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Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land

April 17 to December, 2021

World Heritage Registration Tenth Anniversary Events

In the 12th century, Hiraizumi was established as an ideal town, an expression of Amitabha's Pure Land, in the Tohoku region, far from the capital of Kyoto. It is a city founded on the idea of building a peaceful society. The year 2021 marks the tenth anniversary of World Heritage registration, and a number of events at places like Chuson-ji Temple, Moetsu-ji Temple, and Hiraizumi itself. 

【Event details】
https://www.pref.iwate.jp/kyouikubunka/sekaiisan/hiraizumi/1038537.html

【Information for visiting the World Heritage site】
https://hiraizumi.or.jp/en/

*The schedule and content of the above event information may be changed depending on the weather or the organizer's circumstances. Please check the website before going out.

Tracing Japanese History via World Heritage Sites

Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure LandHiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land

Tracing Japanese History via World Heritage Sites

For details of the event, please contact the tourist association.

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