List of Historic Sites of Japan (Kumamoto)

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This list is of the Historic Sites of Japan located within the Prefecture of Kumamoto.[1] Thirty-eight sites have been so designated (including one *Special Historic Site); Miike coal mine spans the prefectural borders with Fukuoka.[2][3]

Sites[edit]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Chibusan-Obusan Kofun
チブサン・オブサン古墳
Chibusan-Obusan kofun
Yamaga Chibusan Kofun.jpg 33°01′50″N 130°40′03″E / 33.03068107°N 130.66756449°E / 33.03068107; 130.66756449 (Chibusan-Obusan Kofun) 1 [1]
Adaka-Kurobashi Shell Mound
阿高・黒橋貝塚
Adaka-Kurobashi kaizuka
Kumamoto 32°42′09″N 130°43′26″E / 32.70254555°N 130.72389278°E / 32.70254555; 130.72389278 (Adaka-Kurobashi Shell Mound) 1 [2]
Idera Kofun
井寺古墳
Idera kofun
Kashima 32°45′11″N 130°46′40″E / 32.75317075°N 130.77783813°E / 32.75317075; 130.77783813 (Idera Kofun) 1 [3]
Udo Castle Site
宇土城
Udo-jō ato
Uto 32°40′45″N 130°38′46″E / 32.67930354°N 130.64601998°E / 32.67930354; 130.64601998 (Udo Castle Site) 2 [4]
Eianji Higashi Kofun - Eianji Nishi Kofun
永安寺東古墳・永安寺西古墳
Eianji Higashi kofun・Eianji Nishi kofun
Tamana 33°22′21″N 130°44′28″E / 33.372505°N 130.741196°E / 33.372505; 130.741196 (Eianji Higashi Kofun - Eianji Nishi Kofun) 1 [5]
Kamao Kofun
釜尾古墳
Kamao kofun
Kumamoto 32°50′20″N 130°41′48″E / 32.83898716°N 130.69663165°E / 32.83898716; 130.69663165 (Kamao Kofun) 1 [6]
Iwabaru Kofun
岩原古墳群
Iwabaru kofun
Yamaga Iwabaru Kofun.jpg 32°59′46″N 130°40′11″E / 32.99603084°N 130.66959502°E / 32.99603084; 130.66959502 (Iwabaru Kofun) 1 [7]
Kikuchi Castle Site
鞠智城
Kikuchi-jō ato
Kikuchi, Yamaga mentioned in Shoku Nihongi in 698[4] Kukuchi-jyou.jpg 33°00′08″N 130°47′09″E / 33.00218919°N 130.7858833°E / 33.00218919; 130.7858833 (Kikuchi Castle Site) 2 [8]
*Kumamoto Castle Site
熊本城跡
Kumamoto-jō ato
Kumamoto Kumamoto Castle oldphoto 1874.jpg 32°48′22″N 130°42′23″E / 32.8059906°N 130.70632284°E / 32.8059906; 130.70632284 (Kumamoto Castle Site) 2 [9]
Kumamoto Han Hosokawa Clan Graves
熊本藩主細川家墓所
Kumamoto-han-shu Hosokawa-ke bosho
Kumamoto 32°47′45″N 130°41′30″E / 32.79575247°N 130.69161482°E / 32.79575247; 130.69161482 (Kumamoto Han Hosokawa Clan Graves) 7 [10]
Kumamoto Han Kawashiri Rice Warehouses
熊本藩川尻米蔵跡
Kumamoto-han Kawashiri kome-gura ato
Kumamoto designation includes the sites of the Tojō Warehouse (外城蔵跡?) and its moorings 32°44′19″N 130°40′43″E / 32.73856894°N 130.67849782°E / 32.73856894; 130.67849782 (Kumamoto Han Kawashiri Rice Warehouses) 6 [11]
Kumabe Clan Residence Site
隈部氏館跡
Kumabe-shi yakata ato
