Protecting the Foundations of Tokushima Castle

I admire the Japanese dedication to preservation of historical sites and monuments. I appreciate being able to visit historical sites and to see the structures as they existed in years and centuries past — either in their original form or in a restored condition. Fortunately, the Japanese government (national and local) takes care to preserve many important sites, and the Japanese people respect and appreciate those sites as well. (I rarely see trash on the ground in Japan, and graffiti and other forms of defacement of property are rare as well.) You can see this care at work on the fortifications

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