Chichen Itza
Tanum
Sagarmatha
Mostar
Gebel Berkal
Qin

World Heritage Site

for World Heritage Travellers

Built or owned by Japanese

Outside the boundaries of Japan and its territories.

The connection belongs to Trivia connections.

Connected Sites

  • Baekje Historic Areas: Mireuksa Temple Pagoda, in 1914 the Japanese government supported it with a concrete backing.
  • Bikini Atoll: "In the early 1900's the Japanese began to administer the Marshall Islands.... The Bikini islanders' life of harmony drew to an abrupt close when the Japanese decided to build and maintain a watchtower on their island to guard against an American invasion of the Marshalls."
  • Central Highlands: the big Japanese Peace Pagoda at the foot of Adam's Peak, Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
  • Changdeokgung Palace Complex: In 1920 The Japanese regime destroyed parts of the complex and a Japanese building was constructed in the palace courtyard.
  • Hoi An: Japanese bridge
  • Kandy: Golden Roof of Temple of Tooth
  • Kew Gardens: Chokushi-Mon  Link
  • Kinabalu Park: Kinabalu Park's Poring Hot Spring Garden was discovered and developed by Japanese Army during WWII for their recreation.
  • Lushan National Park: Japanese villa
  • Macao: St. Paul: "The ruins now consist of the southern stone fa├žade .. intricately carved between 1620 and 1627 by Japanese Christians in exile from their homeland" (Wiki)
  • Melaka and George Town: GeorgeTown, Penang had little Japanese community officially since 1915 along Cintra Road which locals called the Little Japan Street  Link
  • Rock Islands: Japanese military ship wrecks from WWII

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