ukyo Shi jo Ni bo (present-day Ukyo Ward, Kyoto Prefecture) in Heian-kyo (the ancient capital of Japan in current Kyoto.)

Jurakudai (聚楽第) - Jurakudai (or Jurakutei) was a large residence built by Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI in Uchino, Kyoto (the site of the Outer Palace Precincts in Heiankyo, present-day Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City) during the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

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Kachuan Seiho Takeuchi Memorial Museum(霞中庵 竹内栖鳳記念館) (霞中庵 竹内栖鳳記念館) - Kachuan Seiho Takeuchi Memorial Museum is an art museum located in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kaiuso Garden (何有荘) - Kaiuso Garden (the former residence of Katsutaro INABATA) is a garden that was made in present-day Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, by Jihei OGAWA the seventh, commonly called Ueji (a pioneer gardener of modern Japanese gardens).

Kaiyu style garden (a style of Japanese garden) (回遊式庭園) - The Kaiyu style garden is a Japanese garden where circulating walking paths are provided for enjoying views of the garden.

Kameishi (Turtle Rock in Ise-jingu Shrine Geku [the outer shrine]) (亀石) - A rock in the precincts of Ise-jingu Shrine Geku.

Kameoka Sports Park (亀岡運動公園) - Kameoka Sports Park is a park in Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture that has a sports complex.

Kameyama-jo Castle (亀山城 (丹波国)) - Kameyama-jo Castle was in Kameoka, Kuwata-gun, Tanba Province (the present Aratsuka Minami in Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture).

Kameyama-koen Park (亀山公園 (京都市)) - Kameyama-koen Park is located in Sagakamenoo-cho Town, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kanaizawa no hi (Kanaizawa Stone Monument in Gunma Prefecture) (金井沢碑) - Kanaizawa no hi is an ancient stone monument located in Yamana Town, Takasaki City and designated as a historic site.

Kaneda-jo Castle (an ancient mountain castle in Tsushima Province during Asuka period) (金田城) - Kaneda-jo Castle (also known as Kanetanoki Castle) is an ancient mountain castle (Korean-style mountain castle) built in Tsushima Province during the Asuka Period.

Kangakuin (勧学院) - Kangakuin was the Fujiwara clan's Daigaku-besso (academic facility for nobles) in the Heian period.

Kanjo-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Yuraku, Takatori Town, Nara Prefecture) (カンジョ古墳) - Kanjo Tumulus (also referred to as Yoraku Kanjo-kofun Tumulus) is a tumulus located in Yoraku, Takatori Town, Nara Prefecture.

Kannoosan-jo Castle (神尾山城) - Kannoosan-jo Castle was a castle that existed in what is now Miyagawa, Miyazaki-cho, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kanokogi-no-sho/Kanakogi-no-sho Manor (鹿子木荘) - Kanokogi-no-sho/Kanakogi-no-sho was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Higo Province during the Heian and Muromachi Periods.

Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library (国立国会図書館関西館) - The Kansai-kan, as the Kansai Main Library of the National Diet Library (NDL), is located in Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kanzaki Seaside Resort (神崎海水浴場) - Located on the coast facing the Sea of Japan in Maizuru City in Kyoto Prefecture, Kanzaki Seaside Resort is blessed with scenic beauty.

Kara-hashi Bridge of Seta (瀬田の唐橋) - The Kara-hashi Bridge of Seta is the bridge spanning over Yodo River in Seta, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture.

Kara-zukuri style (a term concerning architecture) (唐造) - The kara-zukuri style concerns castle buildings in Japan, the external view of tenshu (the main keep or tower of a castle) in particular.

Karako Kagi Ruins (唐古・鍵遺跡) - The Karako Kagi Ruins are the remains of a Yayoi period moat-surrounded settlement located in Oaza-Karako and Oaza-Kagi, Taharamoto-cho, Shiki-gun, Nara Prefecture, which is an alluvial area about 48 meters in height in the central part of Nara basin.

Karamete-mon Gate (搦手門) - Karamete-mon Gate is one of the castle gates located at the karameteguchi (back gateway), as opposed to Ote-mon Gate (main gate) being at the front of the castle.

Kasamatsu-koen Park (傘松公園) - Kasamatsu-koen Park is located in Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kasuga-zukuri style (春日造) - Kasuga-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Kawagoe-yakata (河越館) - Kawagoe-yakata (also known as Kawagoe-kan) was a castle which existed in Uwado, Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture.

Kawahara no Miya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Empress Kogyoku lived in the middle of seventh century) (川原宮) - Kawahara no Miya was a palace where Empress Kogyoku lived in the middle of the seventh century.

Kawarano-in (河原院) - Kawarano-in, the residence of MINAMOTO no Toru, was located along Rokujo-dori Street, Kyoto.

Kaya Steam Locomotive Square (加悦SL広場) - Located in Kaya, Yosano-cho, Kyoto Prefecture, Kaya Steam Locomotive Square is a facility run by Kaya Kosan Co. Ltd. to preserve and exhibit railway cars.

KBS Hall (Japan) (KBSホール (日本)) - KBS Hall is a hall in the Broadcasting Hall of Kyoto Broadcasting System Co. Ltd. (KBS Kyoto) in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Keihanna Commemorative Park (けいはんな記念公園) - Keihanna Commemorative Park is located in Seika-cho Town, Soraku-gun County, Kyoto Prefecture

Keihanna Plaza Hotel (けいはんなプラザホテル) - Keihanna Plaza Hotel is an accommodation facility within Keihanna Plaza which is the central intersecting facility of Kansai Science City.

Keiun-kan Guesthouse (a state guesthouse in Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture) (慶雲館) - Keiun-kan is a state guesthouse in Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture.

Keyhole-shaped Tumuli (前方後円墳) - A keyhole-shaped tumulus (called zenpo koen-fun in Japanese) is a form of kofun (tumuli) in Japan.

Kids' Science Museum of Photons (きっづ光科学館ふぉとん) - The Kids' Science Museum of Photons which is located in Kansai Science City is the first science museum for photons in Japan.

Kinugasa Stadium (衣笠球場) - Kinugasa Stadium

Kirizuma-zukuri (an architectural style) (切妻造) - kirizuma-zukuri, one of the roof styles, indicates the style of roof with two surfaces inclining from the ridge at the top, or having the shape of a book placed with its face on the lower side.

Kiroku Shoen Kenkeijo (Office for the Investigation of Estate Documents) (記録荘園券契所) - Kiroku Shoen Kenkeijo was an organization which investigated manors (shoen) in the Heian period.

Kitamura Museum (北村美術館) - Kitamura Museum is a private art museum mainly devoted to antiquities and tea utensils, located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kitaoji Bus Terminal (北大路バスターミナル) - Located in Kita-ku Ward of Kyoto City, Kitaoji Bus Terminal is a bus terminal of Kyoto City Bus.

Kitayama Juhachi Kento (北山十八間戸) - Kitayama Juhachi Kento was a welfare facility that was constructed in Nara Kitamachi in the Kamakura period for protecting and aiding persons in serious illness, such as Hansen's disease.

Kitora-kofun Tumulus (キトラ古墳) - Kitora-kofun Tumulus is located in Asuka-mura, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture.

Kiyotosaku Oketsu Cave Tumulus (a horizontal decorated cave tumulus in Fukushima Prefecture) (清戸迫横穴) - Kiyotosaku Oketsu is a horizontal decorated cave tumulus located in Oaza Shinzan, Futaba-machi, Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture.

Kizakura Kappa Country (キザクラカッパカントリー) - Kizakura Kappa Country is a theme park owned by Kizakura Co., Ltd. located in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Ko-ro Tower (Drum Tower) (鼓楼) - From ancient times, drum towers (ko-ro towers) were built inside castles, cities and the sites of religious institutions in the People's Republic of China and areas influenced by the Chinese culture.

Koga Family Land (甲賀ファミリーランド) - Koga Family Land was an amusement park located in the former Kosei-cho, Koka-gun, Shiga Prefecture (present day Konan City in Shiga Prefecture).

