List of Historic Sites of Japan (Kyōto)

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This list is of the Historic Sites of Japan located within the Urban Prefecture of Kyōto.[1]

National Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 August 2019, ninety-six Sites have been designated as being of national significance (including three *Special Historic Sites); Ishinokarato Kofun and Nara-yama Tile Kiln Sites span the prefectural borders with Nara and Lake Biwa Canal those with Shiga.[2][3]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
*Jishō-ji (Ginkaku-ji) Gardens
慈照寺(銀閣寺)庭園
Jishōji (Ginkakuji) teien
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Jishōji (Ginkakuji) Gardens
35°01′36″N 135°47′54″E / 35.02665809°N 135.79825819°E / 35.02665809; 135.79825819 (Jishōji (Ginkakuji) Gardens) 8 1658
*Rokuon-ji (Kinkaku-ji) Gardens
鹿苑寺(金閣寺)庭園
Rokuonji (Kinkakuji) teien
Kita-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Rokuonji (Kinkakuji) Gardens
35°02′23″N 135°43′43″E / 35.03965336°N 135.72860907°E / 35.03965336; 135.72860907 (Rokuonji (Kinkakuji) Gardens) 8 1657
*Daigo-ji Sanbō-in Gardens
醍醐寺三宝院庭園
Daigoji Sanbō-in teien
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Daigoji Sanbō-in Gardens
34°57′07″N 135°49′10″E / 34.95190471°N 135.8195443°E / 34.95190471; 135.8195443 (Daigoji Sanbō-in Gardens) 8 1660
Itō Jinsai Residence Site and Archive
伊藤仁斎宅(古義堂)跡ならびに書庫
Itō Jinsai taku (Kogidō) ato narabini shoko
Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto 35°01′14″N 135°45′09″E / 35.02067854°N 135.75238704°E / 35.02067854; 135.75238704 (Itō Jinsai Residence Site and Archive) 4, 8 1639
Uji River Taikō Embankment Site
宇治川太閤堤跡
Uji-gawa taikō zutsumi ato
Uji
Uji River Taikō Embankment Site
34°53′46″N 135°48′18″E / 34.89617091°N 135.8049525°E / 34.89617091; 135.8049525 (Uji River Taikō Embankment Site) 6 00003644
Otokuni Kofun Cluster
乙訓古墳群
Otokuni kofun-gun
Kyōto, Mukō, Nagaokakyō, Ōyamazaki designation comprises eleven mounds: Tennō-no-Mori Kofun (天皇の杜古墳), Terado Ōtsuka Kofun (寺戸大塚古墳), Itsukahara Kofun (五塚原古墳), Moto-Inari Kofun (元稲荷古墳), Nanjō Kofun (南条古墳), Mozume Kurumazuka Kofun (物集女車塚古墳), Igenoyama Kofun (恵解山古墳), Inouchi Kurumazuka Kofun (井ノ内車塚古墳), Inouchi Inarizuka Kofun (井ノ内稲荷塚古墳), Imazato Ōtsuka Kofun (今里大塚古墳), and Torii-mae Kofun (鳥居前古墳)
Otokuni Kofun Cluster
34°58′39″N 135°41′23″E / 34.97750292°N 135.68968131°E / 34.97750292; 135.68968131 (Otokuni Kofun Cluster) 1 1638
Kada no Azumamaro Former Residence
荷田春満旧宅
Kada no Azumamaro kyū-taku
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto
Kada no Azumamaro Former Residence
34°58′01″N 135°46′22″E / 34.96682884°N 135.77274719°E / 34.96682884; 135.77274719 (Kada no Azumamaro Former Residence) 1 1641
Kamomioya Jinja (Shimogamo Jinja) Precinct
賀茂御祖神社境内
Kamo-mioya Jinja keidai
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Kamomioya Jinja Precinct
35°02′18″N 135°46′22″E / 35.03831434°N 135.77290564°E / 35.03831434; 135.77290564 (Kamomioya Jinja Precinct) 3 1746
Kamowakeikazuchi Jinja (Kamigamo Jinja) Precinct
賀茂別雷神社境内
Kamo-wakeikazuchi Jinja keidai
Kita-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Kamowakeikazuchi Jinja Precinct
35°04′37″N 135°45′02″E / 35.07685999°N 135.75066182°E / 35.07685999; 135.75066182 (Kamowakeikazuchi Jinja Precinct) 3 1753
Mount Kasagi
笠置山
Kasagi-yama
Kasagi also a Place of Scenic Beauty; in Kasagiyama Prefectural Natural Park
Mount Kasagi
34°45′24″N 135°56′38″E / 34.75665767°N 135.94378816°E / 34.75665767; 135.94378816 (Mount Kasagi) 2, 3, 7 1680
Katagihara Haiji Site
樫原廃寺跡
Katagihara Haiji ato
Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto
Katagihara Haiji Site
34°58′14″N 135°41′26″E / 34.97045547°N 135.69054579°E / 34.97045547; 135.69054579 (Katagihara Haiji Site) 3 1729
Iwakura Tomomi Former Residence
岩倉具視幽棲旧宅
Iwakura Tomomi Yūsei kyū-taku
