Shot taken by drone of the terraced rice paddies of Shiroyone. Long shot of the terraced paddies taken from the air, bird's-eye view looking straight down on the terraced paddies.
The terraced rice paddies of Shiroyone are situated on a number of hilly slopes along the Japan Sea. There are 1,004 terraced rice paddies in an area of about 4 hectares. They are a well-known sightseeing spot in the northern part of the Noto Peninsula (Oku-noto area), being regarded as a traditional Japanese landscape. The terraced paddies form part of the Noto Satoyama and Sato-umi site. In 2011, it became the first site in Japan to designated under the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems.
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