An encounter with the cultural personality of Iwate Encyclopedia of Cultural Information in Iwate
The Cultural Heritage in Hiraizumi
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Hiraizumi contains various cultural heritages which related to Oushu Fujiwara Family, as represented by Chuson-ji, the National Treasure.

It consists of “Tangible Cultural Properties”, “Folklore Cultural Assets” and “Memorials (include Buried cultural Properties)” among the cultural assets specified by “the Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties”.

classification Tangible Cultural Properties (construction, arts and crafts) Folklore
Cultural
Asset
(Tangible and Intangible)
Memorials
(monuments, places of scenic beauty)
total
Nationally-designated 29 1 8 38
Prefecturally-designated 31 4 0 35
total 60 5 8 73
( unit / number of items )
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National Prefectural