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Bridges & shrines in Japan
Hi, I've recently come on board as a reviewer and I'd love clarification on a few things in my location.
I'm based in Japan, and I've seen a few types of nominations that I couldn't decide:
- Bridges and parks: in Japan, almost every bridge and park is named with a sign plate, no matter how small. It's very rare to see something without a name/sign whatsoever. Is there anything else I should consider before accepting all of them (provided the submission info is high-quality?)
- Standing stones/shrines: there are also lots of roadside shrines/stone tablets here. Some are named with a signboard and sometimes a brief description on its historical significance. Similar question, is there anything else I should consider? Depending on the area, there could be a lot of them, especially near temples, often only 2-3 meter apart inside the temple compound.
- There's also another type of shrine that's unnamed. They're usually very small, sometimes just a standing stone. They are usually maintained by residents of the area, sometimes offerings may be present. So they are culturally seen as a special site. Should I accept this nomination on the basis of cultural significance?