Muryokoin Ruins

The remains of a glorious temple of the past related through a pond, embankments and foundation stones

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There was once a gorgeous temple built to resemble Byodo-in Temple of Kyoto, but it burned down with the collapse of the Fujiwaras. Now, only remnants of the temple remain. They have been registered as a World Heritage site as a part of the Historic Monuments and Sites of Hiraizumi.
Iwate-ken, Nishiiwai-gun, Hiraizumi-chō, Hiraizumi, Hanadate 無量光院跡
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