Archaeological site, Far Eastern
The Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) represent the imperial capital of Japan and formed the center of Japanese culture for thousand years (from 794).
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The Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara comprise Buddhist and Shinto religious buildings that show the evolution of Japanese architecture.
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The Citadel of Ho Dynasty are the remains of a late 14th century castle constructed from stone blocks.
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The Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu are a group of 9 stone monuments and archeological sites on the island of Okinawa.
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Gyeongju Historic Areas, comprising the former capital of the Shilla Kingdom, is a repository of ancient cultural treasures.
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The “Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom” consists of three former capitals and 40 tombs.
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The Site of Xanadu encompasses the remains of Kublai Khan’s legendary summer capital of the Yuan Dynasty.
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Yin Xu is an archaeological site containing the remains of Yin, the last capital of China's Shang Dynasty (1766 BC - 1050 BC).
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