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Pseudonym reading Shaking tone
Specified type Country designated / important cultural property
Type Building
Designated date September 17, 1954
Specified details
quantity 1 unit
location Hiraizumi-cho Hiraizumi character clothing
owner Buddhist temple
Holding group Chusonji Temple
Management organization
home page Hiraizumi's cultural heritage


The Buddha House, consisting of a pedestal and an Olympic ring (with no wheels), has a total height of 149.0 cm (from the bottom of the stone to the top of the empty ring) and 135.3 cm of tower height (from the bottom of the ground ring to the top of the empty ring).
Pedestal 81.6 cm per side, single stone construction, upper lotus position, the upper surface is scooped so that the earth ring can enter.
Ground ring One side 51.5 cm, one stone construction, engraver circle with a circle lotus seat in all directions.
Internal round scoop.
Fire ring Maximum diameter 51.5 cm, single stone construction, engrave circle with lotus position in all directions.
Internal round scoop.
Water ring 62.0 cm on one side, inscribed on all sides.
Drill a hole at the top.
Empty wheel Maximum diameter 29.8 cm, engrave in all directions.
Drill a hole at the top.
On the side of the pedestal, there is the inscription of "An'an 4th year (1166) □ 丑 April 23rd" and it is valuable as the oldest Olympic tower in Japan.