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Chusonji, A temple of the Tendai sect of Buddhism

Hiraizumi's most famous attraction, Chusonji was established in 850 as a temple of the Tendai sect of Buddhism. The temple came to prominence when the northern branch of the Fujiwara clan moved their base to Hiraizumi. At its peak, the temple consisted of a large network of dozens of buildings.

Issued Country Japan
Issued Year 2011
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps Buddhist Landscape
Type Postage Stamps
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