List of Historic Sites of Japan (Saga)

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

National Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 August 2014, twenty-four sites have been designated as being of national significance (including three *Special Historic Sites); Kii Castle spans the prefectural borders with Fukuoka.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
*Yoshinogari Site
Yoshinogari iseki
Kanzaki, Yoshinogari fortified Yayoi-period settlement, the subject of extensive excavation from 1986; 2500 burials with ICP grave goods have been uncovered; the site has been reconstructed on the basis of hypotheses drawn from the postholes; now a National Government Park[5][6] Yoshinogari Ancient Ruins 2008.jpg 33°19′31″N 130°23′04″E / 33.32541401°N 130.38439419°E / 33.32541401; 130.38439419 (Yoshinogari Site) 1 [1]
*Nagoya Castle Site
Nagoya-jō ato narabainijin ato
Karatsu, Genkai begun in 1591 and completed five months later; extends over 17 ha; stone walls, earthworks, moats, gates and other buildings have been identified; served as the base for Hideyoshi's invasions of Korea between 1592 and 1598;[5] focus of the Saga Prefectural Nagoya Castle Museum NagoyaC Otemon.jpg 33°31′49″N 129°52′05″E / 33.53035107°N 129.86811091°E / 33.53035107; 129.86811091 (Nagoya Castle Site) 2 [2]
*Kii Castle Site
Kii-jō ato
Kiyama its construction in 665 under Baekje guidance, as the castle of Woyogi (?), is chronicled in Nihon Shoki; formed part of a network of defences dating to the immediate aftermath of the Battle of Hakusukinoe in 663 to protect Dazaifu against the threat of invasion from the Korean peninsula by Silla-Tang forces;[7][8][9] the designation includes an area of Chikushino in Fukuoka Prefecture 基山 山頂.JPG 33°26′36″N 130°30′45″E / 33.44347145°N 130.51252934°E / 33.44347145; 130.51252934 (Kii Castle Site) 2 [3]
Otsuboyama Kōgoishi
Otsuboyama kōgoishi
Takeo earthworks stretching 1,866 m, with stone pillar bases and sluice gates; there is a theory that construction was related to defeat at the Battle of Hakusukinoe in 663[10] 33°10′41″N 130°03′23″E / 33.17811724°N 130.05648151°E / 33.17811724; 130.05648151 (Otsuboyama Kōgoishi) 1 [4]
Yasunagata Site
Yasunagata iseki
Tosu Yayoi-period "high-tech factory" (ハイテク工場?); bronze-casting site, discovered in 1974 and extending over an area of 4,400 m2, with five moulds for dōtaku (bells) and five for hoko (spears); traces of bronze found on the valley floor suggest this may have been the site of the smelting works[11] 33°23′55″N 130°30′52″E / 33.39864472°N 130.51458072°E / 33.39864472; 130.51458072 (Yasunagata Site) 1 [5]
Yokotashimo Kofun
Yokotashimo kofun
Karatsu kofun or burial mound with red walls and three stone sarcophagi in which were found, in 1923, bronze mirrors and cylinders, magatama (comma-shaped beads), iron arrowheads, armour, and Haji ware[12][13] 33°26′04″N 130°02′01″E / 33.43447582°N 130.03355397°E / 33.43447582; 130.03355397 (Yokotashimo Kofun) 1 [6]
Kakiemon Kiln Site
Kakiemon kama ato
