Trace of Genpei

The historical spots related to Genpei War which happened between Taira clan and Genji clan from 1180 to 1185.

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Muryokoin Temple

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Muryokoin Temple (無量光院) was constructed by Hidehira, the 3rd lord of Oshu Fujiwara. In the 12th century, it was a beautiful temple and almost entirely a copy of Uji's Byodoin, theh location of the famous Phoenix Hall in Uji, Kyoto. Today, the temple was lost, but the ruins of beautiful garden remains.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking. No restroom.

0. at Ichinoseki Station.
1. use JR Tohoku Line to Hiraizumi (9 min.)
2. walk north (10 min.)