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Endangered Heritage in JapanEdit

There are 7 sites in Japan listed on the World Monuments Fund World Monuments Watch (2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 lists).

  1. Early Twentieth Century Architecture in Tsukiji(2016)
  2. Sanro-Den of Sukunahikona Shrine
  3. East Japan Earthquake Heritage Sites
  4. Denchu Hirakushi House and Atelier
  5. Machiya Townhouses
  6. East Japan Earthquake Heritage Sites
  7. Machiya Townhouses

Wikimedia activity in JapanEdit

There is no Wikimedia user group or chapter in Japan, there have been no Wiki Loves Monuments competitions in Japan.

Immovable cultural heritage management in JapanEdit

Nationally sites are listed on the Cultural Properties of Japan, as maintained by the Agency for Cultural Affairs

Legal protection for immovable cultural heritage works in JapanEdit

Policy decisions on access to public informationEdit

Legislations hindering the distribution of pictures in JapanEdit

Freedom of panorama exists in Japan only for buildings

Museums or archives that might be willing to make their digitized material available under a free licenseEdit