Arita double climbing kiln: A, with 12 firing chambers, a length of 42 metres, and an average incline of 11.5°; and B, with 21 chambers, a length of 83 metres, and an average gradient of 13°; saggars and kiln tools have also been recovered[14] Kakiemon 01.jpg 33°10′51″N 129°52′07″E / 33.18093825°N 129.86871429°E / 33.18093825; 129.86871429 (Kakiemon Kiln Site) 6 [7]
Nabatake Site
Nabatake iseki
Karatsu acclaimed as Japan's first paddy; important for the understanding of the adoption of wet-rice technology, introduced from the continent;[5] focus of the Matsurokan exhibition hall Nabatake Site rice field.JPG 33°26′55″N 129°57′28″E / 33.44858876°N 129.95790471°E / 33.44858876; 129.95790471 (Nabatake Site) 1 [8]
Anegawa Castle Site
Anegawa-jō ato
Kanzaki strategic site under Ryūzōji Takanobu but declined in importance after the unification of Kyūshū by Toyotomi Hideyoshi; the site extends 600 metres E-W and 800 N-S, with related mansions, temples and shrines, and a complex network of moats[15] Anegawa Castle Ruins south.JPG 33°17′35″N 130°20′54″E / 33.29314988°N 130.34839565°E / 33.29314988; 130.34839565 (Anegawa Castle Site) 2 [9]
Katsuno Castle Chiku Clan Site
Katsuno-jō Chikushi-shi iseki
Tosu fortified at the end of the fifteenth century; attacked by the Shimazu clan in 1586 and later abandoned; excavations from 1995 have revealed an extensive site with moats, earthworks, mansions for retainers, temples and shrines[16] 33°24′08″N 130°27′55″E / 33.40213518°N 130.46524915°E / 33.40213518; 130.46524915 (Katsuno Castle Chikushi Site) 2 [10]
Nishikuma Kofun
Nishikuma kofun
Saga C5 decorated kofun housing a large sarcophagus, with red pigmentation and incised decoration of triangles and circles[5][17] 33°19′39″N 130°17′36″E / 33.32738344°N 130.29346106°E / 33.32738344; 130.29346106 (Nishikuma Kofun) 1 [11]
Taku Seibyō
Taku Seibyō
Taku a Neo-Confucian school was established by Taku Shigefumi (多久茂文?) in 1699; the ICP temple dates to 1708; major repairs at the end of the Shōwa period were completed in 1990[18][19] Taku Seibyo 02.jpg 33°15′35″N 130°05′51″E / 33.25974392°N 130.09758673°E / 33.25974392; 130.09758673 (Taku Seibyō) 4 [12]
Obukumayama Kōgoishi
Obukumayama kōgoishi
Saga C7 fortifications discovered in 1941, that extend for 2.4 km and include a gate[13] 33°20′01″N 130°20′04″E / 33.33361745°N 130.33454194°E / 33.33361745; 130.33454194 (Obukumayama Kōgoishi) 1 [13]
Ōkuma Shigenobu Former Residence
Ōkuma Shigenobu kyū-taku
Saga birthplace in 1838 of the Meiji statesman and future prime minister; dismantled for repairs in 1968 and open to the public alongside the Ōkuma Memorial Museum (大隈記念館?)[13] Okuma Shigenobu Kyutaku.JPG 33°14′53″N 130°18′31″E / 33.24812272°N 130.30848099°E / 33.24812272; 130.30848099 (Ōkuma Shigenobu Former Residence) 8 [14]
Ōkawachi Nabeshima Kiln Site
Ōkawachi Nabeshima kama ato
Imari the ceramic craft technique of Nabeshima iro (overglaze) is an Important Intangible Cultural Property[20][21] Okawachiyama.jpg 33°13′57″N 129°53′37″E / 33.23237631°N 129.89347898°E / 33.23237631; 129.89347898 (Ōkawachi Nabeshima Kiln Site) 6 [15]
Taniguchi Kofun
Taniguchi kofun
