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Hiraizumi Cultural Heritage Center (平泉文化遺産センター)

 0191464012  Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Hanadate 44

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.

Details

Hours
9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)
Closed
New Year's Holiday (phone/HP confirmation required)
Fees
Entrance Free
Parking Lot
Available (Cars40spaces, 3spaces for disabled people)
Credit Card
Not available

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Review of Hiraizumi Cultural Heritage Center

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/14 Puts Hiraizumi's heritage into context
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 Hiraizumi's World Heritage...
Reviewed:2017/03/09 Beautiful place to walk on a snowy day
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...
Reviewed:2016/08/25 Not much here
There's really not much here, mainly some dolls dressed in ancient costumes.
Would suggest giving it a miss and heading to Konjikido.
Reviewed:2015/11/05 Try the courtesan's dress
It's a fun place that shows some of the artefacts of the temple and how it was rebuilt. You will have a chance to wear the silk dress worn by the courtesan.... It was heavy only with two layers. The...
Reviewed:2014/11/10 Fantastic UNESCO Heritage site
Visited Hiraizumi in October first week. situated about 100km of Morioka, can be easily accessed by JR shinkansen, need to get down at Ischinoseki station & change train to Hiraizumi. Takes about...

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