Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamondo Hall (Takkoku Seikoji Temple)

Temple
This temple of the Tendai sect of Buddhism is located in the Hiraizumi-cho area of Nishiwai County, Iwate Prefecture. This cascade temple worships Bishamonten, which is in the Bishamondo Hall, and is a nationally designated Historic Site. In addition, it is also famous for having a torii gate, which is rare in temples. Many tourists visit to enjoy the different scenery of every season.

Spot details

Address
Iwate Pref. Nishiwaigunhiraizumichou Hiraizumi Kitazawa 16
Phone
0191464931
Hours
8:00-17:00 [Winter] 8:00-16:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 500yen [Junior and senior high school students] 100yen [Up to elementary school student] Free
Parking Lot
Available(30spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available (English Pamphlet Available)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Part of the religious tapestry of Hiraizumi
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.11.14
    This temple does not take that long to visit with its main feature being the Buddha carved into the cliff face. Nevertheless it played an important role in the history of this area and has impressive...
  • A place you can rid your sorrows
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.08.14
    The quiet serene feeling you get here is something astounding. Here you cannot harm animals (including insects), consume food, or have bad feelings/thoughts (according to the pamphlet). This is a...
  • Worth a visit only if you pass by
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.06.09
    It is alright if you pass by but this is a reconstruction. There is nothing much left of the old one.

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