Koga-no-sato Ninjutsu-mura (Koga Ninja Village) (甲賀の里忍術村) - Koga-no-sato Ninjutsu-mura (Koga Ninja Village) is a Ninjutsu theme park located in Oki, Koka-cho, Koka City, Shiga Prefecture.

Kogo-ishi (神籠石) - Kogo-ishi or kogo-ishi style mountain castles were castles built on mountains in ancient times, and because there is no description of them in the 'Nihon shoki' (Chronicles of Japan) or 'Zoku Nihon shoki' (the sequel to Chronicles of Japan) they can be identified only through remains.

Koguchi (a castle entrance) (虎口) - Koguchi is an entrance fixed to castle walls built in the medieval period and afterward, and 'koguchi' means narrow path and narrow entrance.

Kokerabuki (こけら葺) - Kokerabuki is a roofing method in which thin wood boards are used as the roofing material.

Kokyo (皇居) - Kokyo (Imperial Palace) is the residence of the Emperor during normal times.

Kominka (traditional Japanese houses) (古民家) - The term kominka refers to traditional Japanese houses, especially ones built a long time ago.

Korai-mon Gate (高麗門) - Korai-mon Gate is one of the gate types in Japan.

Koriyama Ruins (郡山遺跡) - The Koriyama Ruins are the site of an ancient kanga (public office) located in the present Koriyama, Taihaku Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.

Koseyama-kofun Tumuli Cluster (one of the largest tumuli clusters in Japan located in Nara Prefecture) (巨勢山古墳群) - Koseyama-kofun Tumuli Cluster is a largest-class cluster of tumuli clusters in Japan with approximately 700 tumuli being built on the hilly land of Mt. Kose in Gose City, Nara Prefecture from around the middle of the Kofun period (Tumulus period) to the end of the period.

Kozuya-bashi Bridge (上津屋橋) - Kozuya-bashi Bridge is a bridge over the Kizu-gawa River connecting Kumiyama-cho, Kuse-gun, Kyoto Prefecture and Yawata City.

Kukuchi-jo Castle (a ancient mountaintop castle in Kumamoto Prefecture) (鞠智城) - Kukuchi-jo (also known as Kikuchi-jo) Castle is one of the ancient mountaintop castles (Korean-type mountaintop castle).

Kuriyama Family Residence (the Japan's oldest private residence in Nara Prefecture) (栗山家住宅) - The Kuriyama Family Residence, which is located in 1-chome, Gojo, Gojo city, Nara Prefecture, is the Japan's oldest private residence of all the residences whose dates of building are known.

Kurokabe Square (黒壁スクエア) - Kurokabe Square (also known as "Kurokabe" [black walls]), located in the old town area of Nagahama City in Shiga Prefecture, is a sightseeing spot where the traditional buildings are preserved effectively.

Kurotsuka-kofun Tumulus (an early keyhole-shaped mound in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (黒塚古墳) - Kurozuka-kofun (also known as Kurozuka-kofun) Tumulus is an early keyhole-shaped mound (about the end of third century) in Yanagimoto-cho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Kuruwa (Castle compound) (曲輪) - Kuruwa is a general term for a castle compound, which is bounded by walls.

Kushiyama-kofun Tumulus (a candy-wrap-shaped tumulus in the latter half of the early Kofun period [Tumulus period] in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (櫛山古墳) - Kushiyama-kofun Tumulus is a candy-wrap-shaped tumulus (keyhole shape with one more handle) constructed in the latter half of the early Kofun period located in Yanagimoto-cho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Kyo-machiya (京町家) - Machiya or Choka (町家) is a term used to refer to popular style houses in Kyoto in which residence and retail store functions are combined.

Kyo-yashiki residence (京屋敷) - Kyo-yashiki residences were Hantei (residence) maintained in Kyoto by Daimyo (feudal lord) of Han (domains) in the Edo period.

Kyoraku Theater (京洛劇場) - Kyoraku Theater was an entertainment hall that existed in Matsugae-cho, Rokkaku Higashi-iru, Shinkyogoku Street, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoraku-koen Park (共楽公園) - Kyoraku-koen Park is located in the center of the Naka-Maizuru area, which is placed almost in the center of Maizuru City in Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoshoden Hall (Palace Archive Hall) (校書殿) - Kyoshoden Hall was one of the halls of the dairi (Imperial Palace) in the city of Heian-kyo.

Kyoto Aquarena (京都アクアリーナ) - Kyoto Aquarena is a municipal indoor swimming pool and skating rink in Kyoto City Nishikyogoku Comprehensive Sports Park in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Art Center (京都芸術センター) - The Kyoto Art Center, located in the centeral area of Kyoto City, is a site for promoting art-realated activities.

Kyoto Botanical Garden (京都府立植物園) - The Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden is located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoto Cinema (京都シネマ) - Kyoto Cinema (a mini-theater) is located in Shijo Karasuma, Shimogyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto City Archaeological Museum (京都市考古資料館) - Located in Imadegawa Omiya higashi-iru, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto City Archaeological Museum specializes in archaeological materials.

Kyoto City Heiankyo Sosei-Kan Museum (京都市平安京創生館) - Located in Nakagyo-ku Ward of Kyoto City, Kyoto City Heiankyo Sosei-Kan is a museum which occupies the first floor of Kyoto City Life-long Education Center (Kyoto Asny).

Kyoto City Library (京都市図書館) - Kyoto City Library is a group of municipal libraries of Kyoto City.

Kyoto City Nishikyogoku Comprehensive Sports Park (京都市西京極総合運動公園) - Kyoto City Nishikyogoku Comprehensive Sports Park is a regional sports park, which is located in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto City Zoo (京都市動物園) - Kyoto City Zoo is a municipal zoo located in Okazaki, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoto Concert Hall (京都コンサートホール) - Located in Sakyo Ward in Kyoto City, Kyoto Concert Hall is dedicated to classical music concerts.

Kyoto Gosho (Kyoto Imperial Palace) (京都御所) - Kyoto Gosho is an imperial palace located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Hirogawara Ski Resort (京都広河原スキー場) - Located in Hirogawara Obana-cho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Hirogawara Ski Resort is the only ski resort in Kyoto City.

Kyoto Hotel, Ltd. (京都ホテル) - The Kyoto Hotel, Ltd., with its head office in Nakagyo-ku Ward of Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, is a company that runs hotels.

Kyoto International Conference Center (国立京都国際会館) - Kyoto International Conference Center is an international conference hall located in Takaragaike, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoto International Exhibition Hall (京都市勧業館) - Kyoto International Exhibition Hall is an event site located in Sakyo-ku Ward of Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto International Manga Museum (京都国際マンガミュージアム) - The Kyoto International Manga Museum is a manga museum established on the site of the former Tatsuike Elementary School in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoto Kagetsu Theater (京都花月劇場) - Kyoto Kagetsu Theater was a theater belonging to Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Kyoto Kaikan Hall (京都会館) - Kyoto Kaikan Hall is for concerts, located in Okazaki Saishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Mukomachi Keirin Velodrome (京都向日町競輪場) - Kyoto Mukomachi Keirin Velodrome is a keirin velodrome located in Mukomachi City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Municipal Central Wholesale Market (京都市中央卸売市場第一市場) - Located in 80, Sujakubunki-cho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Municipal Central Wholesale Market covers an area of 149,509 square meters.

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (京都市美術館) - Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is an art museum located at Okazaki-koen Park in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Museum for World Peace, Ritsumeikan University (立命館大学国際平和ミュージアム) - Kyoto Museum for World Peace, Ritsumeikan University, was established by Ritsumeikan University and its theme is "Peace."

Kyoto National Museum (京都国立博物館) - The Kyoto National Museum is run by the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage.

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Park Supplementary Field (京都市西京極総合運動公園補助競技場) - Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Park Supplementary Field is a subfield of the Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and is owned and managed by Kyoto City.

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium (京都市西京極総合運動公園陸上競技場兼球技場) - Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium refers to the athletic field in Kyoto City Nishikyogoku Comprehensive Sports Park in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Baseball Stadium (京都市西京極総合運動公園野球場) - Kyoto Nishikyogoku Baseball Stadium refers to the baseball park in Kyoto Nishikyogoku general athletic park in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Orthodox Church (京都ハリストス正教会) - Kyoto Orthodox Church, located in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, is an Orthodox church of Japan (Greek Orthodox Church).

Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium (京都府立体育館) - Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium is a gymnasium located in Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Prefectural Insho-Domoto Museum of Fine Arts (京都府立堂本印象美術館) - The Kyoto Prefectural Insho-Domoto Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Kita Ward, Kyoto City.

Kyoto Prefectural Library (京都府立図書館) - Kyoto Prefectural Library is a prefectural library located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Prefectural Library and Archives (京都府立総合資料館) - Located in Sakyo-ku Ward of Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefectural Library and Archives is a comprehensive cultural facility that serves as a library, document archives, and a museum.

Kyoto Racecourse (京都競馬場) - Kyoto Racecourse is a racecourse located in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Stadium (京都スタジアム) - Kyoto Stadium was planned to be built in Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Takarazuka Hall (京都宝塚会館) - The Kyoto Takarazuka Hall is a general name for Toho chain theaters (Kyoto Takarazuka Theater, Kyoto Scala-za) formerly located in Rokkaku, Kawaramachi, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kyoto Tower (京都タワー) - Kyoto Tower is an observation tower which soars distinctively above the Karasuma central exit of Kyoto Station.

Kyoto-Gekijo (Kyoto Theater) (京都劇場) - Kyoto-Gekijo is a theater located in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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List of Cultural Properties Held by Kyoto National Museum (京都国立博物館所蔵文化財一覧) - List of Cultural Properties Held by Kyoto National Museum

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Maizuru City local history museum (舞鶴市郷土資料館) - Maizuru City local history museum is a history museum specializing in the history of Maizuru City, located on the second floor of the Maizuru City civic hall, Kitatanabe, Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Maizuru Crane Bridge (舞鶴クレインブリッジ) - Located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture, Maizuru Crane Bridge is the largest cable-stayed bridge on the coast of the Sea of Japan.

Maizuru Fururu Farm (舞鶴ふるるファーム) - Maizuru Fururu Farm is an agricultural park located in Sezaki, Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Maizuru Nature Cultural Park (舞鶴自然文化園) - Maizuru Nature Cultural Park is a park with 30,000 camellias of approximately 1500 varieties and 50,000 hydrangeas of 50 kinds.

Maizuru Port Toretore Center (舞鶴港とれとれセンター) - Located in Maizuru City in Kyoto Prefecture, Maizuru Port Toretore Center is a tourist facility that sells fish and seafood from Maizuru Port and local products from the Tango area.

Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum (舞鶴引揚記念館) - The Maizuru Repatriation Memorial Museum is a facility for preservation of historical artifacts and tradition in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture

Maizuru Shinkai Park (Maizuru Sea Park) (舞鶴親海公園) - Maizuru Shinkai Park (Maizuru Sea Park) is a park in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Maizuru Wisdom Warehouse (まいづる智恵蔵) - Maizuru Wisdom Warehouse, called "Maizuru Chiegura" in Japanese, is a cultural facility in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Makimuku Ishizuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster) (纒向石塚古墳) - The Makimuku Ishizuka-kofun Tumulus is an ancient tomb belonging to the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster.

Makimuku Katsuyama-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (纒向勝山古墳) - The Makimuku Katsuyama-kofun Tumulus is an ancient tomb belonging to the Makimuku Katsuyama-kofun Tumuli Cluster.

Makimuku Remains (纒向遺跡) - Makimuku Remains ("纒向遺跡" or "纏向遺跡") is a series of remains located at the north-west foot of Mt. Miwa ("三輪山."also called Mt. Mimoro, "御諸山" or Mt. Mimuro "三室山") in Sakurai-City, Nara Prefecture, which existed during the period of the last stage of the Yayoi period to the early Tumulus period of ancient Japan.

Makimuku Yazuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (纒向矢塚古墳) - The Makimuku Yazuka-kofun Tumulus is an ancient tomb belonging to the Makimuku-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Makimuku-kofun Tumulus Cluster (a tumulus cluster in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (纏向古墳群) - Makimuku-kofun Tumulus Cluster is located in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Makishima-jo Castle (槇島城) - Maishima-jo Castle was once located in Makishima-cho, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Maruyama-koen Park (円山公園 (京都府)) - Maruyama-koen is a park located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Masutomi Geology Museum (益富地学会館) - Masutomi Geology Museum is a foundation located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Mausoleum (廟) - Mausoleum (Byo, Mitamaya, Otamaya, Hokora)

Mesuriyama Tumulus (メスリ山古墳) - The Mesuriyama tumulus is a large keyhole-shaped tumulus in the early kofun period (tumulus period), located in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Mikuriya (a kitchen) (御厨) - Mikuriya is the honorific expression of Kuriya (a kitchen).

Mimizuka (Ear Mound) (耳塚) - Mimizuka is a tomb mound that was made to bury and pay respects to severed ears and noses of dead soldiers of the Korean (Joseon) and Chinese (Ming) armies in the Bunroku-Keicho War (wars initiated by the invasion of the Korean Peninsula by Hideyoshi's army in 1592 through to 1598).

Minamiza Theater (南座) - Minamiza is a theater located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City.

Minka (folk dwellings) (民家) - Minka are residences where ordinary people lived.

Miroku-ishi Stone (a stone dedicated in hokora [a small shrine] near the entrance to Oku no in [inner sanctuary] of Mt. Koya) (弥勒石) - Miroku-ishi Stone is the stone placed in hokora near the entrance to Oku no in of Mt. Koya, the sacred ground of Wakayama Prefecture.

Misemaruyama Kofun (見瀬丸山古墳) - The Misemaruyama Kofun (Ancient Tomb) is a zenpokoenfun (keyhole-shaped tomb) located in Mise-town, Gojyo-town and Ogaru-town, in Kashiwara City, Nara Prefecture.

Misonobashi Hachimaruichi Shotengai (the Misonobashi 801 shopping street) (御薗橋801商店街) - Located in the northernmost place in Kyoto, Misonobashi Hachimaruichi Shotengai (the Misonobashi 801 shopping street) it's length is 800m to the west from Misonobashi-nishizume (the west end of Misono-bashi Bridge), Kita Ward, Kyoto City

Miyamaso (美山荘) - Miyamaso (Yaso Ichimian - literally, wild herbs one-taste 'Miyamaso') is a restaurant and inn that is located in the Hanase-no-sato community on a remote mountain in Kyoto and is famous for Tsumikusa ryori (cuisine using wild herbs and vegetables), which was loved many intellectuals like Masaaki TACHIHARA and Masako SHIRASU and has been said not allowed to be taken out of Kyoto.

Miyazu-jo Castle (宮津城) - Miyazu-jo Castle is located in Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Miyazuka Tumulus (宮塚古墳 (埼玉県)) - Miyazuka Tumulus is located at Hirose 608, Kumagaya City, Saitama Prefecture, which has a unique two-stepped form with a rectangular-shaped lower layer and a circular-shaped upper layer.

Mizuki (an ancient water fortress in Fukuoka Prefecture) (水城) - The Mizuki was a defense facility built in the mid-seventh century.

Muchikake (Wooden Pegs) (鞭懸) - Muchikake are composed of eight small wooden members, four of which project to the left and four of which project to the right, from the hafu (bargeboard) located underneath the ridge and beside the sasuzao (diagonal braces used to form the triangular frame in many gable pediments) on shinmei-zukuri style buildings.

Munefuda (棟札) - A munefuda is a tag affixed to the inside of buildings such as temples, shrines or private residences, placed in a high position such as on a roof beam, as a record of or to commemorate the construction or renovation of the building.

Murin-an Villa (無鄰菴) - Located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Murin-an Villa is a facility centered on a Japanese garden and is designated as a place of scenic beauty.

Muro no Obaka Tumulus (室大墓古墳) - The Muro no Obaka tumulus is a keyhole-shaped tumulus, located in Gose City, Nara Prefecture, which was constructed in the first half of the middle era of the kofun period (tumulus period).

Musashi Fuchu Kumano Jinja Kofun-Tumulus (武蔵府中熊野神社古墳) - Musashi Fuchu Kamano Jinja Kofun-Tumulus is a dome-shaped grave mound, located in Fuchu City, Tokyo (Tokyo Prefecture).

