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Chuson-ji Temple (中尊寺)

 0191462211  Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Koromonoseki 202

This temple was reportedly founded in 850 by Jikaku Daishi, a monk associated with Enryaku-ji Temple in Hieizan (Mt. Hiei). Fujiwara Kiyohira is said to have laid the substantial foundation of the temple. Sights on the premises include the Konjikido, which has been designated as a National Treasure, and the Sankozo, which houses a collection of more than 3,000 cultural properties left by the Oshu Fujiwara lords. In 2011 the cultural heritage of Hiraizumi including Chuson-ji Temple was registered as a World Heritage Site.

Details

Hours
8:30-17:00
[11/Apr.-Feb. Sunday end] 8:30-16:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[ChargeAdmission fee area Kannadomi/praised hall/warehouse/old building block] Adults 800 yen, High School Students 500 yen, Junior High School Students 300 yen, Elementary School Students 200 yen
Parking Lot
Available(490spaces)
Credit Card
Available

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