Hiraizumi -UNESCO World Heritage-

[By car]About 35 minutes from Hotel City Plaza Kitakami [By JR train]JR Kitakami Station – JR Hiraizumi Station 32 minutes(riding time)

At the 35th World Heritage Committee in 2011, the temples, gardens, and sites of Hiraizumi were inscribed onto the World Heritage List, for their value as an excellent and unique example of an earthly representation of the Pure Land.。

●Chuson-ji temple(中尊寺) 
●Motsu-ji temple(毛越寺) 
●The ruins of Kanjizaio-in temple(観自在王院跡) 
●The ruins of Muryoko-in temple(無量光院跡) 
●Mt. Kinkei-san(金鶏山)  Chuson-ji temple is famous for its Golden Hall named “Konjikido” (金色堂).

*The photos below / clockwise : Mt. Kinkei-san, The ruins of Muryoko-in temple, Motsu-ji temple, The ruins of Kanjizaio-in temple 
*Google map below : Hotel City Plaza Kitakami ≫ Motsu-ji temple