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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.
202 Koromonoseki, Hiraizumi, Nishiiwai, Iwate
Adults ¥ 800High school students ¥ 500Junior high school students ¥ 300Elementary school students ¥ 200
March 1st to November 3rd: 8:30-17:00November 4th to the end of February: 8:30-16:30
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.
A 25-minute walk from JR Hiraizumi Station to the temple approach, Chuson-ji Tsukimizaka Slope.
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