Chūson-ji is a Buddhist temple in the town of Hiraizumi in southern Iwate Prefecture, Japan. It is the head temple of the Tendai sect in Tōhoku region of northern Honshu. The temple claims it was founded in 850 by Ennin, the third chief abbot of the sect. [Wikipedia] / Photo: © JNTO
The ashes of history's ancient Motsuji Temple still rests upon the town of Hiraizumi. Located in Iwate prefecture, the ruins of Japan's world..
Genbikei is a ravine or river gorge that has been designated a Place of Scenic Beauty and Natural Monument in Ichinoseki, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. [Wikipedia] ..
Tohoku contains some of Japan's most undiscovered treasures, and while the 2011 tsunami and earthquake damaged the region, it..