#096: Pine Grove on Miho (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#096: Pine Grove on Miho (category: world heritage site)

Pine Grove on Miho Japan

Pine Grove on Miho is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (selected in 2013), along with Mount Fuji (refer to #095). It is regarded as one of very important factors of the beautiful scenery around Mount Fuji.

More accurately, the name on the list is "Miho-no-Matsubara Pine Tree Grove". The word "matsu" is "pine" in English (refer to #072) and "bara" is "field", respectively. The pine grove on the Miho Peninsula overlooked by Mount Fuji has been inspiring many artists since ancient times.

Pine Grove on Miho

(Friday, February 28th, 2014)    See Archive

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