Chusonji Temple [World Heritage Site]

Tendai sect, Tohoku Daihonzan. The name of the mountain is Kanzan, and Jikaku Daishi is the founder of the mountain.
At the beginning of the 12th century, the first Lord Kiyohira of the Oshu Fujiwara clan built many temples and pagodas, including the Tahoto and Nikai Daido.
Its purpose was to comfort the spirits of those who died in the long wars of the First Nine Years War and the Second Third Year War, and to build a Buddhist nation.
Unfortunately, the hall and pagoda were destroyed by fire in the 14th century, but it is still a treasure trove of Heian art, containing over 3,000 national treasures and important cultural properties, including the Kaneiroki Hall.

202 Hiraizumi, Hiraizumi-cho, Nishiiwai-gun, Iwate 029-4195
Business Hours
Summer (3/1-11/3) 8:30-17:00
Winter period (11/4-end of February) 8:30-16:30
Adults 800 yen, high school students 500 yen, junior high school students 300 yen, elementary school students 200 yen
Chusonji Office
Phone number 0191-46-2211
FAX number 0191-46-2216
[Summer] Lotus late July

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