List of Historic Sites of Japan (Miyagi)

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

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National Historic SitesEdit

As of 1 December 2020, thirty-seven Sites have been designated as being of national significance (including one *Special Historic Site); the Dewa Sendai Kaidō Nakayamagoe Pass spans the prefectural borders with Yamagata.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
*Taga-jō ruins
多賀城跡附寺跡
Taga-jō ato tsuketari tera ato
Tagajō Nara period castle ruins 38°18′22″N 140°59′18″E / 38.30605267°N 140.9884156°E / 38.30605267; 140.9884156 (Taga-jō ruins) 2, 3 181
Iji Castle ruins
伊治城跡
Iji-jō ato
Kurihara Nara period castle ruins 38°45′51″N 141°02′18″E / 38.76416712°N 141.03826252°E / 38.76416712; 141.03826252 (Iji Castle ruins) 2 3372
Tōmizuka Kofun
遠見塚古墳
Tōmizuka kofun
Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai Kofun period tumulus 38°14′17″N 140°54′52″E / 38.23803712°N 140.91432803°E / 38.23803712; 140.91432803 (Tōmizuka Kofun) 1 210
Koganeyama Gold Mine
黄金山産金遺跡
Koganeyama sankin iseki
Wakuya Nara period gold mine, where gold was extracted for the Tōdai-ji Daibutsu[5] 38°33′36″N 141°08′22″E / 38.56013333°N 141.13935106°E / 38.56013333; 141.13935106 (Koganeyama Gold Mining Site) 6 208
Iwakiri Castle ruins
岩切城跡
Iwakiri-jō ato
Miyagino-ku, Sendai Muromachi period castle ruins 38°18′49″N 140°56′28″E / 38.31356378°N 140.94115294°E / 38.31356378; 140.94115294 (Iwakiri Castle ruins) 2 231
Miyazawa Site
宮沢遺跡
Miyazawa iseki
Ōsaki Nara/Heian period fortification ruins 38°37′34″N 140°56′55″E / 38.62607632°N 140.9486792°E / 38.62607632; 140.9486792 (Miyazawa Site) 2 225
Former Yūbikan and Garden
旧有備館および庭園
kyū-Yūbikan oyobi teien
Ōsaki Edo period han school and gardens; also a Place of Scenic Beauty 38°39′27″N 140°51′48″E / 38.65739275°N 140.86346346°E / 38.65739275; 140.86346346 (Former Yūbikan and Garden) 4 185
Former Arikabe-juku Honjin
旧有壁宿本陣
kyū-Arikabe-juku honjin
Kurihara Edo period shukuba 38°52′04″N 141°07′31″E / 38.86788006°N 141.12523057°E / 38.86788006; 141.12523057 (Former Arikabe-juku Honjin) 6 213
Sanjūsangendō Kanga ruins
三十三間堂官衙遺跡
Sanjūsangendō kanga iseki
Watari Heian period county headquarters 38°04′04″N 140°51′07″E / 38.06786695°N 140.85186878°E / 38.06786695; 140.85186878 (Sanjūsangendō Kanga ruins) 2 236
Sannō-Gakoi Site
山王囲遺跡
Sannō-Gakoi iseki
Kurihara Jōmon period settlement ruins 38°44′29″N 140°56′56″E / 38.74141787°N 140.94900745°E / 38.74141787; 140.94900745 (Sannō-Gakoi Site) 1 214
Yamamae Site
山前遺跡
Yamamae iseki
Misato Jōmon period settlement ruins 38°32′19″N 141°02′55″E / 38.5387426°N 141.04855829°E / 38.5387426; 141.04855829 (Yamamae Site) 1 223
