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Chuson-ji Temple

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The temple was built by the Fujiwara Family for praying for peaceful Utopia of Buddhism in the twelfth century.

It is dotted with the buildings of the temple in the forest of the hill, and every building has its historical value,

so each building is worth seeing.

Among them, the most striking one as a historical inheritance is the Konjikido.

It is a precious building decorated with golden leaves through which people

can know the gorgeous Buddhism cultures of Tohoku, so it is the attraction of Hiraizumi.


Access and Getting Around

Frequent tour buses start from Hiraizumi Station.

1. 5 km from Hiraizumi Station, a 20- minute walk.

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