List of Places of Scenic Beauty of Japan (Kumamoto)

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This list is of the Places of Scenic Beauty of Japan located within the Prefecture of Kumamoto.[1]

National Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 August 2014, nine Places have been designated at a national level.[2][3]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Shōhinken Gardens
旧熊本藩八代城主浜御茶屋(松浜軒)庭園
kyū-Kumamoto-han Yatsushiro-jō-shu hama-ochaya (Shōhinken) teien
Yatsushiro 2013年06月08日撮影 松浜軒 - panoramio.jpg 32°30′34″N 130°35′47″E / 32.50941405°N 130.59635207°E / 32.50941405; 130.59635207 (Shōhinken Gardens) 1 [1]
Suizen-ji Jōju-en
水前寺成趣園
Suizenji Jōju-en
Kumamoto also an Historic Site 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) 1, 8 [2]
Mount Sengan and Mount Katabuto
千厳山および高舞登山
Sengan-san oyobi Takabuto-yama
Kami-Amakusa 32°31′22″N 130°26′30″E / 32.52270172°N 130.44179961°E / 32.52270172; 130.44179961 (Mount Sengan and Mount Katabuto) 11 [3]
Shiramei and Mizushima
不知火及び水島
Shiramei oyobi Mizushima
Uki, Yatsushiro 水島さん Mizushima Island, Kumamoto Prefecture - panoramio.jpg 32°28′19″N 130°34′09″E / 32.471989°N 130.569184°E / 32.471989; 130.569184 (Shiramei and Mizushima) 11 [4]
Kumezuka and Kusasenrigahama
米塚及び草千里ヶ浜
Kumezuka oyobi Kusasenrigahama
Aso, Minamiaso KOMETUKA01.jpg 32°53′01″N 131°03′09″E / 32.883606°N 131.052400°E / 32.883606; 131.052400 (Kumezuka and Kusasenrigahama) 9 [5]
Myōken Bay
妙見浦
Myōken-ura
Amakusa also a Natural Monument Myou-ken-ura.JPG 32°24′19″N 129°59′47″E / 32.40515659°N 129.9965171°E / 32.40515659; 129.9965171 (Myōken Bay) 8 [6]
Ryūgatake
竜ヶ岳
Ryūgatake
Kami-Amakusa 32°24′17″N 130°22′47″E / 32.40462763°N 130.37980397°E / 32.40462763; 130.37980397 (Ryūgatake) 11 [7]
Ryūsentō Island
竜仙島(片島)
Ryūsentō (Katashima)
Amakusa also a Natural Monument 32°08′45″N 129°58′22″E / 32.14582768°N 129.97267427°E / 32.14582768; 129.97267427 (Ryūsentō Island) 8 [8]
Mount Rokurōji
六郎次山
Rokurōji-yama
Amakusa 32°16′04″N 130°05′18″E / 32.26768943°N 130.0884173°E / 32.26768943; 130.0884173 (Mount Rokurōji) 11 [9]

Prefectural Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, four Places have been designated at a prefectural level.[4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Unganzen-ji Precinct
雲巌禅寺境内
Unganzenji keidai
Kumamoto also a Prefectural Historic Site Iwato Kannon 500 Rakan 02.jpg 32°49′10″N 130°37′22″E / 32.819583°N 130.622833°E / 32.819583; 130.622833 (Unganzenji Precinct) [10]
Mangan-ji Gardens
満願寺庭園
Manganji teien
Minamioguni also a Prefectural Historic Site 満願寺庭園 - panoramio.jpg 33°04′34″N 131°05′45″E / 33.076125°N 131.095927°E / 33.076125; 131.095927 (Manganji Gardens) [11]
Gorōgataki Falls
五老ヶ滝
Gorōgataki
Yamato also a Prefectural Natural Monument Gorogataki Waterfall.jpg 32°40′51″N 130°59′43″E / 32.680917°N 130.995139°E / 32.680917; 130.995139 (Gorōgataki Falls) [12]
Hijiri Falls
聖滝
Hijiri-daki
Yamato also a Prefectural Natural Monument 32°40′55″N 131°00′39″E / 32.682062°N 131.010890°E / 32.682062; 131.010890 (Hijiri Falls) [13][permanent dead link]

Municipal Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, thirty Places have been designated at a municipal level.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014. Retrieved 3 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. Archived from the original on 30 June 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties: 史跡名勝天然記念物 (名勝, 特別名勝 熊本県)" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  4. ^ 都道府県別指定等文化財件数(都道府県分) [Number of Prefectural Cultural Properties by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 May 2014. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  5. ^ 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. Archived from the original on 14 May 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2014.