|Designation||National Important Cultural properties|
|Designated Date||September 17,1954|
|Designated Date in detail|
|HomePage||Hiraizumi's Cultural Heritage|
Shakuson-in Gorintou Total height: 149.0cm, pagoda height (from the beneath of the base stone to top of Kuurin):135.3cm
Daiza ( a pedestal ): one side 81.6cm, Isseki-tukuridasi ( made of one large stone), top has a lotus base, and a mortise to receive Chirin.
Chirin ( earth ): one side 51.5cm, Isseki-tukuridasi, Sanskrit letters carved on Lotus base with a circular pattern all around. Hollowed out a round shape inside.
Suirin ( water ): maximum diameter 51.5cm, Isseki-tukuridasi. Sanskrit letters carved on Lotus base with a circular pattern all around. Hollowed out a round shape inside.
Karin ( fire ): one side 62.0cm, Sanskrit letters carved on all around.
Top has a mortise.
Kuurin ( air ): maximum diameter 29.8cm, Sanskrit letters carved on all around.
It is quite a valuable as the oldest Gorinto with dated inscription of “April 23, 1166” clearly noted in one side of the pedestal.