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Author Durian
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#61 | Posted: 31 Jul 2018 23:43 
elsslots:
Jomon sites for 2020

This is still not certain, two different committees will propose Jomon and Amami Islands to the government final decision. This is the result of new policy of WHC that only 1 site per country.

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#62 | Posted: 7 Sep 2018 10:47 
Typhoon damaged WHSs in Kyoto and Nara

Initial report : some damages at Nara's Kasuga Taisha Shrine, Kyoto's Shimogama Shrine, Nijo Castle, Ninnaji Temple.

http://www.asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles/AJ201809050023.html

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#63 | Posted: 7 Sep 2018 20:35 | Edited by: Durian 
More damages report from WHSs of Nijo Castle, To-ji and Nishi Honganji Temple

https://www.asahi.com/sp/articles/ASL9556XQL95PLZB01N.html

400 years old "mother tree" of WHS of Shirakami Sanchi also broken down by the strong wind.

https://www.nikkansports.com/m/general/news/201809070000764_m.html?mode=all

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#64 | Posted: 7 Sep 2018 20:50 

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#65 | Posted: 7 Sep 2018 20:54 
Roof damage at Kimpusan-ji Temple (part of WHS Kii Mountain)

https://www.sankei.com/smp/west/news/180906/wst1809060040-s1.html

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#66 | Posted: 5 Jan 2019 21:51 | Edited by: Durian 
WHS Nara's Kofukuji rebuilt hall which burned down in 1717!

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201810190003.html

in 2017 another Nara WHS's Yakushiji rebuilt Jikido Hall which burned down around 1700!

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170510/p2a/00m/0na/004000c

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