×

[PR]この広告は3ヶ月以上更新がないため表示されています。
ホームページを更新後24時間以内に表示されなくなります。

Information

Name:Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
Area:East Asia
Country:Japan
Registered Year:2004 
Type:Natural Heritage
Criteria:(ix)(x)
See description of criteria
Brief Description:
Set in the dense forests of the Kii Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean, three sacred sites - Yoshino and Omine, Kumano Sanzan, and Koyasan - linked by pilgrimage routes to the ancient capital cities of Nara and Kyoto, reflect the fusion of Shinto, rooted in the ancient tradition of nature worship in Japan, and Buddhism, which was introduced to Japan from China and the Korean peninsula. The sites (495.3-ha) and their surrounding forest landscape reflect a persistent and extraordinarily well-documented tradition of sacred mountains over 1,200 years. The area, with its abundance of streams, rivers and waterfalls, is still part of the living culture of Japan and is much visited for ritual purposes and hiking, with up to 15 million visitors annually. Each of the three sites contains shrines, some of which were founded as early as the 9th century.

Search Result by Google

Search result

Map

Map result

Comment

Image/Moive search result

Loading...
Image and Movie Result

Menu

from Alphabet

A B C D E
F G H I J
K L M N O
P Q R S T
U V W X
Y Z