Karatsu seventy-seven metre, keyhole-shaped kofun with two stone chambers, boat-shaped sarcophagi, and grave goods that include mirrors, stone combs, items made of iron, and haji ware, dated to the end of the fourth century[5] 33°27′10″N 130°03′16″E / 33.45271378°N 130.05455231°E / 33.45271378; 130.05455231 (Taniguchi Kofun) 1 [16]
Chōshizuka Kofun
Chōshizuka kofun
Saga large early kofun, 98 metres long and dating to the second half of the fourth century[5] Choshizuka-kofun (Saga) zenkei.JPG 33°19′04″N 130°17′58″E / 33.317788°N 130.29953399°E / 33.317788; 130.29953399 (Chōshizuka Kofun) 1 [17]
Tashiroōta Kofun
Tashiroōta kofun
Tosu triple-chambered, 42 metre decorated kofun with red ochre, carbon black and green earth paintings of triangles, concentric circles, boats, humans with outstretched arms, and figures on horseback, concentrated on the rear wall of the burial chamber[22][23] 33°23′42″N 130°30′55″E / 33.39496411°N 130.51533112°E / 33.39496411; 130.51533112 (Tashiroōta Kofun) 1 [18]
Habu Site
Habu iseki
Ogi Yayoi settlement discovered in 1971 during works to remedy environmental damage caused by mining; evidence uncovered of houses (some now reconstructed), storage pits, and wells, along with the first mould for a yari ganna (spear-plane), tools of stone and wood, and ceramics[5] 33°16′33″N 130°12′02″E / 33.27589625°N 130.20046116°E / 33.27589625; 130.20046116 (Habu Site) 1 [19]
Hizen Provincial Headquarters Site
Bizen koku-chō ato
Saga ruins of the Nara- and early Heian-period administrative centre of Hizen Province, extending 105 metres N-S and 77 metres E-W, with similarities to Dazaifu[13] Hizen-kokucho-ato zenkei-2.JPG 33°19′01″N 130°16′26″E / 33.31687002°N 130.27376334°E / 33.31687002; 130.27376334 (Bizen Provincial Headquarters Site) 2 [20]
Hizen Porcelain Kiln Sites
Bizen-jiki kama ato
Arita, Takeo, Ureshino designation includes the Tengudani Kiln Site (天狗谷窯跡?), Yanbeta Kiln Site (山辺田窯跡?), Haraake Kiln Site (原明窯跡?), Hyakken Kiln Site (百間窯跡?), Fudōyama Kiln Site (不動山窯跡?), and the site of the Izumiyama Clayworks (泉山磁石場跡?) The site of the Izumiyama Clayworks.jpg 33°11′39″N 129°54′36″E / 33.19428217°N 129.9098826°E / 33.19428217; 129.9098826 (Bizen Porcelain Kiln Sites) 6 [21]
Hizen Pottery Kiln Sites
Bizen-tōki kama ato
Takeo, Karatsu, Taku active from the late C16/early C17[13] 33°14′08″N 129°59′07″E / 33.23557013°N 129.98520287°E / 33.23557013; 129.98520287 (Bizen Pottery Kiln Sites) 6 [22]
Hayamajiri Dolmen Cluster
Hayamajiri shiseki bogun
Karatsu Jōmon-period cemetery discovered in 1951 and excavated in 1952/3; six dolmens, twenty-six jar burials, and one kofun identified[5] 33°24′37″N 130°01′18″E / 33.41031679°N 130.02157169°E / 33.41031679; 130.02157169 (Hayamajiri Dolmen Cluster) 1 [23]
Mietsu Naval Facility Site
Mietsu kaigunsho ato
Saga established in 1858; proposed for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a component of the serial nomination The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi[24] Mietsu Naval Dock view south.JPG 33°12′26″N 130°20′23″E / 33.207190°N 130.339710°E / 33.207190; 130.339710 (Mietsu Naval Facility Site) 2 [24]
This list is complete and up-to-date as of August 2014.

