Kokuseki-ji Temple

Established in 729, the Tohoku’s first Shugendo temple with a sleeping Buddha in the lushly green city of Oshu

An ancient Tohoku temple that has enshrined many valuable statues of Buddha including the Sedentary Statue of Yakushi Nyorai created in the 9th century, the standing statues of Nikko and Gekko Bosatsu that were donated by Korehira Fujiwara who was the builder of Motsu-ji Temple, and the statues of the Four Guardian Kings which have been designated as National Important Cultural Properties.
Business Hours
Saturday ( 9:0 AM ~ 4:0 PM )
Sunday ( 9:0 AM ~ 4:0 PM )
Weekdays ( 9:0 AM ~ 4:0 PM )

[close] No scheduled holidays.
Adult: 300 JPY
Children: 200 JPY

To view the Buddhist statues, prior reservation by telephone is necessary
Yamauchi-17 Mizusawaku Kuroishichō Ōshū-shi, Iwate-ken
(0197) 26-4168

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