Museum of Kyoto (京都文化博物館) - Located in Nakagyo Ward in Kyoto City, the Museum of Kyoto was established in commemoration of the 1200th anniversary of Heian Sento (the relocation of the capital to found the Heian capital) to showcase the culture and history of Kyoto.

Museum Yamatobunkakan (大和文華館) - The Museum Yamatobunkakan is a private museum that displays mainly oriental antique arts.

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Nagare-zukuri style (流造) - Nagare-zukuri style is an architectural style of Japanese shrines.

Nagatani Soen Seika (the birthplace of Soen NAGATANI) (永谷宗円生家) - Located at the place (Koaza Sorabiro, Oaza Yuyadani, Ujitawara-cho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto Prefecture) where Soen NAGATANI, who is said to have invented and promoted 'Aosei Sencha Seiho' ('Blue Method' to produce Sencha, or unfermented green tea) in 1738, used to live and the Nagatani family had lived until the Meiji period, Nagatani Soen Seika (the birthplace of Soen) is a facility which was built by local volunteers to preserve his tools for tea production and the remains of his Hoiro (device to heat and dry tea leaves) in 1960.

Nagaya (long house) (長屋) - Nagaya is a style of collective housing.

Nageshi (a horizontal piece of timber) (長押) - A nageshi is a pillar-connecting material used in Japanese-style buildings.

Nakagawa-no-mikuriya Manor (中河御厨) - Nakagawa-no-mikuriya Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) that existed in Mino Province during the Heian and Azuchi-Momoyama periods.

Naniwa Nagara no Toyosaki no Miya Palace (a palace in the ancient capital of Japan in the Asuka period) (難波長柄豊崎宮) - Naniwa Nagara no Toyosaki no Miya Palace was a palace in the capital of Japan in the Asuka period.

Naniwa no Miya (an ancient palace in the Asuka and Nara periods in present Chuo Ward, Osaka City) (難波宮) - Naniwa no Miya was a palace located in the present-day Chuo Ward, Osaka City in the Asuka and Nara periods.

Naniwatsu (Naniwa Port) (難波津) - Naniwatsu indicates a port facility located in the Osaka bay in ancient times.

Nara Hotel (an old established hotel in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (奈良ホテル) - Nara Hotel is an old established hotel which is located in Takabatake Town, Nara City, Nara Prefecture and opened in October, 1909.

Nara National Museum (奈良国立博物館) - Nara National Museum is a museum in Noborioji-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture operated by an Independent Administrative Institution, National Institutes for Cultural Heritage.

Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (奈良文化財研究所) - Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties is a department of National Institutes for Cultural Heritage.

Nara Park (a municipal park in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (奈良公園) - Nara Park is a municipal park stretching at the foot of Mt. Wakakusa in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Nara Prefectural Museum of Art (奈良県立美術館) - Nara Kenritsu Bijutsukan (Nara Prefectural Museum of Art) is the museum in Nara city, Nara prefecture.

Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore (奈良県立民俗博物館) - Nara Prefectural Museum of Folklore is a museum located in Yata-cho, Yamatokoriyama City, Nara Prefecture.

Naramachi (a preservation district of historic buildings in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (ならまち) - Naramachi is a preservation district having groups of historic buildings that extends over the south of the present urban area of Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Naramachi Shiryokan (Street Museum in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (奈良町資料館) - The Naramachi Shiryokan is a privately-run museum located in a corner of Naramachi area, where Machiya (merchant house) built from the early-modern to modern times were lined up in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

National Diet Library (NDL) (国立国会図書館) - The National Diet Library (NDL) provides services for members of Japan's Diet in their research and study, as well as the executive agencies of the government and the general public in Japan.

National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MOMAK) (京都国立近代美術館) - Located in Okazaki-koen Park, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MOMAK), is an art museum operated by the Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art.

Natsumi Hai-ji (the Former Natsumi-ji Temple) (夏見廃寺) - Natsumi Hai-ji is a site of a demolished temple which existed at Natsumi, Nabari City, Mie Prefecture from the Asuka period to the Nara period.

Navy Memorial Museum (海軍記念館) - The Navy Memorial Museum is an exhibition facility located in Maizuru District Headquarters in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Neiraku Art Museum (an art museum in Nara City, Nara Prefecture) (寧楽美術館) - Neiraku Art Museum is an art museum located in Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Nihon no Oni no Koryu Museum (Japanese Oni Museum) (日本の鬼の交流博物館) - Nihon no Oni no Koryu Museum (日本の鬼の交流博物館) (Japanese Oni Museum) is a museum featuring Oni (demon) legends, and is located at the foot of Mt.Oe in Fukuchiyama City (former Oe-cho, Kasa-gun), Kyoto Prefecture.

Nihon-Itaria Kyoto-kaikan (Japan-Italy Kyoto-kaikan) (日本イタリア京都会館) - Nihon-Itaria Kyoto-kaikan (Italian: Centro Culturale Italo Giapponese di Kyoto), located in Kyoto and Osaka, is the foundation that is jointly supervised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.

Niizawa Senzuka-kofun Tumulus Cluster (a large tumulus cluster in Mt. Kaifuki in Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture) (新沢千塚古墳群) - Niizawa Senzuka-kofun Tumulus Cluster is one of the famous large tumulus clusters consisting of over 600 burial mounds in total located Mt. Kaifuki in the southern part of Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture.

Nijo-jo Castle (二条城) - Japanese Castle Data Sheet

Nikka-mon (or Jikka Mon) Gate (日華門) - Nikka-mon (or jikka mon) Gate was one of the naikaku-mon gates that comprised the dairi (Imperial Palace) and was located on the east side of the south garden of the Shishinden Hall (Throne Hall).

Nishitonotsuka-kofun Tumulus (a large keyhole-shaped tomb mound in Nakayama Town, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (西殿塚古墳) - Nishitonotsuka-kofun Tumulus (also known as Nishitonozuka-kofun Tumulus) is a large keyhole-shaped tomb mound in early Kofun period (Tumulus period) in Nakayama Town, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Nishiyama-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Somanouchi Town, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (西山古墳) - Nishiyama-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in Somanouchi Town, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture, and designated as the national historic site.

Nishiyamazuka Tumulus (西山塚古墳) - The Nishiyamazuka tumulus is a keyhole-shaped one located in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Nobori-ishigaki (登り石垣) - Nobori-ishigaki was a method of building stone walls adopted to fortify the defense of Japanese castles that were constructed on the Korean peninsula during Hideyoshi TOYOTOMI's Bunroku-Keicho War.

Noguchino Ono-haka Tumulus (野口王墓) - Noguchino Ono-haka is a Hakkaku-fun (octagonal tumulus) constructed in the end of the Kofun period (tumulus period) located in Asuka-mura, Nara Prefecture.

Nohara Seaside Resort (野原海水浴場) - Nohara Kaisui Yokujo (Nohara Seaside Resort) is a seaside resort facing the Sea of Japan, located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Nomura Art Museum (野村美術館) - Nomura Art Museum is located at 61Nanzenji Shimo-Kawara-cho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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Odoi mound (御土居) - Odoi is a mound built by Hideyoshi TYOTOMI surrounding Kyoto.

Oharida no Miya Palace (小墾田宮) - Oharida no Miya Palace is a palace built during the Reign of the Empress Suiko in ancient Japan.

Oi-no-sho Manor (大井荘) - Oi-no-sho Manor was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) existed in Mino Province during Nara and Muromachi Periods.

OK (フランソア喫茶室) - Located in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Cafe François is a government-registered tangible cultural property (building).

Okamoto no Miya Palace (an ancient Imperial Palace where Emperor Jomei and Empress Saimei lived in seventh century) (岡本宮) - Okamoto no Miya was an Imperial Palace in which Emperor Jomei and Empress Saimei lived in the seventh century.

Okazaki-koen Park (Kyoto City) (岡崎公園 (京都市)) - Okazaki-koen Park is an urban park in Okazaki, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Okochi Sanso Villa (大河内山荘) - Located in Sagano, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Okochi Sanso Villa is a historic site with a Japanese garden.

