Awareness Raising on Protection of Cultural Properties

Protection and Awareness Raising of Cultural Properties

  • Protection of Cultural Properties Logo

  • Cultural Properties Protection Week

  • Fire Prevention Day for Cultural Properties

  • Documentary Films of Craft Techniques

  • Trainings on Cultural Properties

    It is very important to preserve, utilize, and inherit cultural properties, including buildings, fine arts and crafts, monuments, and folk cultural properties that have been created, fostered, and passed down through Japan's long history.

    The Agency for Cultural Affairs, in close cooperation with independent administrative institutions and other partners, organize various training programs, for staff of the cultural properties administration divisions of prefectural and municipal Boards of Education, curators from art galleries and museums, and engineers from organizations engaged in the preservation and utilization of cultural properties.

Protecting Cultural Properties from Fires, Crimes, and Disasters

Cultural properties are the people's common heritage and cannot be recovered once they are lost or damaged by fires, crimes, or other causes. Tremendous effort is required for proper management to protect them. The Agency for Cultural Affairs thus has ensured the protection of cultural properties from fires and crimes by issuing various guidelines.

Protecting Cultural Properties (Buildings) from Earthquake

"The Day for Registered Cultural Properties," "The Day for Heritage of Modernization," and the Simultaneous Opening to the Public Project


Cultural Properties Department

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