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Oshu Hiraizumi Travel Guide

Oshu Hiraizumi is the former capital of the land of Mutsu in ancient Japan. It is located southern Iwate prefecture. The site of Hiraizumi remains many gardens, temples and ruins which historically valuable enough to be registered as UNESCO world heritage site. Also mountain side of this area have many beautiful nature spots such as Genbi valley.

The contents of this area

Area Distribution : Iwate

Chusonji Temple

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Access to Oshu Hiraizumi

By Car

Use Tohoku Express Way. Exit at Ichinoseki.

By Train

Use Tohoku Shinkansen to Ichinoseki Station.

Sightseeing Guide: Oshu Hiraizumi

Oshu Hiraizumi is the former capital of the land of Mutsu in ancient Japan. It is located southern Iwate prefecture. The site of Hiraizumi remains many gardens, temples and ruins which historically valuable enough to be registered as UNESCO world heritage site. Also mountain side of this area have many beautiful nature spots such as Genbi valley.