Omi Shinkanji-kofun Tumulus (a keyhole-shaped mound in Omi-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Gyoda City, Saitama Prefecture) (小見真観寺古墳) - The Omi Shinkanji-kofun Tumulus is a large keyhole-shaped mound located in Omi-kofun Tumuli Cluster in Gyoda City, Saitama Prefecture.

Oni no Manaita and Oni no Setchin (Granite Remains in Asuka Village, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture) (鬼の爼・鬼の雪隠) - The Oni no Manaita (Devil's Chopping Board) and Oni no Setchin (Devil's Toilet) are remains made of granite located in Noguchi (Oni no Manaita), and in Hirata (Oni-no Setchin) of Asuka Village, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture.

Ono-jo Castle (an ancient mountaintop castle in Chikuzen Province) (大野城 (筑前国)) - Ono-jo (also known as Ononoki) Castle was an ancient mountaintop castle (Korean-style mountain castle) constructed in the Asuka period, which was located on Mt. Shioji in Chikuzen Province.

Ordinance for Keeping and Disposal of Castles and Selection of Military Posts (全国城郭存廃ノ処分並兵営地等撰定方) - The Ordinance for Keeping and Disposal of Castles and Selection of Military Posts is an edict and notice of Dajokan (Grand Council of state) issued by the Meiji Government to Okura-sho (Ministry of the Treasury) on January 14, 1873, regarding the property management policies on castles and jinya (regional government office) across the country.

Otaminami Gogo-kofun Tumulus (大田南5号古墳) - Otaminami Gogo-kofun (No.5 kofun) Tumulus is a rectangular tumulus built in the first half term of the middle Kofun period, located in Tango City, Kyoto Prefecture (straddling former Yasaka Town and former Mineyama Town).

Ote-Mon Gate (大手門) - An ote-mon gate is a gate constructed at the most important entrance of a Japanese castle that leads to kuruwa (walls of a castle) such as a ninomaru (second bailey) and a sannomaru (outer part of the castle).

Oten-mon Gate (応天門) - It is written as 応天門 or 應天門.

Otori-zukuri style (大鳥造) - Otori-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Otsu Prince Hotel (大津プリンスホテル) - Otsu Prince Hotel in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture is a business hotel built on the causeway surrounding lake Biwa.

Owari-zukuri style (an architectural style of shrines characteristic of the Owari region) (尾張造) - Owari-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Oyamato Tomb Group (大和古墳群) - The Oyamata tumulus group is located in the southern part of Tenri City of Nara Prefecture

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PLAZA KEIHANNA (けいはんなプラザ) - KEIHANNA PLAZA is a central facility at Kansai Science City (Keihanna Science City) in Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture.

Poppo Land Fukuchiyama Railway Hall (福知山鉄道館ポッポランド) - "Poppo Land" Fukuchiyama Railway Hall is a railway exhibition pavilion in Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture.

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Rajomon (羅城門) - A rajomon was a city gate built at the south end of Suzaku-oji Street (a main street) which ran north and south through the center of ancient jobo (grid-like arrangement of streets and avenues) cities such as Heijo-kyo or Heian-kyo.

Rakuraku-so Hotel (楽々荘) - Rakuraku-so is a hotel using the former Gentaro TANAKA's residence in Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Rakushisha (落柿舎) - Rakushisha (literally, a hut where persimmons fell) is a tea hut belonging to Kyorai MUKAI, a follower of Basho MATSUO, located in Sagano (Ukyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture).

Red Brick Warehouses (舞鶴赤レンガ倉庫群) - The "Red Brick Warehouses" are 12 red brick warehouses located at the former headquarters of the Maizuru Navy Ordnance Corps (舞鶴海軍軍需部本部地区) (now Maizuru Port Waterfront) in Maizuru city, Kyoto Prefecture.

Registered Tangible Cultural Properties (登録有形文化財) - Registered Tangible Cultural Properties are the tangible cultural properties that are registered in the book of registration at the Agency for Cultural Affairs, in accordance with the registration system for cultural properties established under the Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties amended in 1996.

Remains of Kokusei-ji Temple (国清寺跡) - The remains of Kokusei‐ji Temple are remains of a temple of the Kegon Sect in Noshiro City, Akita Prefecture.

Rokaku (a multi-storied building) (楼閣) - Rokaku indicates a multi-storied building.

Rokuhara Yakata Residences (六波羅館) - Rokuhara yakata is the term for indicating the residences that once existed at the foot of Higashi-yama Mountain as a whole.

Rokumei-kan Pavilion (the Deer Cry Pavilion, a palace of social interaction built by the Meiji Government) (鹿鳴館) - Rokumei-kan Pavilion is a place of social interaction built by the Meiji Government in order to receive diplomats and international guests of honor.

Ryokan (Japanese-style inns) (旅館) - A ryokan is a guest house that accommodates visitors for a fee, usually in a Japanese style building with traditional furnishings.

Ryuguhama Seaside Resort (竜宮浜海水浴場) - Ryuguhama Kaisui Yokujo (Ryuguhama Seaside Resort) is a seaside resort facing the Sea of Japan, located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Ryukakuji Iwaya Tumulus (龍角寺岩屋古墳) - Ryukakuji Iwaya Tumulus is a square tumulus in Sakae-cho, Inba-gun, Chiba Prefecture.

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Sabukaze Koyoseki-gun (Sabukaze Old Kiln Site Group) (寒風古窯跡群) - Sabukaze Koyoseki-gun is a group of remains of kilns of Sueki (unglazed ware) in Nagahama, Ushimado-cho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture.

Saigu (a vestal virgin princess serving at the Ise-jingu Shrine and her residence) (斎宮) - "Saigu" (also called Saiku or Itsuki no Miya as well as Iwai no Miya) refers to the residence of Saio (a vestal virgin princess) serving at the Ise-jingu Shrine between ancient times and the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (in Japan).

Sakafuneishi Archeological Site (酒船石遺跡) - The Sakafuneishi Archeological Site is a dig consisting of several pieces of stonework located in Oka, Asuka-mura, Nara Prefecture.

Sakato-jo Castle (坂戸城) - Sakato-jo Castle was a large-scaled yamashiro (a castle located on a mountain) that existed in Minamiuonuma City, Niigata Prefecture.

Sakitatenami Tumulus Group (佐紀盾列古墳群) - The Sakitatenami tumulus group, located in Sofu, Nara City, is a group of tumuli that include many mausoleums of emperors in the Yamato regime operated in the era from the middle to the latter half of the kofun (tumulus) period.

Sakurai Chausuyama-kofun Tumulus (a huge keyhole-shaped mound in the beginning of the early Kofun period [Tumulus period] in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture) (桜井茶臼山古墳) - Sakurai Chausuyama Kofun is a huge keyhole-shaped mound constructed in the beginning of the early Kofun period located in Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture.

Sakutei-ki (descriptions of garden designs) (作庭記) - Sakutei-ki, written during the Heian period, is the oldest book concerning gardens in Japan.

Samida Takarazuka Tumulus (佐味田宝塚古墳) - Samida Takarazuka Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped mound built in the latter half of the earlier Kofun period (tumulus period); it is located in Kawai-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun, Nara Prefecture.

Sanboin Garden of Daigo-ji Temple (醍醐寺三宝院庭園) - Sanboin Garden of Daigo-ji Temple is a Japanese style garden located in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Sandanike-koen Park (三段池公園) - Sandanike-koen is a park located in Fukuchiyama City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Sanden-ji Temple Toshinso (Sanden-ji Temple's stone foundation remain for the central pillar of a pagoda) (山田寺塔心礎) - The remain of Sanden-ji Temple is the stone foundation for the central pillar of a pagoda in the old-days Sanden-ji Temple, established in Asuka period (late 7th century) in Sohara Terajima-cho, Kagamihara City, Gifu Prefecture.

Sando (an approach to a shrine or temple) (参道) - Sando is the road used for visiting a shrine or temple.

Sanjo-ohashi Bridge (三条大橋) - Sanjo-ohashi Bridge is on Sanjo-dori Street in Kyoto City.