Yamaga 33°03′21″N 130°47′49″E / 33.05596846°N 130.79707478°E / 33.05596846; 130.79707478 (Kumabe Clan Residence Site) 2 [12]
Katashida Castle Site
堅志田城
Katashida-jō ato
Misato 32°37′39″N 130°47′32″E / 32.62750389°N 130.79215272°E / 32.62750389; 130.79215272 (Katashida Castle Site) 2 [13]
Goryō Shell Mound
御領貝塚
Goryō kaizuka
Kumamoto 32°41′55″N 130°43′25″E / 32.69874814°N 130.72360805°E / 32.69874814; 130.72360805 (Goryō Shell Mound) 1 [14]
Eta Anakannon Kofun
江田穴観音古墳
Eta Anakannon kofun
Nagomi 32°58′36″N 130°36′21″E / 32.97676249°N 130.60586675°E / 32.97676249; 130.60586675 (Eta Anakannon Kofun) 1 [15]
Eta Funayama Kofun
江田船山古墳
Eta Funayama kofun
Nagomi designation includes Tsukabōzu Kofun (塚坊主古墳?) and Kokuzōtsuka Kofun (虚空蔵塚古墳?); excavated NT artefacts from Eta Funayama Kofun are now at the Tokyo National Museum (see List of National Treasures of Japan (archaeological materials))[5] Etafunayama2008010201.jpg 32°58′08″N 130°35′55″E / 32.96875959°N 130.59870012°E / 32.96875959; 130.59870012 (Eta Funayama Kofun) 1 [16]
Sashiki Castle Site
佐敷城
Sashiki-jō ato
Ashikita 32°18′11″N 130°30′10″E / 32.30316122°N 130.50287905°E / 32.30316122; 130.50287905 (Sashiki Castle Site) 2 [17]
Odara Kofun
小田良古墳
Odara kofun
Uki 32°38′57″N 130°29′37″E / 32.64923221°N 130.49369989°E / 32.64923221; 130.49369989 (Odara Kofun) 1 [18]
Hitoyoshi Castle Site
人吉城
Hitoyoshi-jō ato
Hitoyoshi Hitoyoshijou001.jpg 32°12′40″N 130°45′51″E / 32.21108146°N 130.76428021°E / 32.21108146; 130.76428021 (Hitoyoshi Castle Site) 2 [19]
Suizen-ji Jōju-en
水前寺成趣園
Suizenji Jōju-en
Kumamoto also a Place of Scenic Beauty Kumamoto Suizenji-jojuen01n4272.jpg 32°47′28″N 130°44′05″E / 32.79109171°N 130.73459516°E / 32.79109171; 130.73459516 (Suizenji Jōju-en) 8 [20]
Ishinukinagi Cave Tomb Cluster
石貫ナギノ横穴群
Ishinukinagi no yokoana-gun
Tamana 32°58′03″N 130°33′53″E / 32.96762214°N 130.56458435°E / 32.96762214; 130.56458435 (Ishinukinagi Cave Tomb Cluster) 1 [21]
Ishinuki Anakannon Cave Tombs
石貫穴観音横穴
Ishinuki Anakannon yokoana
Tamana 32°58′09″N 130°33′47″E / 32.96908705°N 130.56303468°E / 32.96908705; 130.56303468 (Ishinuki Anakannon Cave Tombs) 1 [22]
Segonkō Kofun (A)
千金甲古墳 (乙号)
Segonkō kofun (otsugō)
Kumamoto 32°47′04″N 130°37′51″E / 32.784439°N 130.630737°E / 32.784439; 130.630737 (Segonkō Kofun (A)) 1 [23]
Segonkō Kofun (B)
千金甲古墳 (甲号)
Segonkō kofun (kōgō)
Kumamoto 32°47′04″N 130°37′51″E / 32.784508°N 130.630707°E / 32.784508; 130.630707 (Segonkō Kofun (B)) 1 [24]
Ōmura Cave Tomb Cluster
大村横穴群
Ōmura yokoana-gun
Hitoyoshi Oomura yokoana gun excavation 1.jpg 32°12′58″N 130°45′09″E / 32.21611448°N 130.75238106°E / 32.21611448; 130.75238106 (Ōmura Cave Tomb Cluster) 1 [25]