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Iwakura Tomomi Former Residence
35°04′42″N 135°46′59″E / 35.07836841°N 135.78302279°E / 35.07836841; 135.78302279 (Iwakura Tomomi Former Residence) 8 1679
Kuse Haiji Site
久世廃寺跡
Kuse haiji ato
Jōyō 34°51′35″N 135°46′48″E / 34.859779°N 135.779984°E / 34.859779; 135.779984 (Kuse Haiji Site) 3 00003595
Kutsukawa Kofun Cluster
久津川古墳群
Kutsukawa kofun-gun
Jōyō designation comprises four mounds: Kutsukawa Kurumazuka Kofun (久津川車塚), Maruzuka Kofun (丸塚古墳), Bashōzuka Kofun (芭蕉塚古墳), and Kuse Shōgakkō Kofun (久世小学校古墳)
Kutsukawa Kofun Cluster
34°51′53″N 135°46′44″E / 34.86484948°N 135.77885056°E / 34.86484948; 135.77885056 (Kutsukawa Kofun Cluster) 1 1741
Nijō-jō
旧二条離宮(二条城)
kyū-Nijō rikyū (Nijō-jō)
Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Nijō-jō
35°00′49″N 135°44′49″E / 35.013527°N 135.74693253°E / 35.013527; 135.74693253 (Nijō-jō) 2, 8 1695
Kuni-kyō Palace Site (Yamashiro Kokunbun-ji Site)
恭仁宮跡(山城国分寺跡)
Kunikyū seki (Yamashiro Kokubunji ato)
Kizugawa provincial temple of Yamashiro Province
Kuni-kyō Palace Site (Yamashiro Kokunbunji Site)
34°45′57″N 135°51′44″E / 34.76572541°N 135.86229234°E / 34.76572541; 135.86229234 (Kuni-kyō Palace Site (Yamashiro Kokunbunji Site)) 2, 3 1712
Kyōōgokokuji (Tō-ji) Precinct
教王護国寺境内
Kyōōgokokuji keidai
Minami-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Kyōōgokokuji Precinct
34°58′52″N 135°44′52″E / 34.98111242°N 135.74768902°E / 34.98111242; 135.74768902 (Kyōōgokokuji Precinct) 2, 3 1685
Gyokuhō-in Gardens
玉鳳院庭園
Gyokuhō-in teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Myōshin-ji 35°01′21″N 135°43′18″E / 35.02263807°N 135.72164504°E / 35.02263807; 135.72164504 (Gyokuhō-in Gardens) 8 1673
Kontai-ji Precinct
金胎寺境内
Kontaiji keidai
Wazuka
Kontaiji Precinct
34°49′48″N 135°54′34″E / 34.82991735°N 135.90944672°E / 34.82991735; 135.90944672 (Kontaiji Precinct) 2 1686
Kurusu Tile Kiln Site
栗栖野瓦窯跡
Kurusu no kawara gama ato
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Kurusu Tile Kiln Site
35°03′52″N 135°46′23″E / 35.06435794°N 135.77296467°E / 35.06435794; 135.77296467 (Kurusu Tile Kiln Site) 6 1683
Keishun-in Gardens
桂春院庭園
Keishun-in teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Myōshin-ji
Keishun-in Gardens
35°01′29″N 135°43′21″E / 35.02458885°N 135.72254557°E / 35.02458885; 135.72254557 (Keishun-in Gardens) 8 1677
Kohōan Gardens
孤篷庵庭園
Kohōan teien
Kita-ku also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Daitoku-ji
Kohōan Gardens
35°02′35″N 135°44′23″E / 35.04305032°N 135.73972461°E / 35.04305032; 135.73972461 (Kohōan Gardens) 8 1653
Odoi
御土居
Odoi
Kita-ku, Nakagyō-ku, Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto
Odoi
35°02′46″N 135°44′10″E / 35.04597828°N 135.73599811°E / 35.04597828; 135.73599811 (Odoi) 2 1667
Kōzan-ji Precinct
高山寺境内
Kōsanji keidai
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Kōzanji Precinct
35°03′36″N 135°40′42″E / 35.06005783°N 135.67825269°E / 35.06005783; 135.67825269 (Kōzanji Precinct) 3 1722
Takase River First Port
高瀬川一之船入
Takase-gawa ichi-no-funairi
Nakagyō-ku
Takase River First Port
35°00′44″N 135°46′11″E / 35.01230043°N 135.76983032°E / 35.01230043; 135.76983032 (Takase River First Port) 6 1684
Kōdai-ji Gardens
高台寺庭園
Kōdaiji teien
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty
Kōdaiji Gardens
35°00′03″N 135°46′55″E / 35.00071875°N 135.78195949°E / 35.00071875; 135.78195949 (Kōdaiji Gardens) 8 1661
Koma-dera Site
高麗寺跡
Komadera ato
Kizugawa
Komadera Site
34°44′58″N 135°49′40″E / 34.7495759°N 135.8278186°E / 34.7495759; 135.8278186 (Komadera Site) 3 1697
Tsukuriyama Kofun
作山古墳
Tsukuriyama kofun
Yosano
Tsukuriyama Kofun
35°30′21″N 135°06′18″E / 35.50579517°N 135.10512969°E / 35.50579517; 135.10512969 (Tsukuriyama Kofun) 1 1669
Yamashina Hongan-ji and Nanden Site
山科本願寺跡及び南殿跡
Yamashina Honganji oyobi Nanden ato
Yamashina-ku, Kyoto
Yamashina Honganji and Nanden Site