Sanjunoto (Three-storey Pagoda) (三重塔) - The Sanjunoto is one of the styles of Buddhist pagoda that hold Shari (Buddha's relics) of Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

Saruishi (Monkey stone; unusual shaped rocks in the tomb of Kibitsu-hime no Okimi) (猿石) - Saruishi are four unusual shaped rocks located in the tomb of Kibitsu-hime no Okimi adjacent to the west of Umeyama-kofun Tumulus (Currently designated as the Mausoleum of Emperor Kinmei).

Satoyama (里山) - Satoyama is a word referring to the state in which there exists an ecosystem that is influenced by peoples in the hills and mountains adjacent to a settlement or habitat, or similar geographical conditions.

Second central wholesale market of Kyoto City (京都市中央卸売市場第二市場) - The second central wholesale market of Kyoto City is specialized in meat.

Seibu-kodo Hall (the west auditorium) of Kyoto University (京都大学西部講堂) - Seibu-Kodo Hall is one of the public health facilities, that is located on the western part of Kyoto University Yoshida Campus.

Seiden (正殿) - A seiden (shoden) is the central building of a palace, a shrine, etc.

Seika Garden City (せいかガーデンシティ) - The Seika garden city, located in Hosono Nishi, Seika-cho Town, Soraku-gun County, Kyoto Prefecture, is a shopping center in front of Hosono Station on the JR Katamachi line (the science city line) and in front of Shin Hosono Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto line.

Seiryoden (清涼殿) - Seiryoden is one of the royal halls in the Inner Palace in Heian-kyo (the ancient capital of Japan in current Kyoto).

Seiyo-kan Buildings (西洋館) - The Japanese term "Seiyo-kan" is used to describe western-style buildings that were built in Japan from the end of the Edo period and the Meiji period onwards.

Sengen-Zukuri Shrine Construction (浅間造) - Sengen-zukuri is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Shaka-do Hall (Shaka-do Temple) (釈迦堂) - Shaka-do hall is a denomination given to the Buddhist stature hall or temples in which a statue of Shaka Nyorai (Buddha Shakamuni) is enshrined as the principle image.

Shibutani Mukoyama Tumulus (渋谷向山古墳) - The Shibutani Mukoyama tumulus is a keyhole-shaped tumulus located in Shibutani-cho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Shiga Prefectural Museum, Biwako Bunkakan (Biwa-ko Lake Cultural Center) (滋賀県立琵琶湖文化館) - Biwako Bunkakan is located in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture.

Shigureden (時雨殿) - Located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Shigureden is a facility for the promotion and exhibition of the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu (the Ogura Anthology of 100 Poems by 100 Poets).

Shijio-ohashi Bridge (四条大橋) - Shijio-ohashi Bridge is on Shijo-dori Street and over the Kamo-gawa River which runs through Kyoto City.

Shijo (支城) - Shijo refers to an outer citadel, fort or fortification built to protect the main castle and perform a backup role.

Shikoroyane Roof (錣屋根) - The shikoroyane roof is a style of Japanese roof.

Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall (島津創業記念資料館) - Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Hall is a museum of Shimazu family history, opened by Shimadzu Corporation in 1975 on the centennial anniversary of its foundationto commemorate its founder Genzo SHIMAZU.

Shin-Puh-Kan (新風館) - Shin-Puh-Kan is a complex commercial facility located at 586-2, Bano-cho, Aneyakoji-dori Sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Nakagyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

Shinden-zukuri (寝殿造) - Shinden-zukuri is a style of architecture used in aristocratic mansions in the Heian period.

Shinjo Futazuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Katsuragi City, Nara Prefecture) (新庄二塚古墳) - Shinjo Futazuka-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in Katsuragi City, Nara Prefecture (former Shinjo Town, Kitakatsuragi County) and is designated as a national historic site.

Shinmei-zukuri style (a term concerning architecture) (神明造) - The shinmei-zukuri style is a style of shrine buildings in Japan.

Shinmeiyama-kofun Tumulus (神明山古墳) - Shinmeiyama-kofun Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped tomb mound made in the latter half of the early kofun (tumulus) period, located in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Shinoridate Castle (志苔館) - Shinoridate Castle is the ruin of a Medieval castle in Hakodate City, Hokkaido.

Shinyama Tumulus (新山古墳) - The Shinyama tumulus is a zenpo-koho (square front, square back) tumulus constructed in the early era of the first half of the Kofun period (tumulus period) and is located in Koryo-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun, Nara Prefecture.

Shioji Plaza (しおじプラザ) - Shioji Plaza is a seaside park on the beachside of Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Shirageyama Tumulus (白米山古墳) - Shirageyama Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped tomb mound located in Yosano-cho, Yosa-gun, Kyoto Prefecture.

Shirakawa Funada/Motonuma Remains Group (白河舟田・本沼遺跡群) - The Shirakawa Funada/Motonuma remains group, located in the northern part of Shiraka City, Fukushima Prefecture, are composed of the Shimousazuka tumulus, the Yajikubo tumulus, and the Funada Nakamichi remains.

Shisendo (詩仙堂) - Shisendo is a National Historic Site located in Sakyo Ward in Kyoto City.

Shitenno-ji Temple Building Layout (四天王寺式伽藍配置) - The Shitenno-ji Temple building layout (Shitenno-ji shiki garan haichi in Japanese) is one of the representative styles of temple building layout in the Asuka period.

Shizuki-jo Castle (指月城) - Shizuki-jo Castle is a Japanese castle.

Shogakuin (奨学院) - Shogakuin was one of the Daigaku-besso in the Heian period.

Shoin-zukuri (書院造) - Shoin-zukuri is one of the Japanese residential architectural styles which were established after the middle of the Muromachi Period.

Shokado (松花堂) - Located in Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture, Shokado houses a Japanese garden and an art museum.

Shoro (a tower housing a big Buddhist bell) (鐘楼) - Shoro or shuro, in which bonsho (a big Buddhist bell) is hung, is placed on the premises of a temple and is used for informing people in the neighborhood of the time by ringing the bell.

Shoryuji-jo Castle (勝竜寺城) - Shoryuji-jo Castle was a castle that existed in Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture between the the Northern and Southern Court and early Edo periods.

Shosoin (正倉院) - Shosoin is a large warehouse with a raised floor in the Azekura-zukuri style (a style of architecture in which the sides of the building are made by placing logs across each other), which is located in the northwest of the Daibutsu-den Hall (the Great Buddha Hall) of Todai-ji Temple in Nara City.

Shuden-zukuri style (主殿造) - Shuden-zukuri style is the term proposed in architectural history for indicating the architectural style of samurai residences during the Muromachi period.

Shunju-za Theater (春秋座) - Shunju-za is a theater located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City on the site of Kyoto Performing Arts Center operated by Kyoto University of Art and Design.

Shunkyoden Hall (春興殿) - Shunkyoden(Syunkoden) Hall was one of the 17 halls of the dairi (Imperial Palace) in the city of Heian-kyo.

Skyland Ikoma (スカイランドいこま) - Skyland Ikoma is a theme park located at the top of Mt. Ikoma in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture.

Sogamae (outer citadel) (総構え) - The sogamae is a castle or fort's outer enclosure or the area that the enclosure surrounds.

Somanouchi-kofun Tumulus Cluster (a tumulus cluster in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (杣之内古墳群) - Somanouchi-kofun Tumulus Cluster is a tumulus cluster in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Sonobe-jo Castle (園部城) - Sonobe-jo Castle is located (initially as Jinya - a government house) in Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Sorinto Pillar (相輪?) - A Sorinto Pillar is a Buddhist facility.

Square Barrows (a square-shaped kofun [tumulus]) (方墳) - A square barrow is a kofun (tumulus) which planar shape is square-shaped.

Square Front, Square Back Tomb Mounds (前方後方墳) - Square front, square back tomb mounds refers to a form of tumuli.

St Agnes' Episcopal Church (Angelican) (聖アグネス教会) - St Agnes' Episcopal Church (Angelican), a church in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, is the cathedral of the Diocese of Kyoto, the Anglican-Episcopal Church of Japan

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Nishijin (カトリック西陣聖ヨゼフ教会) - St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Nishijin, is located in Kamigyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

Suekawa Memorial Hall (末川記念会館) - Suekawa Memorial Hall is a facility of Ritsumeikan whose headquarters are located in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Sugaya-yakata Castle (菅谷館) - Sugaya-yakata Castle was located in Obusuma-gun, Musashi Province (in the Kamakura period, present Ranzan-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture).

