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Hiraizumi

A town of Buddhism paradise.

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Hiraizumi
Hiraizumi town is known for the Konjiki-do at Chusonji temple, a small gilded amida hall. The town is called the capital of Buddhism. Many temples influenced by the pure land philosophy are spotted in the town as well as many historic sites. The World Heritage consists of 5 sites; Chusonji temple, Motsuji temple, the ruins of Kanjizaio-in, the ruins of Muryoko-in, and Mt. Kinkei. All of the five sites constitute the land of Perfect Bliss. There are many other valuable temples and ruins besides World Heritage sites in Hiraizumi. Why don’t you come and see the land of Perfect Bliss?
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    Hiraizumi Station
    76, izumiya, Hiraizumi, Hiraizumi-cho, Nishi-Iwai-gun, Iwate-ken

    Access from major landmarks

    Morioka Station - Chusonji Temple
    From Morioka Station to Ichinoseki Station
    Forty minutes (via JR Shinkansen Yamabiko)
    From Ichinoseki Station to Hiraizumi Station
    Ten minutes (via JR Tohoku Line)

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