Motsuji Temple

0 0 Reviews

The ashes of history's ancient Motsuji Temple still rests upon the town of Hiraizumi. Located in Iwate prefecture, the ruins of Japan's world heritage sites still fills visitors with a tranquil peace as they stroll through the scenic beauty of its pure land gardens.

Информация

Адрес

Osawa-58 Hiraizumi, Nishiiwai District, Iwate 029-4102 (Карта) (Направления)

Рабочее время

8:30 - 17:00 Закрыто

Opening Hours

Понедельник 8:30 - 17:00
Вторник 8:30 - 17:00
Среда 8:30 - 17:00
Четверг 8:30 - 17:00
Пятница 8:30 - 17:00
Суббота 8:30 - 17:00
Воскресенье 8:30 - 17:00
Holidays 8:30 - 17:00

Price

¥500

Номер телефона

0191-46-2331

Веб-сайт сайт

motsuji.or.jp

Highlights

Temple Garden

The garden is best enjoyed through a leisurely walk along the stone path that crests the edge of the pond. 500 meters in length and surrounded by seasonal flowers, a stroll of the entire park will take you less than an hour.

Photo: elminium / CC BY 2.0

Hondo

The principal hall that acts as the centre point of current day Motsuji Temple. Within the hall stands a statue of Yakushi, the healing Buddha that acts as a focal point of worship. Yakushi is said to respond to prays for good health or those wishing for a swift recovery from disease or illness.

Omikuji (paper fortune-telling) can also be found at the front of the Hondo. If you pay attention to locals or those well informed attending this temple, you will find that the traditional "2 hand claps" before praying isn't performed here. Instead, you will find those offering their prayers silently, with their hands pressed together in worship.

Photo: Takahashi J / CC BY-SA 3.0

A treasure house or Cultural Assets Repository

A building that has on display some of Motsuji's historical and cultural artefacts. Twelfth-century Motsuji artefacts used in the "Ennen No Mai" longevity ritual such as costumes, written works, historic records and even Buddhist statues can all be found here.

The Kaisando

A building in honour of the third head of the Tendai sect and the three Fujiwara lords who ruled over Hiraizumi. This hall commemorates Ennin (Jikaku Daishi), third head abbot of the Tendai sect, said to have been the one who founded Motsuji. Inside you can find a statue of the Dainichi Buddha and a painting of the three Hiraizumi Fujiwara lords, Kiyohira, Motohira, and Hidehira.

Photo: Ymblanter / CC BY-SA 4.0

General Amenities

  • Free guides/pamphlets
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access
  • Wheelchair rental

Как добраться

Motsuji is a 3-minute ride from JR Hiraizumi Station by the Hiraizumi Loop Bus or a 7-minute walk.

Motsuji Temple

0

0 Reviews
  • 5 звезд 0
  • 4 звезд 0
  • 3 звезд 0
  • 2 звезд 0
  • 1 звезд 0

Reviews

Исследовать

Chusonji Temple

Chūson-ji is a Buddhist temple in the town of Hiraizumi in southern Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is the head temple of the Tendai sect in Tōhoku regi..

Иватэ 1.7km away

Genbikei Gorge

Genbikei is a ravine or river gorge that has been designated a Place of Scenic Beauty and Natural Monument in Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. [Wikipedia] ..

Иватэ 7km away
Зимнее очарование Иватэ 9

Зимнее очарование Иватэ

В Тохоку находится много самых сокрытых сокровищ Японию. Не смотря на то, что в 2011 цунами и землетрясение повредили этот рег..

Исследовать Hiraizumi

Is this your listing?

Own or manage this property?

Обратная связь