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Takkoku No Iwaya, Japan

About Takuko-No-Iwaya temple:- The Takuko-No-Iwaya is one of the Buddhist temple in Hiraizumi in the Southern Iwate prefecture in the Tohuku region of Japan which is dedicated to the Bishamonen. The temple got founded in Sakanoue no Tamuramaro in 801 AD which commemorate the victory of the local Emishi tribes. The Takkoku No Iwaya is located approximately upto six Kilometers of Southwest of Hiraizumi and it is between the centre of town along with Genbikei gorge. The temple is built below an overhanging cliff and it incorporates a shallow cave which contains a statue of Bishamon-Ten and the bas-relief image of Buddha got carved into rock face.

How can reach:- Takkoku no Iwaya (Tatsutani Cave Bishamon ADO) is located in Hiraizumi town in the Iwate Prefecture of the Japan country. It is just 44 KM distance from Tokyo capital city.

Its nearest station is Hiraizumi where is available Tohoku Main Line. It is just 0.5 KM far from Hiraizumi town centre. Tourists can get here express trains to other parts of the country.

"Hanamaki Airport" is exact 59.1 KM distance from Hiraizumi town where tourists can get domestic and some international flights to China, Thailand and Taiwan countries direct.

Visit Timings (Open Hours):-

8.00 am to 5.00 pm : April to October

8.00 am to 4.30 pm : November to March

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):-

¥ 300.0 : General Adult (Above 12 Years)

¥ 100.0 : Student (elementary or junior high school)

Contact Number (Phone):- +81 191-46-4931

Completed to Open:- 801 AD

Japan National Treasure site:- Yes

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

Location:- Hiraizumi, Japan (Iwate Prefecture).

Tourist Attractions:- Chuson-ji Temple, Motsu-ji Temple, Takkoku no Iwaya Bishamon-do, Museum, Kinkeisan - Buddhist sutras, Yanaginogosho Iseki - palace, Muryoko-in Ato - Temple.

Things to Do:- thousand year old temple visit "Takkoku no Iwaya", Visit Statue of Basho, walking, bike riding.

Website:- http://www.iwayabetto.com


Weather Temperature

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Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Hiraizumi Club-Farm & Resort (+81 191-26-0015), Hiraizumi Hot Spring Ryokan Soba'an Shizukatei (+81 191-34-2211), Ltd. Hiraizumi Hotel Musashibo (+81 191-46-2241), Kanpo no Yado Ichinoseki (+81 191-29-2131), Hotel New Esashi (+81 197-35-6101), Nuruyusanso Hotel (+81 228-56-2040), Matsuri Matsurube Onsen Kamakura (+81 191-39-2877).

Affordable Hotels:- Yabitsu Onsen Rui Izumi Pavilion (+81 191-39-2031), Chisun Inn Iwate Ichinoseki IC (+81 191-25-6911), Hotel Route-Inn Ichinoseki Inter (+81 191-33-2011), Kura Hotel Ichinoseki (+81 191-31-1111), Toyoko Inn Ichinoseki Ekimae (+81 191-31-1045), Hotel Sunroute Ichinoseki (+81 191-26-4311), National Hostel Sun Hotel Koromogawa-so (+81 197-52-3311).

Distances from Hiraizumi Town:-

Tokyo City : 454.4 KM

Yokohama City : 476.4 KM

Osaka City :956 KM

Nagoya City : 744 KM

Sapporo City : 700.2 KM

Kyoto City : 905.5 KM

Nara City : 939.6 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Hanamaki Airport" is domestic and international airport where tourists can get flight to domestic cities along with to China, Taiwan and Thailand. It is just 59.1 KM distance from town.

Nearest Railway station:- Hiraizumi Station - Tohoku Main Line (0.5 KM). Tourists can get her express trains to Tokyo capital and other cities.

Bues Services:- Buses are available from "Hanamaki Airport" (59.1 Km) to Hiraizumi Town tour.

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

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