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, forty-six sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[4][25]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Saga Funazuka-kofun (Saga) enkei.JPG 33°18′48″N 130°14′29″E / 33.313315°N 130.241461°E / 33.313315; 130.241461 (Funazuka) [25]
Kanzaki 33°20′48″N 130°22′52″E / 33.346581°N 130.381182°E / 33.346581; 130.381182 (Isezuka) [26]
Udono Stone Buddhas
Udono sekibutsu-gun
Karatsu 33°20′55″N 130°00′08″E / 33.348625°N 130.002100°E / 33.348625; 130.002100 (Funazuka) [27]
Daiganji Haiji Site
Daiganji Haiji ato
Saga 33°19′01″N 130°15′05″E / 33.316920°N 130.251417°E / 33.316920; 130.251417 (Daiganji Haiji Site) [28]
Teraura Haiji Pagoda Site and Foundation Stones
Teraura Haiji tō ato narabini soseki
Ogi 33°17′56″N 130°10′53″E / 33.298879°N 130.181326°E / 33.298879; 130.181326 (Teraura Haiji Pagoda Site and Foundation Stones) [29]
Sekigyōmaru Kofun
Sekigyōmaru kofun
Saga 33°19′53″N 130°19′40″E / 33.331407°N 130.327764°E / 33.331407; 130.327764 (Sekigyōmaru Kofun) [30]
Karatsu 33°26′02″N 130°00′45″E / 33.433760°N 130.012400°E / 33.433760; 130.012400 (Shimadazuka) [31]
Itō Genboku Former Residence
Itō Genboku kyūtaku
Kanzaki Itō Genboku.JPG 33°21′22″N 130°21′51″E / 33.356198°N 130.364252°E / 33.356198; 130.364252 (Itō Genboku Former Residence) [32]
Himekata Site
Himekata iseki (Mezuka, hōkeishū-kōbo, retsujō resseki dokōbo)
Miyaki three burials are preserved, one with a stone circle 33°21′07″N 130°26′44″E / 33.351950°N 130.445491°E / 33.351950; 130.445491 (Himekata Site) [33]
Tosu 33°23′57″N 130°31′26″E / 33.399265°N 130.523897°E / 33.399265; 130.523897 (Tsurugizuka) [34]
Tosu 33°23′45″N 130°30′47″E / 33.395883°N 130.513013°E / 33.395883; 130.513013 (Koshindōzuka) [35]
Kojima Kofun
Kojima kofun
Imari 33°19′21″N 129°48′50″E / 33.322577°N 129.813874°E / 33.322577; 129.813874 (Kojima Kofun) [36]
Ogi 33°18′33″N 130°13′53″E / 33.309057°N 130.231344°E / 33.309057; 130.231344 (Himezuka) [37]
Ryūōzaki Kofun Cluster
Ryūōzaki kofun-gun
Shiroishi 33°08′13″N 130°07′15″E / 33.136949°N 130.120772°E / 33.136949; 130.120772 (Ryūōzaki Kofun Cluster) [38]
Kashima 33°05′51″N 130°06′00″E / 33.097402°N 130.100087°E / 33.097402; 130.100087 (Onizuka) [39]
Hoshirō Kiln Site
Hoshirō kama ato
Taku 33°15′42″N 130°05′21″E / 33.261585°N 130.089111°E / 33.261585; 130.089111 (Hoshirō Kiln Site) [40]
Shiomi Kofun
Shiomi kofun
Takeo 33°10′28″N 130°02′42″E / 33.174530°N 130.044962°E / 33.174530; 130.044962 (Shiomi Kofun) [41]
Yanoura Kofun
Yanoura kofun
Takeo 33°11′28″N 130°01′53″E / 33.191061°N 130.031401°E / 33.191061; 130.031401 (Yanoura Kofun) [42]
Tsutsue Kiln Site
Tsutsue kama ato
Takeo 33°13′24″N 129°55′12″E / 33.223404°N 129.919993°E / 33.223404; 129.919993 (Tsutsue Kiln Site) [43]
Futatsukayama-Gohondani Site
Futatsukayama-Gohondani iseki
Kamimine 33°20′40″N 130°25′10″E / 33.344583°N 130.419500°E / 33.344583; 130.419500 (Futatsukayama-Gohondani Site) [44]
Shirohebiyamaiwa Site
Shirohebiyamaiwa iseki
Imari 33°16′18″N 129°50′12″E / 33.271542°N 129.836758°E / 33.271542; 129.836758 (Shirohebiyamaiwa Site) [45]
Funaishi Site
Funaishi iseki
Kamimine 33°20′32″N 130°25′35″E / 33.342360°N 130.426276°E / 33.342360; 130.426276 (Funaishi Site) [46]
Kodaru No.2 Kiln Site
Kodaru nigō kama ato
