Thursday, October 10, 2013

Tohoku travel report Part39 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan,Hiraizumi Chusonji

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan,Hiraizumi.

Hiraizumi Chusonji.
The temple of the Tendai sect of Buddhism. 

The principal image is Amitabha Tathagata. 
The temple connected with Mr. Oshu Fujiwara. 
Konjikido Hall is famous. 

An approach is an ascent hill. 

This hill is called the "tsukimi-zaka". 
It is a cedar avenue. 

This hill that has some Buddhist temples in both sides is gone up. 



I went to Gikeido. 
I go also to Benkeido. 

Benkei and Yoshitsune


Hondo's gate

I get a Shuin here. 

Hondo's Shuin 


The votive picture of eyes

It is said that eyes have divine favor. 

My eyes worsened recently. 
Therefore, I visited to pray. 


Treasure hall. 

It is necessary to pay an admission fee here. 

An admission fee is paid
The visit ticket of the set with Konjikido is sold. 

Photography is prohibition. 

The hall that houses Konjikido Hall

Konjikido is hall on which gold leaf was stuck. 

A golden hall is indoors. 
It is for preventing degradation. 

An old hall 
The hall for the past golden hall is located at somewhere else. 
It can go into inside.

The Shuin of the Konjikido

I get a Shuin at the Konjikido.

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