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A promotional video was created for the World Heritage group "The Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region"

In this video, Japanese literature researcher Robert Campbell personally visits the sites and surroundings of the "Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region", which were registered as a World Heritage in 2017. He discusses his personal impressions and introduces a very easy-to-understand way to see the sites of the World Heritage that are scattered across mainland Kyushu and the Oshima island.

 Okinoshima (also referred to as "Kami yadoru no shima"  in Japanese, meaning "Island where Gods Dwell") is an island that tells the tale of international exchange in ancient East Asia; the Munakata Taisha shrines located on the 3 islands serve as centers of religious faith; the Shinbaru-Nuyama Mounded Tomb Group are the tombs of those in who were charge of performing rituals on Okinoshima.
Through interactions with the people of the region who have protected these properties since ancient times, the video showcases these sites' value as World Heritage.
We encourage you to take a look at the images of these sites that have been passed down since antiquity, now part of one of the world's precious Heritage.

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Episode 3

Episode 4

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