34°59′04″N 135°49′20″E / 34.98444051°N 135.82218118°E / 34.98444051; 135.82218118 (Yamashina Honganji and Nanden Site) 3 3426
Ubusunayama Kofun
産土山古墳
Ubusunayama kofun
Kyōtango
Ubusunayama Kofun
35°44′29″N 135°06′43″E / 35.74141207°N 135.11187587°E / 35.74141207; 135.11187587 (Ubusunayama Kofun) 1 1713
Kisaichi Maruyama Kofun
私市円山古墳
Kisaichi Maruyama kofun
Ayabe
Kisaichi Maruyama Kofun
35°18′54″N 135°11′47″E / 35.3150414°N 135.19643677°E / 35.3150414; 135.19643677 (Kisaichi Maruyama Kofun) 1 1755
Shisen-dō
詩仙堂
Shisendō
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Shisendō
35°02′37″N 135°47′46″E / 35.04350162°N 135.7960837°E / 35.04350162; 135.7960837 (Shisendō) 8 1665
Jishō-ji (Ginkaku-ji) Old Precinct
慈照寺(銀閣寺)旧境内
Jishōji (Ginkakuji) kyū-keidai
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Jishōji (Ginkakuji) Old Precinct
35°01′36″N 135°47′53″E / 35.02665903°N 135.79804366°E / 35.02665903; 135.79804366 (Jishōji (Ginkakuji) Old Precinct) 3, 8 1671
Shibagahara Kofun
芝ヶ原古墳
Shibagahara kofun
Jōyō
Shibagahara Kofun
34°51′46″N 135°47′01″E / 34.8628959°N 135.78366251°E / 34.8628959; 135.78366251 (Shibagahara Kofun) 1 1750
Hebizuka Kofun
蛇塚古墳
Hebizuka kofun
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Hebizuka Kofun
35°00′43″N 135°42′01″E / 35.01196435°N 135.70015232°E / 35.01196435; 135.70015232 (Hebizuka Kofun) 1 1736
Shōka-dō and Site
松花堂およびその跡
Shōkadō oyobi sono ato
Yawata
Shōkadō and Site
34°52′47″N 135°42′05″E / 34.87961133°N 135.70136769°E / 34.87961133; 135.70136769 (Shōkadō and Site) 8 1714
Jōruri-ji Gardens
浄瑠璃寺庭園
Jōruriji teien
Kizugawa also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty
Jōruriji Gardens
34°42′56″N 135°52′24″E / 34.71558962°N 135.87342482°E / 34.71558962; 135.87342482 (Jōruriji Gardens) 8 1721
Moriyama Site
森山遺跡
Moriyama iseki
Jōyō 34°50′36″N 135°47′27″E / 34.84332094°N 135.7908968°E / 34.84332094; 135.7908968 (Moriyama Site) 1 1738
Shinjuan Gardens
真珠庵庭園
Shinjuan teien
Kita-ku, Kyoto 35°02′39″N 135°44′48″E / 35.04429797°N 135.74668459°E / 35.04429797; 135.74668459 (Shinjuan Gardens) 8 1651
Shinsen-en
神泉苑
Shinsen-en
Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto
Shinsen-en
35°00′42″N 135°44′53″E / 35.01162401°N 135.74815912°E / 35.01162401; 135.74815912 (Shinsen-en) 3, 8 1689
Shinmeiyama Kofun
神明山古墳
Shinmeiyama kofun
Kyōtango
Shinmeiyama Kofun
35°44′07″N 135°06′40″E / 35.73514397°N 135.11109545°E / 35.73514397; 135.11109545 (Shinmeiyama Kofun) 1 1646
Kamio-dera Site
神雄寺跡
Kamiodera ato
Kizugawa 34°43′33″N 135°49′30″E / 34.725738°N 135.825098°E / 34.725738; 135.825098 (Kamiodera Site) 3 00003897
Ninna-ji Gosho Site
仁和寺御所跡
Ninnaji gosho ato
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4] 35°01′50″N 135°42′50″E / 35.03046733°N 135.71380739°E / 35.03046733; 135.71380739 (Ninnaji Gosho Site) 2 1691
Zuishin-in Precinct
随心院境内
Zuishin-in keidai
Yamashina-ku, Kyoto
Zuishin-in Precinct
34°57′33″N 135°48′58″E / 34.95921553°N 135.81611615°E / 34.95921553; 135.81611615 (Zuishin-in Precinct) 3 1723
Shōdō Government Office Site
正道官衙遺跡
Shōdō kanga iseki
Jōyō
Shōdō Government Office Site
34°51′37″N 135°47′04″E / 34.86021308°N 135.78431369°E / 34.86021308; 135.78431369 (Shōdō Government Office Site) 2 1732
Shōgo-in Former Temporary Imperial Palace
聖護院旧仮皇居
Shōgoin kyū-kari kōkyo
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Shōgo-in Former Temporary Imperial Palace
35°01′08″N 135°46′50″E / 35.0188746°N 135.78058489°E / 35.0188746; 135.78058489 (Shōgo-in Former Temporary Imperial Palace) 2 1688
Hijirizuka Kofun - Ayamezuka Kofun
聖塚・菖蒲塚古墳
Hijirizuka・Ayamezuka kofun
Ayabe
Hijirizuka Kofun - Ayamezuka Kofun
35°19′22″N 135°16′21″E / 35.32270263°N 135.27257292°E / 35.32270263; 135.27257292 (Hijirizuka Kofun - Ayamezuka Kofun) 1 1752
Sai-ji Site
西寺跡
Saiji ato
Minami-ku, Kyoto
Saiji Site
34°58′50″N 135°44′17″E / 34.98065994°N 135.73792185°E / 34.98065994; 135.73792185 (Saiji Site) 3 1636
Saihō-ji Gardens