Arita 33°11′21″N 129°54′20″E / 33.189222°N 129.905500°E / 33.189222; 129.905500 (Kodaru No.2 Kiln Site) [47]
Kayanotani No.1 Kiln Site
Kayanotani ichigō kama ato
Imari 33°16′17″N 129°56′12″E / 33.271525°N 129.936805°E / 33.271525; 129.936805 (Kayanotani No.1 Kiln Site) [48]
Akasaka Kofun
Akasaka kofun
Tosu 33°24′01″N 130°31′31″E / 33.400169°N 130.525249°E / 33.400169; 130.525249 (Akasaka Kofun) [49]
Himekata Keyhole Mound
Himekata zenpōkōen-fun
Miyaki 33°20′53″N 130°26′54″E / 33.347998°N 130.448356°E / 33.347998; 130.448356 (Himekata Keyhole Mound) [50]
Tamashima Kofun
Tamashima kofun
Takeo 33°10′02″N 130°03′17″E / 33.167337°N 130.054650°E / 33.167337; 130.054650 (Tamashima Kofun) [51]
Tsutsumi Earthworks
Tsutsumi dorui ato
Kamimine 33°20′50″N 130°25′24″E / 33.347236°N 130.423207°E / 33.347236; 130.423207 (Tsutsumi Earthworks) [52]
Shishiga Castle Site
Shishiga-jō ato
Karatsu 33°18′44″N 130°02′30″E / 33.312311°N 130.041733°E / 33.312311; 130.041733 (Shishiga Castle Site) [53]
Chasenzuka Kofun
Chasenzuka kofun
Ogi 33°17′26″N 130°11′45″E / 33.290575°N 130.195971°E / 33.290575; 130.195971 (Chasenzuka Kofun) [54]
Takayanagi Ōtsuka
Takayanagi ōtsuka
Miyaki 33°21′28″N 130°25′50″E / 33.357793°N 130.430481°E / 33.357793; 130.430481 (Takayanagi Ōtsuka) [55]
Gongenyama Keyhole Mound and No.2 Mound
Gongenyama zenpōkōen-fun oyobi nigō-fun (en-fun)
Ogi 33°18′20″N 130°13′09″E / 33.305461°N 130.219145°E / 33.305461; 130.219145 (Gongenyama Keyhole Mound and No.2 Mound) [56]
Maruyama Kofun
Maruyama kofun
Ogi 33°18′19″N 130°13′22″E / 33.305228°N 130.222878°E / 33.305228; 130.222878 (Maruyama Kofun) [57]
Taijako Kofun
Taijako kofun (ichigō-fun)
Takeo 33°12′19″N 130°01′43″E / 33.205192°N 130.028493°E / 33.205192; 130.028493 (Taijako Kofun) [58]
Tsumayama Kofun Cluster No.4 Mound
Tsumayama kofun-gun yongō-fun
Shiroishi decorated kofun 33°11′16″N 130°05′52″E / 33.187667°N 130.097737°E / 33.187667; 130.097737 (Tsumayama Kofun Cluster No.4 Mound) [59]
Yoshinogari Site
Yoshinogari iseki
Kanzaki area surrounding the Special Historic Site Yoshinogari-iseki saidan.JPG 33°19′19″N 130°22′53″E / 33.321958°N 130.381279°E / 33.321958; 130.381279 (Yoshinogari Site) [60]
Kishitake Castle Site
Kishitake-jō ato
Karatsu 33°21′24″N 129°58′40″E / 33.356699°N 129.9777031733°E / 33.356699; 129.9777031733 (Kishitake Castle Site) [61]
Kogumayama Kofun
Kogumayama kofun
Saga 33°19′11″N 130°15′21″E / 33.319636°N 130.255966°E / 33.319636; 130.255966 (Kogumayama Kofun) [62]
Sayantani Kofun
Sayantani kofun
Shiroishi 33°10′45″N 130°04′42″E / 33.179155°N 130.078254°E / 33.179155; 130.078254 (Sayantani Kofun) [63]
Takashi Jinja Site
Takashi Jinja iseki
Kanzaki 33°16′59″N 130°23′14″E / 33.282988°N 130.387180°E / 33.282988; 130.387180 (Takashi Jinja Site) [64]
Miyaki 33°19′32″N 130°28′32″E / 33.325419°N 130.475435°E / 33.325419; 130.475435 (Chirikudoi) [65]
Saga Castle Site
Saga-jō ato
Saga Saga castle shachinomon gate.jpg 33°14′43″N 130°18′08″E / 33.245364°N 130.302229°E / 33.245364; 130.302229 (Saga Castle Site) [66]
Hisagozuka Kofun
Hisagozuka kofun
Karatsu 33°33′49″N 129°53′06″E / 33.563712°N 129.884877°E / 33.563712; 129.884877 (Hisagozuka Kofun) [67]
Kishidake Old Kiln Site
岸岳古窯跡 (道納屋窯跡)
Kishidake koyō ato (Michinaya kama ato)
