World Heritage / Hiraizumi - Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land

Criteria: (ii) (vi) | Date of Inscription: 2011 | Location: Iwate Prefecture | Justification for Inscription

UNESCO

Things to see

Motsu-ji

Pure Land garden
Pure Land garden
This temple built in the middle of the 12th century by the second lord, Motohira and includes a Pure Land garden (a special place for scenic beauty) and Jogyo-do Hall (a special historic site and special place for scenic beauty).

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