Daibō Kofun
大坊古墳
Daibō kofun
Tamana 32°56′56″N 130°34′13″E / 32.94890189°N 130.57041054°E / 32.94890189; 130.57041054 (Daibō Kofun) 1 [26]
Tanasoko Castle Site
棚底城跡
Tanasoko-jō ato
Amakusa 32°24′54″N 130°20′03″E / 32.41499807°N 130.33418805°E / 32.41499807; 130.33418805 (Tanasoko Castle Site) 2 [27]
Chihen-ji Site
棚底城跡
Chihenji ato
Kumamoto 32°47′55″N 130°39′15″E / 32.79867685°N 130.65422132°E / 32.79867685; 130.65422132 (Chihenji Site) 3 [28]
Tsukawara Kofun Cluster
塚原古墳群
Tsukawara kofun-gun
Kumamoto 32°41′23″N 130°44′13″E / 32.68977265°N 130.73702344°E / 32.68977265; 130.73702344 (Tsukawara Kofun Cluster) 1 [29]
Tanaka Castle Site
田中城
Tanaka-jō ato
Nagomi Tanaka Castle in Kumamoto 01.jpg 33°04′41″N 130°35′44″E / 33.07802265°N 130.59545121°E / 33.07802265; 130.59545121 (Tanaka Castle Site) 2 [30]
Nabeta Cave Tombs
鍋田横穴
Nabeta yokoana
Yamaga Nabeta Kofun.jpg 33°01′13″N 130°40′16″E / 33.02038349°N 130.67098902°E / 33.02038349; 130.67098902 (Nabeta Cave Tombs) 1 [31]
Futagoyama Stone Ware Production Site
二子山石器製作遺跡
Futagoyama sekki-seisaku iseki
Kōshi 32°54′23″N 130°44′31″E / 32.90636068°N 130.74191526°E / 32.90636068; 130.74191526 (Futagoyama Stone Ware Production Site) 6 [32]
Tomioka Christian Memorial
富岡吉利支丹供養碑
Tomioka Kirishitan kuyōhi
Reihoku 32°30′41″N 130°02′27″E / 32.51126511°N 130.04076693°E / 32.51126511; 130.04076693 (Tomioka Christian Memorial) 3 [33]
Benkeigaana Kofun
弁慶ヶ穴古墳
Benkeigaana kofun
Yamaga 33°01′33″N 130°41′09″E / 33.02591526°N 130.68579082°E / 33.02591526; 130.68579082 (Benkeigaana Kofun) 1 [34]
Katōda Higashibaru Site
方保田東原遺跡
Katōda Higashibaru iseki
Yamaga 32°59′53″N 130°43′03″E / 32.99792564°N 130.71741074°E / 32.99792564; 130.71741074 (Katōda Higashibaru Site) 1 [35]
Bizen Kaidō
豊前街道
Bizen Kaidō
Nankan designation includes the sites of the Nankan Tea House (南関御茶屋跡?) and Harakirizaka (腹切坂?) 南関御茶屋跡.jpg 33°03′44″N 130°32′30″E / 33.06220111°N 130.54170475°E / 33.06220111; 130.54170475 (Bizen Kaidō) 6 [36]
Nozu Kofun Cluster
塚原古墳群
Nozu kofun-gun
Hikawa 32°33′34″N 130°41′33″E / 32.5595474°N 130.69256252°E / 32.5595474; 130.69256252 (Nozu Kofun Cluster) 1 [37]
Mitsui Miike Coal Mine Sites
三井三池炭鉱跡
Mitsui Miike tankō ato
Arao designation includes the sites of Miyahara Pit (宮原坑跡?) and Manda Pit (万田坑跡?) and an area of Ōmuta in Fukuoka Prefecture Mandakou.JPG 33°00′49″N 130°27′22″E / 33.01366237°N 130.45612046°E / 33.01366237; 130.45612046 (Mitsui Miike Coal Mine Sites) 6 [38]
This list is complete and up-to-date as of 28 June 2012.

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