Karatsu 33°21′28″N 129°58′13″E / 33.357847°N 129.970322°E / 33.357847; 129.970322 (Kishidake Old Kiln Site) [68]
Nita Haniwa Kiln Site
Nita haniwa kama ato
Karatsu 33°27′21″N 130°03′00″E / 33.455720°N 130.049973°E / 33.455720; 130.049973 (Nita Haniwa Kiln Site) [69]

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, a further eighty-two sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[26]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  2. ^ 史跡名勝天然記念物 [Number of Monuments of Japan by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties: 史跡名勝天然記念物 (史跡, 特別史跡 佐賀県 2県以上)" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 指定文化財等件数一覧 [List of Cultural Properties] (in Japanese). Saga Prefecture. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h 国指定 (史跡の部) 01 [National Historic Sites 1] (in Japanese). Saga Prefecture. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Yoshinogari Historical Park". Yoshinogari Historical Park. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  7. ^ 基肄城 [Kii Castle] (in Japanese). Kiyama Town. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  8. ^ 基肄城 [Kii Castle] (in Japanese). Chikushino City. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  9. ^ Aston, W.G (1972) [1896]. Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697. 2. Tuttle. pp. 283f. ISBN 0-8048-0984-4. 
  10. ^ おつぼ山神籠石 [Otsuboyama Kōgoishi] (in Japanese). Takeo City. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  11. ^ 安永田遺跡 [Yasunagata Site] (in Japanese). Tosu City. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  12. ^ 横田下古墳 [Yokotashimo Kofun] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  13. ^ a b c d e 国指定 (史跡の部) 02 [National Historic Sites 2] (in Japanese). Saga Prefecture. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  14. ^ 柿右衛門窯跡 [Kakiemon Kiln Site] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  15. ^ 国指定 (史跡の部) 01 [National Historic Sites 3] (in Japanese). Saga Prefecture. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  16. ^ "勝尾城筑紫氏遺跡" [Katsuno Castle Chiku Clan Site]. Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  17. ^ 西隈古墳 [Nishikuma Kofun] (in Japanese). Kyushu National Museum. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  18. ^ 多久聖廟 [Taku Seibyō] (in Japanese). Taku City. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  19. ^ 多久聖廟 [Taku Seibyō] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  20. ^ 色鍋島 [Nabeshima iro-e] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  21. ^ "iro-e". Japanese Architecture and Art Net Users System. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  22. ^ 田代太田古墳 [Tashiroōta Kofun] (in Japanese). Tosu City. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  23. ^ 田代太田古墳 [Tashiroōta Kofun] (in Japanese). Kyushu National Museum. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
  24. ^ "Mietsu Shipyard Archaeological Site". The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
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  26. ^ 都道府県別指定等文化財件数(市町村分) [Number of Municipal Cultural Properties by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 May 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 

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