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Motsu-ji Temple

58 Hiraizumi Osawa, Nishiiwai-gun, Hiraizumi-cho 029-4102, Iwate Prefecture
+81 191-46-2331
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Nice for a stroll but there are better gardens

This garden is nice but there are much better ones. However, it does have one special feature and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2014
jspace63
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Arizona, USA
Mostly ruins

Just a second voice to exactly echo the opinions expressed by Seasondtraveller below. There are... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2013
NomDG
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average21%
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3 weeks ago
““Jodo Teien” or the Pure Land Garden and the Ancient Temple sites”
1 Dec 2016
“Beautiful and peaceful”
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:15
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58 Hiraizumi Osawa, Nishiiwai-gun, Hiraizumi-cho 029-4102, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This garden is nice but there are much better ones. However, it does have one special feature and that is the inlet stream to the lake. It is very nicely landscaped in the Japanese style. Not worth a special trip but if you're in the...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2013

Just a second voice to exactly echo the opinions expressed by Seasondtraveller below. There are essentially no buildings here, so you'll need a good imagination to make much of it. It's not terrible, it's just not the most important thing to see.

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Reviewed 8 July 2012

There used to be a number of buildings here but very little is left, which is a bit frustrating. The pond is pretty and the park alright, as are the standing temple and shrine, but this place is less interesting than Chuson-ji or Bishamon.

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