西芳寺庭園
Saihōji teien
Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Saihōji Gardens
34°59′33″N 135°41′04″E / 34.99246978°N 135.68431595°E / 34.99246978; 135.68431595 (Saihōji Gardens) 8 1648
Shōren-in Temporary Imperial Palace
青蓮院旧仮御所
Shōren-in kyū-kari gosho
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Shōren-in Temporary Imperial Palace
35°00′26″N 135°47′01″E / 35.00732212°N 135.78374875°E / 35.00732212; 135.78374875 (Shōren-in Temporary Imperial Palace) 2 1699
Iwashimizu Hachimangū Precinct
石清水八幡宮境内
Iwashimizu Hachimangū keidai
Yawata
Iwashimizu Hachimangū Precinct
34°52′47″N 135°42′00″E / 34.879638°N 135.700024°E / 34.879638; 135.700024 (Iwashimizu Hachimangū Precinct) 3 00003749
Ishikawa Jōzan Grave
石川丈山
Ishikawa Jōzan haka
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto 35°02′24″N 135°47′50″E / 35.04006522°N 135.79716106°E / 35.04006522; 135.79716106 (Ishikawa Jōzan Grave) 7 1663
Akasakaimai Tumuli
赤坂今井墳墓
Akasakaimai funbo
Kyōtango
Akasakaimai Tumuli
35°38′37″N 135°03′02″E / 35.64352407°N 135.05062262°E / 35.64352407; 135.05062262 (Akasakaimai Tumuli) 1 00003541
Chitose Kurumazuka Kofun
千歳車塚古墳
Chitose Kurumazuka kofun
Kameoka
Chitose Kurumazuka Kofun
35°03′25″N 135°34′15″E / 35.05698296°N 135.57071089°E / 35.05698296; 135.57071089 (Chitose Kurumazuka Kofun) 1 1745
Mount Funaoka
船岡山
Funaoka-yama
Kita-ku, Kyoto
Mount Funaoka
35°02′21″N 135°44′33″E / 35.03922553°N 135.74240953°E / 35.03922553; 135.74240953 (Mount Funaoka) 2 1725
Taizō-in Gardens
退蔵院庭園
Taizō-in teien
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Myōshin-ji
Taizō-in Gardens
35°01′19″N 135°43′09″E / 35.02182755°N 135.71904436°E / 35.02182755; 135.71904436 (Taizō-in Gardens) 8 1676
Daikaku-ji Imperial Palace Site
大覚寺御所跡
Daikakuji gosho ato
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Daikakuji Imperial Palace Site
35°00′26″N 135°47′01″E / 35.00732212°N 135.78374875°E / 35.00732212; 135.78374875 (Daikakuji Imperial Palace Site) 2 1692
Ōyamazaki Tile Kiln Site
大山崎瓦窯跡
Ōyamazaki kawara gama ato
Ōyamazaki 34°53′47″N 135°41′00″E / 34.89636713°N 135.68339578°E / 34.89636713; 135.68339578 (Ōyamazaki Tile Kiln Site) 6 00003471
Ōsumi Kurumazuka Kofun
大住車塚古墳
Ōsumi Kurumazuka kofun
Kyōtanabe 34°50′18″N 135°44′53″E / 34.83841188°N 135.74808138°E / 34.83841188; 135.74808138 (Ōsumi Kurumazuka Kofun) 1 1731
Daisen-in Shoin Gardens
大仙院書院庭園
Daisen-in shoin teien
Kita-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Daitoku-ji
Daisen-in Shoin Gardens
35°02′41″N 135°44′44″E / 35.04483514°N 135.74557926°E / 35.04483514; 135.74557926 (Daisen-in Shoin Gardens) 8 1652
Daitoku-ji Precinct
大徳寺境内
Daitokuji keidai
Kita-ku, Kyoto
Daitokuji Precinct
35°00′42″N 135°46′05″E / 35.01164444°N 135.76818027°E / 35.01164444; 135.76818027 (Daitokuji Precinct) 3, 8 00003960
Daitoku-ji Hōjō Gardens
大徳寺方丈庭園
Daitokuji hōjō teien
Kita-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty 35°02′38″N 135°44′46″E / 35.0439901°N 135.74624162°E / 35.0439901; 135.74624162 (Daitoku-ji Hōjō Gardens) 8 1650
Daigo-ji Precinct
醍醐寺境内
Daigoji keidai
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Daigoji Precinct
34°57′05″N 135°49′16″E / 34.95135009°N 135.82098469°E / 34.95135009; 135.82098469 (Daigoji Precinct) 3 1724
Tango Kokubun-ji Site
丹後国分寺
Tango Kokubunji ato
Miyazu provincial temple of Tango Province
Tango Kokubunji Site
35°34′46″N 135°10′47″E / 35.57934978°N 135.17980838°E / 35.57934978; 135.17980838 (Tango Kokubunji Site) 3 1670
Tanba Kokubun-ji Site - Hachiman Jinja Site
丹波国分寺跡 附 八幡神社跡
Tanba Kokubunji ato tsuketari Hachiman Jinja ato
Kameoka provincial temple of Tanba Province
Tanba Kokubunji Site - Hachiman Jinja Site
35°02′31″N 135°34′43″E / 35.04203562°N 135.57873944°E / 35.04203562; 135.57873944 (Tanba Kokubunji Site - Hachiman Jinja Site) 3 1664
Chōshiyama Kofun
銚子山古墳 第一、二古墳
Chōshiyama kofun dai ichi, ni kofun
Kyōtango
Chōshiyama Kofun
