Chuson-ji Temple
Chuson-ji Temple
Chuson-ji Temple
Chuson-ji Temple
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This temple was established in 850 by the high priest of Hieizan Enryaku-ji, Jikaku Daishi Ennin. It is designated as an Important Cultural Property and also registered as a World Heritage Site. It is one of the greatest collections of Heian era Buddhist art in eastern Japan, as Konjikido (the Golden Hall), paintings, calligraphy, and other craft works are preserved here in very good condition.

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  • Address

    202 Koromonoseki, Hiraizumi, Nishiiwai, Iwate

    Directions

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  • Entry fee

    Adults ¥ 800
    High school students ¥ 500
    Junior high school students ¥ 300
    Elementary school students ¥ 200

  • Opening Hours

    March 1st to November 3rd: 8:30-17:00
    November 4th to the end of February: 8:30-16:30

  • Closed

    -

  • Website

    http://www.chusonji.or.jp/

  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    A variety of events are held throughout the year. In particular, a procession held during the Spring Fujiwara Matsuri (May 1st to May 5th) called "Minamoto no Yoshitsune-ko Azuma Kudari Gyoretsu" is a sight to behold.

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