Yamahata Cave Tomb Cluster
山畑横穴群
Yamahata yokoana-gun
Ōsaki Kofun period cave tombs 38°31′15″N 140°55′34″E / 38.52086301°N 140.92601206°E / 38.52086301; 140.92601206 (Yamahata Cave Tomb Cluster) 1 217
Numazu Shell Mound
沼津貝塚
Numazu kaizuka
Ishinomaki Jōmon period shell midden 38°26′43″N 141°22′40″E / 38.44524914°N 141.37770841°E / 38.44524914; 141.37770841 (Numazu Shell Mound) 1 216
Jō Palisade Site
城生柵跡
Jō-no-saku iseki
Kami Nara period castle ruins 38°35′00″N 140°51′06″E / 38.58337481°N 140.85175977°E / 38.58337481; 140.85175977 (Jō Palisade ruins) 2 230
Nishinohama Shell Mound
西の浜貝塚
Nishinohama kaizuka
Matsushima Jōmon period shell midden 38°22′53″N 141°04′57″E / 38.38138014°N 141.08252851°E / 38.38138014; 141.08252851 (Nishinohama Shell Mound) 1 218
Sendai Kōriyama Kanga ruins
仙台郡山官衙遺跡群
Sendai Kōriyama kanga iseki-gun
Taihaku-ku, Sendai Nara period provincial capital ruins; designation includes the Kōriyama temple ruins (郡山廃寺跡) 38°13′14″N 140°53′31″E / 38.22064405°N 140.89197918°E / 38.22064405; 140.89197918 (Sendai Kōriyama Kanga ruins) 2 00003496
Sendai Castle
仙台城跡
Sendai-jō ato
Aoba-ku, Sendai Edo period castle 38°15′12″N 140°51′10″E / 38.25325201°N 140.85291586°E / 38.25325201; 140.85291586 (Sendai Castle) 2 3371
Sendai Domain Hanayama Village Nuruyu Bansho
仙台藩花山村寒湯番所跡
Sendai-han Hanayama-mura Nuruyu-bansho ato
Kurihara Edo period magistrate's office 38°51′43″N 140°46′42″E / 38.86186519°N 140.77821221°E / 38.86186519; 140.77821221 (Sendai Domain Hanayama Village Nuruyu Bansho Site) 6 204
Daikichiyama Tile Kiln Site
大吉山瓦窯跡
Daikichiyama kawara kama ato
Ōsaki Heian period kiln ruins 38°37′23″N 140°55′17″E / 38.62304744°N 140.92136018°E / 38.62304744; 140.92136018 (Daikichiyama Tile Kiln Site) 6 221
Daigigakoi Shell Mound
大木囲貝塚
Daigigakoi kaizuka
Shichigahama Jōmon period shell midden 38°18′18″N 141°02′38″E / 38.30488442°N 141.04376513°E / 38.30488442; 141.04376513 (Daigigakoi Shell Mound) 1 209
Nakazawame Shell Mound
中沢目貝塚
Nakazawame kaizuka
Ōsaki Jōmon period shell midden 38°37′15″N 141°05′54″E / 38.62079136°N 141.09843563°E / 38.62079136; 141.09843563 (Nakazawame Shell Mound) 1 234
Nagane Shell Mound
長根貝塚
Nagane kaizuka
Wakuya Jōmon period shell midden 38°36′06″N 141°08′40″E / 38.60166494°N 141.14434859°E / 38.60166494; 141.14434859 (Nagane Shell Mound) 1 212
Higashiyama Kanga ruins
東山官衙遺跡
Higashiyama kanga iseki
Kami Heian period county headquarters 38°35′56″N 140°48′12″E / 38.59898939°N 140.80324041°E / 38.59898939; 140.80324041 (Higashiyama Kanga ruins) 2 3209
Hinodeyama Tile Kiln Site
日の出山瓦窯跡
Hinodeyama kawara kama ato
Shikama Heian period kiln ruins 38°30′53″N 140°52′59″E / 38.51460064°N 140.88304491°E / 38.51460064; 140.88304491 (Hinodeyama Tile Kiln Site) 6 222
