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Motsuji Temple, Japan

About Motsu-ji Temple:- Motsu-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of Tendai sect in the town of Hiraizumi in Southern Iwata Prefecture and is considered to be a historic area which surrounds it. It also contains the ruins of two older temples by the name of Enryu-Ji along with Kasho-Ji in a Jodo or the pure land garden. The current temple got built in the 18th Century and it bears no relation with ancient temple structures which once stood here. Like other monuments Motsu-Ji is also listed with UNESCO World Heritage Site and are called the historic monuments and sites of Hiraizumi with numerous visit by people as it is a great Buddhist wonder.

How can reach:- Motsuji Temple is located near of the Hiraizumi city in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is Exact 454.4 distance from Tokyo capital city.

Ichinoseki is the nearest main railway station where tourists can get bullet and express trains to other cities which is exact 7.1 KM far from Hiraizumi.

"Hanamaki Iwate Airport" is just 59.1 KM far from Hiraizumi town where tourists can get domestic flights to other major cities of the Japan.

Visit Timings (Open Hours):-

8.30 am to 5.00 pm : 3 March to 4 Nov

8.30 am to 4.30 pm : 5 Nov to 4 March

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):-

General

¥ 500.0 : An individual

¥ 450.0 : Group (Minimum 30 persons)

¥ 400.0 : Group (Minimum 100 persons)

High school students

¥ 300.0 : An individual

¥ 270.0 : Group (Minimum 30 Students)

¥ 240.0 : Group (Minimum 100 Students)

Elementary & junior high school students

¥ 100.0 : An individual

¥ 90.0 : Group (Minimum 30 Students)

¥ 80.0 : Group (Minimum 100 Students)

Contact Number (Phone):- +81 191-46-2331

Completed Built Year:- 850

UNESCO World Heritage site:- from 2011

Address:- Osawa-58 Hiraizumi, Nishiiwai District, Iwate Prefecture 029-4102, Japan.

Location:- Nishiiwai District, Japan (Northern).

Tourist Attractions:- Chuson-ji Temple, Motsu-ji Temple, Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamon-do - cave temple, Kanjizaio-in Ato, Muryoko-in Ato, Yanaginogosho Iseki - palace and Yanaginogosho Museum.

Things to Do:- Temples trip, walking, Cultural Activities, Longevity Dance, Motsuji Hatsukayasai (20th Night) Festival - Jan, Spring Fujiwara Festival- May, Iris Festival(June to July), Bush Clover Festival - September, Fall Fujiwara Festival - November .

Website:- http://www.motsuji.or.jp


Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -5.6 -5.2 -2.2 3.0 8.5 13.8 18.1 19.6 14.6 7.3 1.5 -2.4
Average High (℃) 1.8 2.9 7.0 14.4 19.7 23.5 26.4 28.3 23.6 17.6 10.6 4.6

Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Hiraizumi Club-Farm & Resort (+81 191-26-0015), Ltd. Hiraizumi Hotel Musashibo (+81 191-46-2241), Genbikei Onsen Itsukushien (+81 120-155-940), Matsuri Matsurube Onsen Kamakura (+81 191-39-2877), Nuruyusanso Hotel (+81 228-56-2040), Plaza Inn Mizusawa (+81 197-25-8811).

Affordable Hotels:- Toyoko Inn Ichinoseki Ekimae (+81 191-31-1045), Chisun Inn Iwate Ichinoseki IC (+81 191-25-6911), Kajiyabekkan Ramakkoro Yamaneko Yado (+81 191-47-3377), Hotel Sunroute Ichinoseki (+81 191-26-4311), Toyoko Inn Ichinoseki Ekimae (+81 191-31-1045), Ryokan Iris Yu (+81 191-46-3323).

Distances from Hiraizumi:-

Tokyo City : 454.4 KM

Yokohama City : 476.4 KM

Osaka City : 956.0 KM

Nagoya City : 743.9 KM

Sapporo City : 700.2 KM

Kyoto City : 905.5 KM

Fukuoka City : 1516.8 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Hanamaki Iwate Airport" is a domestic airport of the Japan where tourists can get flights to other cities of the Japan which is exact 59.1 KM distance from Hiraizumi.

Nearest Railway Station:- Ichinoseki - Tohoku Shinkansen, Tohoku Main Line & Ofunato Line (7.1 KM distance). Tourists can get here express and Bullet trains to other cities of the Japan cournty.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Hanamaki Iwate Airport" (59.1 KM) to Hiraizumi tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Hanamaki Iwate Airport" (59.1 KM) to Hiraizumi tour.