Sugiyama-jo Castle (杉山城) - Sugiyama-jo Castle was located in Ranzan-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture.

Sukiya-zukuri (数寄屋造り) - Sukiya-zukuri is one of the Japanese architectural styles, and is characterized as a design of residential house in a sukiya (teahouse) style.

Sumitomo Kakkien (住友活機園) - Sumitomo Kakkien is a historical building located in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture.

Sumiya (角屋) - Sumiya was originally an ageya of Shimabara Yukaku (red-light district).

Sumiyoshi-zukuri style (住吉造) - Sumiyoshi-zukuri style is one of the architectural styles of shrines in Japan.

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery (山崎蒸溜所) - Suntory Yamazaki Distillery is Suntory's whisky distillery located at 5-2-1, Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka Prefecture.

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Taga Steam Locomotive (SL) Park (多賀SLパーク) - Taga Steam Locomotive (SL) Park was at one time the SL Hotel that was located at Binmanji, Taga-cho, Inukami-gun, Saga Prefecture.

Tago hi (Tago Stone Monument in Gunma Prefecture) (多胡碑) - Tago hi is an ancient stone monument in Aza Gomon, Ike, Yoshii Town, Tano County, Gunma Prefecture and designated as a special national historic site.

Taimenjo (Reception Suite) (対面所) - A taimenjo was a place provided in samurai residences since the Muromachi period, and was used during the meeting ceremony between master and servant.

Taira-sanbashi Bridge (平桟橋) - Taira-sanbashi is a landing bridge at Maizuru Port.

Taisha-zukuri style (a term concerning architecture) (大社造) - The taisha-zukuri style is a style of shrine buildings in Japan.

Taka-jo Castle (高城) - Taka-jo Castles existed in Miyazaki Prefecture (former Hyuga Province); there were three castles that had this name.

Takakura-rikkyo Overpass (高倉陸橋) - Takakura-rikkyo is an overpass located on the east side of Kyoto Station.

Takamatsuzuka Tumulus (高松塚古墳) - The Takamatsuzuka Tumulus is a tumulus located in Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture (state-run Askuka Historical National Government Park).

Takaragaike Park Sports Facility Ball Grounds, Kyoto City (京都市宝が池公園運動施設球技場) - Takaragaike Park Sports Facility Ball Grounds, Kyoto City refers to a ball field in Takaragaike Park in Matsugasaki Nishiikenouchi-cho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Takaragaike-koen Park (宝ヶ池公園) - Takaragaike-koen Park is located in Sakyo Ward in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Takase-gawa River Ichi no Funairi (高瀬川一之船入) - Takase-gawa River Ichi no Funairi (an artificially generated cove) is a cove in the Takase-gawa River (in Kyoto Prefecture) that provides a pier for boats.

Takayama Chikurin Park (a bamboo grove park in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture) (高山竹林園) - Takayama Chikurin Park is a garden located in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture.

Takayama Dam (高山ダム) - Takayama Dam is located a short distance upstream from the confluence point of the Yodo-gawa River System stretch of the Kizu-gawa River and its arm Nabari-gawa River in Oaza Takao, Minami Yamashiro-mura, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture.

Takebeyama-jo Castle (建部山城) - Takebeyama-jo Castle existed in Kasa County, Tango Province (now Shimofukui, Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture) during the Muromachi and Sengoku periods (period of warring states).

Takegaki (竹垣) - Takegaki (or Takagaki) is a term used to refer to fences made of bamboo.

Tanabe-jo Castle (Tango Province) (田辺城 (丹後国)) - Tanabe-jo Castle, located in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture, was build between Sengoku Period and Edo Period.

Tango Yura Beach (丹後由良海水浴場) - Tango Yura Beach is located in Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Tataki (三和土) - Tataki is an earthen floor which is made by mixing "tatakitsuchi" (beaten earth) with lime and water, then beating and solidifying it.

Teiji-no-in (亭子院) - Teiji-no-in is the palace in which Emperor Uda who reigned during the Heian period resided after his abdication located on the western side of Nishinotoin-dori Street, in 13-cho and 14-cho, 7-jo/2-bo (where a "jo" is row of sections running east-west and a "bo" is a column of sections running north-south) in Sakyo (the left (eastern) side of the city).

Teikan (Imperial Crown) Style (帝冠様式) - Teikan (Imperial Crown) Style is a Japan-west blended architectural style that is a modern architecture; a reinforced concrete building, which was popular in the early Showa period, with a Japanese tiled roof.

Tenri Municipal Kurozuka Tumulus Museum (天理市立黒塚古墳展示館) - Tenri Municipal Kurozuka Tumulus Museum is a museum in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Tenshu (天守) - Tenshu (天守) refers to a structure that became the symbol of a castle after the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

Terado Otsuka-kofun Tumulus (寺戸大塚古墳) - Terado Otsuka-kofun Tumulus is situated in Nishinooka (Muko-kyuryo Hills), Muko City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Thatch (茅葺) - Kayabuki is a type of roof structure using kaya (grass) (Japanese pampas grass or cogon) as the material for thatching and is also called kaya-thatched roof.

Todaijiyama Kofun Tumulus (東大寺山古墳) - Todaijiyama Kofun is a keyhole-shaped tumulus constructed around the late fourth century corresponding to about the middle of the early Kofun period located in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Toei Movie Land (東映太秦映画村) - Toei Movie Land is a movie theme park located in Uzumasa Higashi Hachigaoka-cho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City.

Togetsu-kyo Bridge (渡月橋) - Togetsu-kyo is a bridge over the Katsura-gawa River in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Tokai Nature Trail (東海自然歩道) - Tokai Nature Trail is a long-distance nature trail that connects the distance of 1,697 km from 'Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park' in Hachioji City, Tokyo Prefecture to 'Meiji no Mori Mino Quasi-National Park' in Minoo City, Osaka Prefecture, extending over 11 prefectures and some 90 municipalities.

Toki-no-sho Manor (多岐荘) - Taki-no-sho Manor (多芸荘) was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) existed in Mino Province in the Heian period or during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods.

Tomb of Anjuhime (安寿姫塚) - Anjuhime is well known from Ogai MORI's novel 'Sanshodayu,' and she rests in the Tomb of Anjuhime.

Toriya Misanzai Tumulus (鳥屋ミサンザイ古墳) - Toriya Misanzai Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped grave mound in Toriya Town, Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture.

Tsubaiotsukayama-kofun Tumulus (椿井大塚山古墳) - Tsubaiotsukayama-kofun is a tumulus located in Yamashiro Town of Kizugawa City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Tsuboi Remains (坪井遺跡) - Tsuboi Remains are the series of remains from the mid to the late Yayoi period, located across Tokiwa-cho, Kashihara City to Daifuku, Sakurai City.

Tsuchimikado-dono Palace (土御門殿) - Tsuchimikado-dono Palace is a Shinden-zukuri style residence built by MINAMOTO no Masanobu.

Tsuijibei (Roofed mud wall) (築地塀) - A tsuijibei is a wall made of rammed earth.

Tsukida no oka (the Imperial Mausoleum of the Emperor Suizei in Nara Prefecture) (衝田岡) - Tsukida no oka is the imperial mausoleum of the Emperor Suizei located in Aza Tanotsubo, Shijo Town, Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture.

Tsukisara no Ki (system of stockades) (都岐沙羅柵) - Tsukisara no Ki (tsukisarasaku, tokisara no ki, tokisara saku) (system of stockades) was a josaku (official defense site) in Koshi Province during ancient Japan.

Tsukiyama Tumulus (Yamato-takada City) (築山古墳 (大和高田市)) - Tsukiyama Tumulus located at of Aza Shiroyama, Tsukiyama, Yamatotakada City, Nara Prefecture, is the ancient Japanese tumulus of a circular shape rear-end with a rectangular frontage.