Iinozaka Kofun Cluster
飯野坂古墳群
Iinozaka kofun-gun
Natori Kofun period tumuli 38°09′44″N 140°52′38″E / 38.16228003°N 140.87728684°E / 38.16228003; 140.87728684 (Iinozaka Kofun Cluster) 1 228
Myōdate Kanga ruins
名生館官衙遺跡
Myōdate kanga iseki
Ōsaki Heian period county headquarters 38°36′38″N 140°53′45″E / 38.61046218°N 140.895892°E / 38.61046218; 140.895892 (Myōdate Kanga ruins) 2 232
Kido Tile Kiln Site
木戸瓦窯跡
Kido kawara kama ato
Ōsaki Heian period kiln ruins 38°37′17″N 141°02′25″E / 38.62147784°N 141.04014587°E / 38.62147784; 141.04014587 (Kido Tile Kiln Site) 6 220
Raijinyama Kofun
雷神山古墳
Raijinyama kofun
Natori Kofun period tumulus 38°09′04″N 140°52′48″E / 38.15124998°N 140.87988488°E / 38.15124998; 140.87988488 (Raijinyama Kofun) 1 202
Satohama Shell Mound
里浜貝塚
Satohama kaizuka
Higashimatsushima Jōmon period shell midden 38°20′20″N 141°08′30″E / 38.33896857°N 141.14162773°E / 38.33896857; 141.14162773 (Satohama Shell Mound) 1 237
Mutsu Kokubun-ji ruins
陸奥国分寺跡
Mutsu Kokubunji ato
Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai provincial temple of Mutsu Province 38°15′05″N 140°54′10″E / 38.2514063°N 140.9027068°E / 38.2514063; 140.9027068 (Mutsu Kokubunji Site) 3 180
Mutsu Kokubun-niji ruins
陸奥国分尼寺跡
Mutsu Kokubunniji ato
Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai provincial nunnery of Mutsu Province 38°15′06″N 140°54′34″E / 38.25163389°N 140.90952776°E / 38.25163389; 140.90952776 (Mutsu Kokubunniji Site) 3 180
Mutsu Kami Kaidō
陸奥上街道
Mutsu kami kaidō
Ōsaki Ancient highway 38°40′51″N 140°52′06″E / 38.68093169°N 140.86838421°E / 38.68093169; 140.86838421 (Mutsu Kami Kaidō) 6 201
Yanase-ura Site
梁瀬浦遺跡
Yanaseura iseki
Kakuda Jōmon period settlement ruins 38°00′26″N 140°45′17″E / 38.0073185°N 140.7545955°E / 38.0073185; 140.7545955 (Yanaseura Site) 1 235
Grave of Hayashi Shihei
林子平墓
Hayashi Shihei no haka
Aoba-ku, Sendai Bakumatsu period military scholar grave 38°16′36″N 140°51′04″E / 38.27667589°N 140.85122121°E / 38.27667589; 140.85122121 (Hayashi Shihei Grave) 7 227
Dewa Sendai Kaidō Nakayamagoe Pass
出羽仙台街道中山越
Dewa Sendai kaidō Nakayamagoe
Ōsaki Ancient highway; Designation includes an area of Mogami in Yamagata Prefecture 38°43′32″N 140°39′32″E / 38.72561455°N 140.65877788°E / 38.72561455; 140.65877788 (Dewa Sendai Kaidō Nakayamagoe Pass) 6 194
Irinosawa Site
入の沢遺跡
Irinosawa iseki
Kurihara Jōmon period settlement ruins 38°43′48″N 141°01′17″E / 38.73011°N 141.02140°E / 38.73011; 141.02140 (Irinosawa Site) 1 00003989
Akai Kanga Ruins
赤井官衙遺跡群
Akai kanga iseki-gun
Higashimatsushima designation includes the Yomoto Cave Tombs (矢本横穴) 38°24′32″N 141°10′56″E / 38.408998°N 141.182308°E / 38.408998; 141.182308 (Akai Kanga Ruins) 2 [1]

