Munakata Shrine and Okinoshima’s Mysteries: UNESCO Considers Japanese Island As World Heritage Site

  Update: On July 9, 2017, UNESCO inscribed the Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region on the World Heritage List. Shortly before the approval, Japan Forward visited the Munakata region to learn the traditional meaning of these sites. Our original report is as follows. This week, UNESCO will consider Japan’s […]