The Daisen burial mound, left, is one of 49 in the Mozu and Furuichi areas of Osaka Prefecture that has gained approval for inclusion in UNESCO's World Heritage list. (Asahi Shimbun file photo).

Imperial cemeteries receive recognition of the status of World Heritage Site

A flock of 49 "kofun" tombs, for example those considered for the historical emperors, was accepted for addition in 6

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