Prefectural Historic SitesEdit

As of 20 May 2020, fifteen Sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[4][6]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Kamezuka Kofun
かめ塚古墳
Kamezuka kofun
Iwanuma 38°07′18″N 140°52′10″E / 38.121568°N 140.869467°E / 38.121568; 140.869467 (Kamezuka Kofun) [2]
Nagiriya temple ruins
菜切谷廃寺跡
Nagiriya Haiji ato
Kami 38°35′07″N 140°51′42″E / 38.585218°N 140.861785°E / 38.585218; 140.861785 (Nagiriya Haiji Site) [3]
Toya-Hachiman Kofun
鳥屋八幡古墳
Toya-Hachiman kofun
Taiwa 38°24′33″N 140°55′51″E / 38.409264°N 140.930847°E / 38.409264; 140.930847 (Toya-Hachiman Kofun) [4]
Daimachi Kofun Cluster
台町古墳群
Daimachi kofun-gun
Marumori 37°54′42″N 140°47′31″E / 37.911667°N 140.791984°E / 37.911667; 140.791984 (Daimachi Kofun Cluster) [5]
Tomizawa Magaibutsu
富沢磨崖仏群
Tomizawa magaibutsu-gun
Shibata 38°06′46″N 140°48′48″E / 38.112848°N 140.813270°E / 38.112848; 140.813270 (Tomizawa Magaibutsu) [6]
Takanosu Kofun Cluster
鷹の巣古墳群
Takanosu kofun-gun
Shiroishi 38°00′04″N 140°38′15″E / 38.001040°N 140.637628°E / 38.001040; 140.637628 (Takanosu Kofun Cluster) [7]
Izumisawa Kofun Cluster
和泉沢古墳群
Izumisawa kofun-gun
Ishinomaki 38°32′31″N 141°19′45″E / 38.541939°N 141.329273°E / 38.541939; 141.329273 (Izumisawa Kofun Cluster) [8]
Toriyagasaki Kofun Cluster
鳥矢ヶ崎古墳群
Toriyagasaki kofun-gun
Kurihara 38°48′44″N 141°00′22″E / 38.812334°N 141.006067°E / 38.812334; 141.006067 (Toriyagasaki Kofun Cluster) [9]
Hedahara Shell Mound
平田原貝塚
Hedahara kaizuka
Higashimatsushima 38°27′23″N 141°11′15″E / 38.456420°N 141.187588°E / 38.456420; 141.187588 (Hedahara Shell Mound) [10]
Atagoyama Kofun - Yakushidō Kofun
愛宕山古墳・附薬師堂古墳
Atagoyama kofun tsuketari Yakushidō kofun
Murata 38°05′33″N 140°42′57″E / 38.092629°N 140.715777°E / 38.092629; 140.715777 (Atagoyama Kofun - Yakushidō Kofun) [11]
Nitoda Shell Mound
仁斗田貝塚
Nitoda kaizuka
Ishinomaki 38°17′40″N 141°25′24″E / 38.294383°N 141.423279°E / 38.294383; 141.423279 (Nitoda Shell Mound) [12]
Tatsuganesan Sutra Mounds
田束山経塚群
Tatsuganesan kyōzuka-gun
Minamisanriku 38°44′59″N 141°28′01″E / 38.749783°N 141.466999°E / 38.749783; 141.466999 (Tatsuganesan Sutra Mounds) [13]
Semine Ichirizuka
瀬峰一里塚
Semine ichirizuka
Kurihara 38°39′46″N 141°02′12″E / 38.662643°N 141.036590°E / 38.662643; 141.036590 (Semine Ichirizuka) [14]
Neyaji Kofun Cluster
念南寺古墳群
Neyaji kofun-gun
Shikama 38°31′57″N 140°52′59″E / 38.532464°N 140.883136°E / 38.532464; 140.883136 (Neyaji Kofun Cluster) [15]
Yoshiokahigashi Kanga ruins Site
吉岡東官衙遺跡
Yoshiokahigashi kanga iseki
Taiwa 38°26′18″N 140°53′42″E / 38.438222°N 140.894889°E / 38.438222; 140.894889 (Yoshiokahigashi Government Offices Site) [16]

Municipal Historic SitesEdit

As of 1 May 2020, a further two hundred and fifty Sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  2. ^ 史跡名勝天然記念物 [Number of Monuments of Japan by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties: 史跡名勝天然記念物 (史跡, 特別史跡 宮城県)" (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  4. ^ a b 宮城県の史跡一覧 [List of Historic Sites in Miyagi Prefecture] (in Japanese). Miyagi Prefecture. 20 May 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. ^ 黄金山産金遺跡 [Koganeyama Gold Mining Site] (in Japanese). Miyagi Prefecture. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  6. ^ 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 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  7. ^ 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 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2021.

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