35°40′40″N 135°01′48″E / 35.67791483°N 135.02989104°E / 35.67791483; 135.02989104 (Chōshiyama Kofun) 1 1637
Nagaoka-kyō Palace Site
長岡宮跡
Nagaoka-kyū seki
Mukō
Nagaoka-kyō Palace Site
34°56′29″N 135°42′10″E / 34.94148053°N 135.70282801°E / 34.94148053; 135.70282801 (Nagaoka-kyō Palace Site) 2 1720
Toba-dono Site
鳥羽殿跡
Toba-dono ato
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 34°56′57″N 135°44′38″E / 34.94910717°N 135.74383135°E / 34.94910717; 135.74383135 (Toba-dono Site) 2 1740
Tsubai Ōtsukayama Kofun
椿井大塚山古墳
Tsubai Ōtsukayama kofun
Kizugawa
Tsubai Ōtsukayama Kofun
34°45′45″N 135°49′04″E / 34.76261388°N 135.81778665°E / 34.76261388; 135.81778665 (Tsubai Ōtsukayama Kofun) 1 3263
Amatsuka Kofun
天塚古墳
Amatsuka kofun
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Amatsuka Kofun
35°00′25″N 135°42′43″E / 35.00701874°N 135.71200703°E / 35.00701874; 135.71200703 (Amatsuka Kofun) 1 1739
Tenryū-ji Gardens
天龍寺庭園
Tenryūji teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Tenryūji Gardens
35°00′57″N 135°40′23″E / 35.01576665°N 135.67315714°E / 35.01576665; 135.67315714 (Tenryūji Gardens) 8 1649
Tōkaian Shoin Gardens
東海庵書院庭園
Tōkaian shoin teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Myōshin-ji 35°01′22″N 135°43′14″E / 35.02277909°N 135.72042428°E / 35.02277909; 135.72042428 (Tōkaian Shoin Gardens) 8 1674
Nanzen-in Gardens
南禅院庭園
Nanzen-in teien
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Nanzen-ji
Nanzen-in Gardens
35°00′36″N 135°47′37″E / 35.01002547°N 135.79360738°E / 35.01002547; 135.79360738 (Nanzen-in Gardens) 8 1647
Nanzen-ji Precinct
南禅寺境内
Nanzenji keidai
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Nanzenji Precinct
35°00′40″N 135°47′32″E / 35.01118415°N 135.79234569°E / 35.01118415; 135.79234569 (Nanzenji Precinct) 3 00003441
Hiyoshigaoka - Akashi Tumuli
日吉ヶ丘・明石墳墓群
Hiyoshigaoka Akashi funbo-gun
Yosano 35°30′20″N 135°06′37″E / 35.50557427°N 135.11036287°E / 35.50557427; 135.11036287 (Hiyoshigaoka - Akashi Tumuli) 1 00003457
Shirageyama Kofun
白米山古墳
Shirageyama kofun
Yosano
Shirageyama Kofun
35°29′46″N 135°06′09″E / 35.49598892°N 135.10245979°E / 35.49598892; 135.10245979 (Shirageyama Kofun) 1 3332
Hakoishiyama Site
函石浜遺物包含地
Hakoishiyama iseki hōgan-chi
Kyōtango
Hakoishiyama Site
35°38′57″N 134°56′27″E / 35.64928033°N 134.94084368°E / 35.64928033; 134.94084368 (Hakoishiyama Site) 1 1635
Hayaagari Tile Kiln Site
隼上り瓦窯跡
Hayaagari kawara gama ato
Uji 34°54′23″N 135°48′35″E / 34.9063243°N 135.80964186°E / 34.9063243; 135.80964186 (Hayaagari Tile Kiln Site) 6 1747
Ebisuyama Kofun
蛭子山古墳
Ebisuyama kofun
Yosano
Ebisuyama Kofun
35°30′25″N 135°06′17″E / 35.50701004°N 135.10468158°E / 35.50701004; 135.10468158 (Ebisuyama Kofun) 1 1668
Heian Palace Site
平安宮跡
Heian-kyū seki
Nakagyō-ku, Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto designation includes the sites of the Dairi (内裏跡), Chōdō-in (朝堂院), and Buraku-in (豊楽院跡) 35°01′05″N 135°44′24″E / 35.01795997°N 135.7400694°E / 35.01795997; 135.7400694 (Heian Palace Site) 2 1751
Hirakawa Haiji Site
平川廃寺跡
Hirakawa haiji ato
Jōyō
Hirakawa Haiji Site
34°51′45″N 135°46′40″E / 34.8626278°N 135.77771288°E / 34.8626278; 135.77771288 (Hirakawa Haiji Site) 2 1734
Byōdō-in Gardens
平等院庭園
Byōdō-in teien
Uji also a Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Byōdō-in Gardens
34°53′21″N 135°48′30″E / 34.88908184°N 135.80823926°E / 34.88908184; 135.80823926 (Byōdō-in Gardens) 3, 8 1642
Hōkō-ji Daibutsuden Site, Stone Wall and Stone
方広寺大仏殿跡及び石塁・石塔
Hōkōji daibutsuden ato oyobi sekirui・sekitō
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 34°59′29″N 135°46′13″E / 34.99149264°N 135.77035446°E / 34.99149264; 135.77035446 (Hōkōji Daibutsuden Site, Stone Wall and Stone Tō) 3 1726
Hongan-ji Precinct
本願寺境内
Honganji keidai
Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Honganji Precinct
34°59′32″N 135°45′08″E / 34.9921458°N 135.75216088°E / 34.9921458; 135.75216088 (Honganji Precinct) 3 1754
