List of Places of Scenic Beauty of Japan (Saitama)

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

National Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 July 2014, three Places have been designated at a national level; Sanbaseki Gorge spans the prefectural borders with Gunma and Landscape of Oku no Hosomichi is a serial designation spanning ten prefectures.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Nagatoro Valley
長瀞
Nagatoro
Nagatoro/Minano also a Natural Monument Nagatorokeikoku2.jpg 36°05′46″N 139°06′54″E / 36.09618973°N 139.11491542°E / 36.09618973; 139.11491542 (Nagatoro Valley) 6 [1]
Sanbaseki Gorge
三波石峡
Sanbasekkyō
Kamikawa also a Natural Monument; designation includes an area of Fujioka in Gunma Prefecture RIMG0027.JPG 36°07′46″N 139°01′46″E / 36.12935391°N 139.02935467°E / 36.12935391; 139.02935467 (Sanbaseki Gorge) 5, 6 [2]
Landscape of Oku no Hosomichi - Sōka-matsubara
おくのほそ道の風景地 草加松原
Oku no Hosomichi no fūkei-chi Sōka-matsubara
Sōka designation spans ten prefectures 草加松原1.jpg 35°50′11″N 139°48′27″E / 35.836342°N 139.807549°E / 35.836342; 139.807549 (Sōka-matsubara) [3]

Prefectural Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 July 2014, six Places have been designated at a prefectural level.[4][5]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Mount Tenran Scenery
天覧山の勝
Tenran-zan no katsu
Hannō Hanno Mt.Tenran 1.jpg 35°51′43″N 139°18′30″E / 35.861857°N 139.308314°E / 35.861857; 139.308314 (Mount Tenran Scenery) [4]
Mount Monomi Iwadonosan Kannon Scenery
物見山岩殿山観音の勝
Monomi-yama Iwadono-san Kannon no katsu
Higashimatsuyama Iwadonosan Shobo-ji 03a.jpg 36°00′05″N 139°21′44″E / 36.001358°N 139.362355°E / 36.001358; 139.362355 (Mount Monom Iwadanosan Kannon Scenery) [5]
Tamayodo
玉淀
Tamayodo
Yorii Tamayodo Dam.jpg 36°06′55″N 139°09′54″E / 36.115274°N 139.164870°E / 36.115274; 139.164870 (Tamayodo) [6]
Ogose Plum Grove
越生の梅林
Ogose bairin
Ogose Ogose bairin2.JPG 35°58′20″N 139°16′26″E / 35.972206°N 139.273961°E / 35.972206; 139.273961 (Ogose Plum Grove) [7]
Nakatsu Gorge
中津峡
Nakatsu-kyō
Chichibu Nakatsu in Autumn.JPG 35°59′46″N 138°47′40″E / 35.996054°N 138.794339°E / 35.996054; 138.794339 (Nakatsu Gorge) [8]
Heirin-ji Wooded Precinct
平林寺林泉境内
Heirinji rinsen keidai
Niiza Heirinji Sanmon 2009.jpg 35°47′35″N 139°33′40″E / 35.793137°N 139.561086°E / 35.793137; 139.561086 (Heirinji Wooded Precinct) [9]

Municipal Places of Scenic Beauty[edit]

As of 1 May 2013, twenty-four Places have been designated at a municipal level.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 29 July 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 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties: 史跡名勝天然記念物 (名勝, 特別名勝 埼玉県 2県以上)" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 埼玉県内の国・県指定等文化財件数 [Counts of Cultural Properties] (in Japanese). Saitama Prefecture. 1 April 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  5. ^ 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. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  6. ^ 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 29 July 2014. 

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