The national capital Tokyo is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) south of Hiraizumi, while Nagano is 230 miles (370 kilometers) to the southwest.
During a sightseeing tour of Hiraizumi, you can’t miss the old places of worship. The Chuson-ji Temple and the Motsu-Ji Temple are two of Hiraizumi’s best examples of these. Enjoy the reverential atmosphere at these special places.
When the weather’s fine, pay a visit to Pure Land Garden, where visitors can enjoy some time outdoors. Families love to visit here for the relaxed atmosphere and well-designed gardens.
The Golden Hall, the Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamon-do and the Takadachi Gikeido are just a few more of the must-see landmarks sure to please visitors in the Hiraizumi region.