Photo Report

Inspection Visit to Amami Oshima and Tokunoshima islands in Kagoshima Prefecture

December 18-20, 2018

Parliamentary Vice-Minister Katsumata visited two islands in the Amami Archipelago following the government's decision to recommend them, along with the northern part of the main island of Okinawa and the prefecture's Iriomote Island, as a candidate for listing as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2020.

At the Observation Point of the Summit of Mt. Yuwandake in Amami-Oshima Island
At the Amami Wildlife Conservation Center in Amami-Oshima Island
Route Inspection at the foot of Mt. Inokawadake in Tokunoshima Island