Tsukubai (traditional facility for tea ceremony) (つくばい) - A tsukubai is one of facilities for Japanese traditional gardens and installed in an entry garden to a teahouse.

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Udatsu (うだつ) - Udatsu (a fire-preventative structural element used in residential houses) (卯建) is a building term and is also written as 宇立.

Uji City Botanical Gardens (宇治市植物公園) - Uji City Botanical Gardens are located in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Uji City Tale of Genji Museum (宇治市源氏物語ミュージアム) - The Uji City Tale of Genji Museum in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture is a museum run by Uji City in order to collect and preserve materials related to the 'Genji Monogatari' (Tale of Genji).

Uji-bashi Bridge (宇治橋) - Uji-bashi Bridge runs across the Uji-gawa River in Uji City of Kyoto Prefecture, and legend has it that it was first built in 646.

Ujibashi Danpi Monument (宇治橋断碑) - Ujibashi Danpi Monument is a stone plate on which the origin of the Uji-bashi bridge is described, located at Hashi-dera Hojoin Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Umami-kofun Tumuli Cluster (Tumuli Cluster around Umami-kyuryo Hill) (馬見古墳群) - The Umami-kofun Tumuli Cluster was constructed around the Umami-kyuryo Hill which was stretched from Kawai Town, Koryo Town of Kitakatsuragi County to Yamato Takada City, Nara Prefecture, in the southwest area of the Nara Basin.

Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum (梅小路蒸気機関車館) - The Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum is a preservation and display facility for steam locomotives, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West Japan), located in Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Umekoji-koen Park (梅小路公園) - Umekoji-koen Park is located across Kankiji Town, Hachijo Bomon Town and Umekojikashira Town in Shimogyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City.

Umeyama Tumulus (梅山古墳) - Umeyama Tumulus lies at Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture.

Uocchi Kan (魚っ知館) - Uocchi Kan is an aquarium located in Odashukuno, Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Uryuyama Castle (瓜生山城) - Uryuyama Castle is a yamashiro (a castle on a mountain) that was built on Uryu-yama Mountain (with a height of 301m above sea level) in present Kiyozawaguchi-cho, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City (Otagi County, Yamashiro Province at that time) in the Sengoku period (period of warring states).

Uwanabe-kofun Tumulus (a keyhole-shaped mound in Hokkeji Town, Nara City) (ウワナベ古墳) - Uwanabe-kofun Tumulus is a large keyhole-shaped mound located in Hokkeji Town, north of Heijo-kyu Palace Site in Nara City.

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Vocational Museum (私のしごと館) - The Vocational Museum provides young people with work experience, recruitment information, and vocational counseling.

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Wachigaiya (the name of a tea house) (輪違屋) - Wachigaiya is an okiya (geisha dwelling) and machiai-jaya (tea house to lend seats and tables, or rooms) that even now operates in Shimabara, a hanamachi (geisha district) in Kyoto.

Wakasa Bay Quasi-National Park (若狭湾国定公園) - Wakasa Bay Quasi-National Park was designated as covering an area which includes the coastline around Wakasa Bay from the left bank of the mouth of the Shono-kawa River in Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture, to the right bank of the mouth of the Yura-gawa River in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Wayo Architecture (和様建築) - Wayo Architecture refers to a temple architectural style which had been used in temple architecture in Japan as contrasted with the architectural style (Daibutsu-yo (Buddhist architecture style), Zenshu-yo (Zen-sect-style architecture)) that was introduced from China in the Kamakura period.

Wayo-secchu (Japanese Hybrid Style) Architecture (和洋折衷建築) - Wayo-secchu (Japanese Hybrid Style) architecture refers to buildings constructed in modern Japan that intentionally blend elements of Japanese and Western architecture.

Westin Miyako, Kyoto (ウェスティン都ホテル京都) - The Westin Miyako, Kyoto is the highest-class hotel located along Sanjo-dori Street in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City.

WINS Kyoto (ウインズ京都) - Located in Higashiyama-ku Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, WINS Kyoto is an off-course betting facility of horse race.

World Brick Museum (赤れんが博物館) - The World Brick Museum is a museum in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture that collects and exhibits bricks to show a wide variety of their features.

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Yagi-jo Castle (Tanba Province) (八木城 (丹波国)) - Yagi-jo Castle was a castle which existed in the vicinity of Yagi, Yagi-cho, Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture and Kozaki, Miyazaki-cho, Kameoka City.

Yagura (fortress turret) (櫓 (城郭)) - Yagura refers to a turret, built in a fortress, as a guard tower or a watchtower.

Yagyu no Tokusei Hibun (The Inscription of Tokusei at Yagyu) (柳生の徳政碑文) - Yagyu no Tokusei Hibun is an inscription on the stone monument found at Yagyu Town, Nara City, Nara Prefecture.

Yakuboku (役木) - Yakuboku are trees which are planted in a Japanese garden to create a certain mood.

Yamajiro (mountain castles) (山城) - Yamajiro refers to castles built on steep mountains.

Yamato Tenjinyama-kofun Tumulus (a keyhole-shaped mound in the beginning of the early Kofun period [Tumulus period] in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (大和天神山古墳) - Yamato Tenjinyama-kofun Tumulus is a keyhole-shaped tumulus constructed in the beginning of the early Kofun period located in Yanagimoto-cho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Yamatomune (大和棟) - Yamatomune, or Takaheizukuri, is one of the architectural styles of Japanese private houses.

Yamazaki-bashi Bridge (山崎橋) - Yamazaki-bashi Bridge, also referred as Yamasaki-hashi Bridge is the name of several bridges in Japan.

Yanagimoto Otsuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture) (柳本大塚古墳) - The Yanagimoto Otsuka-kofun Tumulus is an ancient tomb located in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture.

Yanagimoto-kofun Tumulus Cluster (a Tumulus Cluster in Yanagimoto Town, Tenri City) (柳本古墳群) - Yanagimoto-kofun Tumulus Cluster is a tumulus cluster of early Kofun period (tumulus period) in Yanagimoto Town, Tenri City.

Yashima Castle (屋嶋城) - The Yashima-no-ki castle or Yashima castle is an ancient mountain castle once existed in Yashima, the Sanuki Province (present Yashima, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture).

Yodo kojo Castle (淀古城) - The Yodo kojo Castle is a castle which was located at Noso Kitashirobori, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Yodo-jo Castle (淀城) - Yodo-jo Castle was a castle which used to be in present Fushimi Ward in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture.

Yojiya (よーじや) - Yojiya is the name of a company, with its head office in Kyoto City, dealing in Japanese cosmetic products, typically facial oil blotting paper, and also its brand name.

Yokooji family house (横大路家住宅) - The Yokooji family house is a historical example of architecture located in Kaminofu, Shingu-machi, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture.

Yomei Bunko Library (陽明文庫) - Located in Utano Kaminotani-cho of Ukyo-ku Ward, Kyoto City, Yomei Bunko is a particular kind of library.

Yorakukansuzuka-kofun Tumulus (a tumulus in the late Kofun period in Takatori Town, Nara Prefecture) (与楽鑵子塚古墳) - Yorakukansuzuka-kofun Tumulus is a tumulus in Takatori Town, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture, which was constructed in the late Kofun period (tumulus period).

Yorimasa-zuka Tumulus (頼政塚) - Built on a small hill in present day Nishi-Tsutsujigaoka-cho, Kameoka City, the Yorimasa-zuka Tumulus is the Kubizuka (tomb of the head) of MINAMOTO no Yorimasa of the Tada-Genji (Minamoto clan), who died an untimely death towards the end of the Heian period.

Yosemune-zukuri (寄棟造) - Yosemune-zukuri is a form of roof which has four sloping faces.

Yuminoki-jo Castle (弓木城) - Yuminoki-jo Castle was a castle in Tango Province (present-day Iwataki, Yosano-cho, Kyoto Prefecture).

Yurinkan Museum (藤井斉成会有鄰館) - The Yurinkan Museum, located in Okazaki, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, is a private facility that is mainly dedicated to ancient Chinese art works.

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Zuto (the earthen tower in Takabatake Town, Nara City) (頭塔) - Zuto is the earthen tower in Takabatake Town, Nara City.