Hiraizumi Cultural Heritage Center

Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
This free facility introduces the history and culture of Hiraizumi in an understandable way through wall panels and videos. Items such as documents related to Hiraizumi’s World Heritage sites and articles recovered from the ground during excavation projects are displayed. Paying a visit before sightseeing will deepen your understanding of Hiraizumi’s history and culture and make for a more enjoyable visit. Audio guides that support four languages are also available for use by foreign visitors.

Spot details

Address
Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Hanadate 44
Phone
0191464012
Hours
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
New Year's holiday (telephone/HP required)
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available(34spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Vegetarian Menu
Not available
English Menu
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Visit this Cultural Heritage Center to get an overview of Hiraizumis significanced an ga
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.11.01
    If you have time, start here to understand the 100 years when Hiraizumi was the most important center of Japan. Chusonji is the head temple of Tendai Buddhism in northeast Japan and it was founded...
  • Puts Hiraizumis heritage into context
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.11.14
    We only discovered the Cultural Heritage Centre on a walk from our hotel while exploring the surrounding area. A visit to here should be the initial step in exploring Hiraizumis World Heritage...
  • Beautiful place to walk on a snowy day
    5.0 Reviewed:2017.03.09
    We spent a relaxing afternoon walking through the temple complex at Hiraizumi and footpaths that connect them with the Hiraizumi train station (just two stops from our hotel in Ichinoseki). Snow...

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