Category Japanese Culture

“Chusonji Temple” A Legacy of the Magnificent Culture of the 12th Century, The first World Heritage Site in TOHOKU

Hiraizumi Chusonji 2016 is a commemorative year for Chusonji Temple and Hiraizumi; it has been nearly 5 years since this location was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established by the Fujiwara clan, rulers of northern Japan during the Heian…

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