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Chusonji Temple

Treasures of Buddhism art representing the World Heritage site, Hiraizumi.

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Chusonji Temple
Chusonji temple has 1,150 years of history and is registered as a World Heritage. There are more than 10 buildings in the precincts such as the main temple, Mineyakushi-do hall, Shaka-do hall, and Dainichi-do hall -- especially, gilded Konjiki-do, small amid hall is the symbol of Chusonji and the building itself is a crystallization of arts and crafts. In the Sankozo, a treasure house, where more than 3,000 treasures and cultural assets are housed. You can enjoy the pinnacle of the Heian Period Buddhism art.
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Chusonji Temple
202, Kitome, Hiraizumi, Hiraizumi-cho, Nishiiwai-gun, Iwate

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)
From Hiraizumi Station to Chusonji Temple
Five minutes (via bus)

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