HIRAIZUMI

Hiraizumi is a town in Iwate Prefecture of Tohoku region, which is famous for the three temples which form the World Heritage Site known as the 'Historic Monuments and Sites of Hiraizumi'. The three temples include Chusonji Temple, Kanjizaio-in Temple and Motsuji Temple. Hiraizumi was the base for Hiraizumi Fujiwaras and thus has several historic sites, which also include the ruins of Muryoko-in Temple and Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamon Hall.

Address:
Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture.


Map:
Hiraizumi Map including surrounding attractions see.

HIRAIZUMI ATTRACTIONS

HIRAIZUMI TEMPLES

Chusonji Temple
Chusonji Temple is a Tendai Buddhist temple in Hiraizumi Iwate Prefecture. The Golden Hall (Konjiki-do) is one of the two buildings to survive from the original Chusonji Temple complex. Konj...

Kanjizaio-in Temple
Kanjizaio-in Temple is the site of a Buddhist temple in Hiraizumi Iwate Prefecture. Kanjizaio-in Temple was directly across the Frontier Way from the Enryuji and Kashoji temples (now within ...

Motsuji Temple
Motsuji Temple is a Tendai Buddhist temple in Hiraizumi Iwate Prefecture. Motsuji Temple complex includes a Jodo (pure land) Japanese garden that contains the ruins of two much older temples...

Author: Craig Fryer

Hiraizumi

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