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Happy New Year. For the first time, please go to the shrine and temple of “the World Heritage Site of the Ancient Capital of Nara”.
A model course for visiting the World Heritage Site of the Ancient Capital of Nara is now available.
Online voting for the ‘Ancient Nara’s Cultural Assets: Eight New Views of the Southern Capital’ is now open.
We look forward to receiving many submissions.
A special site commemorating the 25th anniversary of the registration of the cultural assets of ancient Nara as a World Heritage Site has been opened.
Historical Monuments of Ancient Nara
Representing Nara City, Todaiji Temple, Kohfukuji Temple, Kasugataisha Shrine, Kasugayama Primeval Forest, Gangoji Temple, Yakushiji Temple, Toshodaiji Temple,
and the Former Site of Heijo Palace are UNESCO World Heritage sites registered as "Cultural Properties of Ancient Nara."
In 1998, they were inscribed on the World Heritage list, and 2023 marks the 25th anniversary of their registration.
To celebrate, there will be commemorative events and opportunities to purchase a combined admission ticket and special Goshuin stamps.
We invite you to visit Nara City during this special occasion.