Hongan-ji Ōshoin Gardens
本願寺大書院庭園
Honganji ōshoin teien
Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Honganji Ōshoin Gardens
34°59′27″N 135°45′05″E / 34.99093474°N 135.75126747°E / 34.99093474; 135.75126747 (Honganji Ōshoin Gardens) 8 1687
Myōshin-ji Precinct
妙心寺境内
Myōshinji keidai
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto
Myōshinji Precinct
35°01′25″N 135°43′14″E / 35.02374978°N 135.72059671°E / 35.02374978; 135.72059671 (Myōshinji Precinct) 3, 8 1727
Myōshin-ji Gardens
妙心寺庭園
Myōshinji teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty 35°01′19″N 135°43′12″E / 35.0220741°N 135.72010214°E / 35.0220741; 135.72010214 (Myōshinji Gardens) 8 1672
Arashiyama
嵐山
Arashiyama
Ukyō-ku, Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty
Arashiyama
35°00′35″N 135°40′03″E / 35.00964173°N 135.66750981°E / 35.00964173; 135.66750981 (Arashiyama) 2, 3, 7 1659
Ryōan-ji Hōjō Gardens
龍安寺方丈庭園
Ryōanji hōjō teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty; component of the World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)[4]
Ryōanji Hōjō Gardens
35°02′04″N 135°43′05″E / 35.03437088°N 135.71816635°E / 35.03437088; 135.71816635 (Ryōanji Hōjō Gardens) 8 1654
Reiun-in Gardens
霊雲院庭園
Reiun-in teien
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty; subtemple of Myōshin-ji 35°01′23″N 135°43′09″E / 35.02304714°N 135.71922006°E / 35.02304714; 135.71922006 (Reiun-in Gardens) 8 1675
Rai Sanyō Study
賴山陽書斎(山紫水明処)
Rai Sanyō shosai (sanshisui meisho)
Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto 35°01′05″N 135°46′15″E / 35.01811189°N 135.77085077°E / 35.01811189; 135.77085077 (Rai Sanyō Study) 8 1640
Ishinokarato Kofun
石のカラト古墳
Ishinokarato kofun
Kizugawa designation includes an area of Nara in Nara Prefecture 34°43′26″N 135°46′43″E / 34.72381522°N 135.77857216°E / 34.72381522; 135.77857216 (Ishinokarato Kofun) 1 3099
Nara-yama Tile Kiln Sites
奈良山瓦窯跡
Nara-yama kawara gama ato
Kizugawa designation includes the Utahime (歌姫瓦窯跡), Onjogadani (音如ヶ谷瓦窯跡), Ichisaka (市坂瓦窯跡), Umedani (梅谷瓦窯跡), Kaseyama (鹿背山瓦窯跡), and Nakayama (中山瓦窯跡) Tile Kiln Sites and an area of Nara in Nara Prefecture 34°43′04″N 135°48′55″E / 34.71784986°N 135.81540806°E / 34.71784986; 135.81540806 (Nara-yama Tile Kiln Site) 6 3093
Lake Biwa Canal
琵琶湖疏水
Biwa-ko sosui
Kyōto designation includes an area of Ōtsu in Shiga Prefecture
Lake Biwa Canal
35°00′40″N 135°51′21″E / 35.01116628°N 135.85572613°E / 35.01116628; 135.85572613 (Lake Biwa Canal) 6 3098
Naria-ji Old Precinct
成相寺旧境内
Nariaji kyū-keidai
Miyazu Nariai-ji Temple2 - KimonBerlin.jpg 35°35′44″N 135°11′15″E / 35.595524°N 135.187487°E / 35.595524; 135.187487 (Nariaji Old Precinct) [1]
Uji Kofun Cluster
宇治古墳群
Uji kofun-gun
Uji designation comprises four mounds: Kannonyama Kofun (観音山古墳), Futagoyama Kofun (North Mound) (二子山古墳北墳), Futagoyama Kofun (South Mound) (二子山古墳南墳), and Kawarazuka Kofun (瓦塚古墳) Uji Futagoyama Minamifun, funkyu.jpg 34°55′06″N 135°47′51″E / 34.918465°N 135.797528°E / 34.918465; 135.797528 (Uji Kofun Cluster) [2]

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2019, twenty-four Sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[5]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Jizōyama Tomb
地蔵山墳墓
Jizōyama funbo
Yosano 35°31′46″N 135°05′16″E / 35.529314°N 135.087732°E / 35.529314; 135.087732 (Jizōyama Tomb) [3]
Takiokada Kofun
滝岡田古墳
Takiokada kofun
Yosano 35°28′53″N 135°05′09″E / 35.481278°N 135.085806°E / 35.481278; 135.085806 (Takiokada Kofun) [4]
Tanabe Tenjinyama Site
田辺天神山遺跡
Tanabe Tenjinyama iseki
Kyōtanabe 34°48′10″N 135°46′28″E / 34.802806°N 135.774500°E / 34.802806; 135.774500 (Tanabe Tenjinyama Site) [5]
Takayama No.12 Tumulus
高山十二号墳
Takayama jūni-gō fun
Kyōtango 35°42′42″N 135°05′25″E / 35.711726°N 135.090337°E / 35.711726; 135.090337 (Takayama No.12 Tumulus) [6]
Chōjamori Kofun
長者森古墳
Chōjamori kofun
Fukuchiyama 35°19′47″N 134°56′51″E / 35.329639°N 134.947515°E / 35.329639; 134.947515 (Chōjamori Kofun) [7]
Enjo Site Iron Workshop Site
遠處遺跡製鉄工房跡
Enjo iseki seitetsu kōbō ato
Kyōtango 35°40′48″N 135°03′59″E / 35.679976°N 135.066411°E / 35.679976; 135.066411 (Enjo Site Iron Workshop Site) [8]
Kuroda Kofun
黒田古墳
Kuroda kofun
Nantan Kuroda-kofun (Nantan) zenkei.JPG 35°06′38″N 135°26′47″E / 35.1105°N 135.446303°E / 35.1105; 135.446303 (Kuroda Kofun) [9]
Shigitani-Higashi Kofun
鴫谷東古墳
Shigitani-Higashi kofun
Yosano 35°29′41″N 135°06′33″E / 35.494639°N 135.109177°E / 35.494639; 135.109177 (Shigitani-Higashi Kofun) [10]
Wakutayama Kofun Cluster
湧田山古墳群
Wakutayama kofun-gun
Kyōtango 35°38′18″N 135°04′29″E / 35.638238°N 135.074759°E / 35.638238; 135.074759 (Wakutayama Kofun Cluster) [11]
Bōden Kofun Cluster
坊田古墳群
Bōden kofun-gun
Nantan Boden Kofun Group-3-1.jpg 35°04′03″N 135°30′55″E / 35.067378°N 135.515258°E / 35.067378; 135.515258 (Bōden Kofun Cluster) [12]
Ikenooku No.5 Tumulus
池の奥5号墳
Ikenooku go-gō fun
Fukuchiyama 35°18′49″N 135°08′02″E / 35.313742°N 135.133821°E / 35.313742; 135.133821 (Ikenooku No.5 Tumulus) [13]
Omiyame Jinja Precinct
大宮賣神社境内
Omiyame Jinja keidai
Kyōtango Omiyame-jinja, keidai-torii-1.jpg 35°35′28″N 135°06′07″E / 35.591217°N 135.101913°E / 35.591217; 135.101913 (Omiyame Jinja Precinct) [14]
Manpuku-ji Precinct
萬福寺境内
Manpukuji keidai
Uji Manpuku temple garden.jpg 34°54′51″N 135°48′22″E / 34.914273°N 135.806079°E / 34.914273; 135.806079 (Manpukuji Precinct) [15]
Jōshōkō-ji Precinct
常照皇寺境内
Jōshōkōji keidai
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto 常照皇寺1.jpg 35°12′03″N 135°41′08″E / 35.200903°N 135.685530°E / 35.200903; 135.685530 (Jōshōkōji Precinct) [16]
Zezu Site
銭司遺跡
Zezu iseki
Kizugawa 34°45′50″N 135°53′18″E / 34.763893°N 135.888423°E / 34.763893; 135.888423 (Zezu Site) [17]
Shūzan Haiji Site
周山廃寺跡
Shūzan haiji ato
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto 35°09′27″N 135°38′08″E / 35.157486°N 135.635480°E / 35.157486; 135.635480 (Shūzan Haiji Site) [18]
Kitsunedani Cave Tomb Cluster
狐谷横穴群
Kitsunedani yokoana-gun
Yawata 34°50′51″N 135°43′07″E / 34.847590°N 135.718735°E / 34.847590; 135.718735 (Kitsunedani Cave Tomb Cluster) [19]
Heian-kyō Ukyō Ichijō Sanbōkyū-chō Site
平安京右京一条三坊九町遺跡
Heian-kyō Ukyō ichijō Sanbōkyū-chō iseki
Kita-ku, Kyoto 35°01′23″N 135°43′32″E / 35.022985°N 135.725666°E / 35.022985; 135.725666 (Heian-kyō Ukyō Ichijō Sanbōkyū-chō Site) [20]
Ushirono Maruyama Kofun
後野円山古墳群
Ushirono Maruyama kofun
Yosano 35°29′49″N 135°06′09″E / 35.496980°N 135.102589°E / 35.496980; 135.102589 (Ushirono Maruyama Kofun) [21]
Kurobe Chōshiyama Kofun
黒部銚子山古墳
Kurobe Chōshiyama kofun
Kyōtango Kurobe Choshiyama Kofun, zenkei-2.jpg 35°41′20″N 135°05′57″E / 35.688995°N 135.099295°E / 35.688995; 135.099295 (Kurobe Chōshiyama Kofun) [22]
Yubunesaka No.2 Tumulus
湯舟坂2号墳
Yubunesaka ni-gō fun
Kyōtango 35°33′43″N 134°54′59″E / 35.561906°N 134.916358°E / 35.561906; 134.916358 (Yubunesaka No.2 Tumulus) [23]
Makishōichi Kofun
牧正一古墳
Makishōichi kofun
Fukuchiyama 35°20′15″N 135°05′55″E / 35.337537°N 135.098590°E / 35.337537; 135.098590 (Makishōichi Kofun) [24]
Geshi Kofun - Ōmidō Kofun
下司古墳群・大御堂裏山古墳
Geshi kofun・Ōmidō kofun
Kyōtanabe 34°47′55″N 135°45′56″E / 34.798479°N 135.765503°E / 34.798479; 135.765503 (Geshi Kofun - Ōmidō Kofun) [25]
Sonobe Domain Koide Clan Graves
園部藩小出家墓所
Sonobe-han-shu Koide-ke bosho
Nantan at Tokuun-ji (徳雲寺) 35°05′37″N 135°29′10″E / 35.093726°N 135.486091°E / 35.093726; 135.486091 (Sonobe Domain Koide Clan Graves) [26]

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2019, a further seventy-one Sites have been designated as being of municipal importance,[6] including:

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Kuga Jinja Precinct
久我神社境内
Kuga Jinja keidai
Kita-ku, Kyoto Kuga-jinja (Kyoto) shaden.JPG 35°03′07″N 135°44′52″E / 35.051955°N 135.747746°E / 35.051955; 135.747746 (Kuga Jinja Precinct) [27]
Ono-no-Emishi Tomb
小野毛人
Ono-no-Emishi no haka
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto on the hillside behind Sudō Jinja (崇道神社) Bronze epitaph plate from Ono no Emishis tomb.jpg 35°03′59″N 135°48′02″E / 35.066265°N 135.800677°E / 35.066265; 135.800677 (Ono-no-Emishi Tomb) [28]
Nakanotani No.4 Kiln
中の谷4号窯
Nakanotani 4-gō kama
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto 35°04′26″N 135°46′15″E / 35.073762°N 135.770832°E / 35.073762; 135.770832 (Nakanotani No.4 Kiln) [29]
Kibune Jinja Precinct
貴布祢神社境内
Kibune Jinja keidai
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto 貴船神社 Kibune Jinja (KYOTO-JAPAN) (4951368080).jpg 35°07′18″N 135°45′46″E / 35.121610°N 135.762901°E / 35.121610; 135.762901 (Kibune Jinja Precinct) [30]
Heian Palace Mikinotsukasa Warehouse Site
平安宮造酒司倉庫跡
Heian-kyū Mikinotsukasa sōko ato
Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto on the site is Kyoto City Heiankyo Sōsei-Kan Museum (京都市平安京創生館) 35°01′08″N 135°44′18″E / 35.019°N 135.738444°E / 35.019; 135.738444 (Heian Palace Mikinotsukasa Warehouse Site) [31]
Hōkan-ji Precinct
法観寺境内
Hōkan-ji keidai
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Higashiyama -Hōkanji.jpg 34°59′55″N 135°46′45″E / 34.998541°N 135.779242°E / 34.998541; 135.779242 (Hōkanji Precinct) [32]
Konoshimanimasuamaterumitama Jinja Precinct
木嶋坐天照御霊神社(蚕の社)境内
Konoshimanimasuamaterumitama Jinja (Kaiko no Yashiro) keidai
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto Konoshima-jinja haisho.JPG 35°00′53″N 135°42′49″E / 35.014853°N 135.713558°E / 35.014853; 135.713558 (Konoshimanimasuamaterumitama Jinja Precinct) [33]
Henshō-ji Old Precinct
遍照寺旧境内建物跡
Henshōji kyū-keidai tatemono ato
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto 遍照寺 右京区嵯峨広沢140513NI2.JPG 35°01′25″N 135°41′21″E / 35.023580°N 135.689155°E / 35.023580; 135.689155 (Henshōji Old Precinct) [34]
Kaminaka Castle Site
上中城跡
Kaminaka-jō ato
Ukyō-ku, Kyoto 35°11′55″N 135°38′17″E / 35.198666°N 135.638165°E / 35.198666; 135.638165 (Kaminaka Castle Site) [35]
Tsukiyomi Jinja Precinct
月読神社境内
Tsukiyomi Jinja keidai
Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto Tsukiyomi-jinja (Kyoto, Kyoto) keidai.JPG 34°59′48″N 135°41′10″E / 34.996546°N 135.686040°E / 34.996546; 135.686040 (Tsukiyomi Jinja Precinct) [36]
Ōeyama Kofun Cluster
大枝山古墳群(6~12,15,16,18~21号墳)附14号墳
Ōeyama kofun-gun
Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto designation comprises kofun No.6, 7, 8, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21 34°58′53″N 135°40′11″E / 34.981500°N 135.669806°E / 34.981500; 135.669806 (Ōeyama Kofun Cluster Precinct) [37]
Hazukashinimasutakamimusubi Jinja Precinct
羽束師坐高御産日神社境内
Hazukashinimasutakamimusubi Jinja keidai
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 34°55′46″N 135°43′23″E / 34.929516°N 135.723141°E / 34.929516; 135.723141 (Hazukashinimasutakamimusubi Jinja Precinct) [38]
Hōkai-ji Precinct
法界寺境内
Hōkaiji keidai
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto Hokaiji05s1920.jpg 34°56′03″N 135°48′54″E / 34.934124°N 135.814929°E / 34.934124; 135.814929 (Hōkaiji Precinct) [39]
Anrakuju-in Precinct
安樂壽院境内
Anrakuju-in keidai
Fushimi-ku, Kyoto Anrakujuin Toba-tenno01n3900.jpg 34°57′07″N 135°45′16″E / 34.951922°N 135.754405°E / 34.951922; 135.754405 (Anrakuju-in Precinct) [40]

Registered Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 August 2019, one Monument has been registered (as opposed to designated) as an Historic Site at a national level.[7]

Place Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Kumohara Erosion Control Facilities
雲原砂防関連施設群
Kumohara sabō kanren shisetsu-gun
Fukuchiyama 35°26′38″N 135°04′25″E / 35.443787°N 135.073563°E / 35.443787; 135.073563 (Kumohara Erosion Control Facilities) [41]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
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