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World Heritage Coin Set 15. Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land –

Hiraizumi– Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land – comprises five assets:Chūson-ji Temple, Mōtsū–ji Temple, Kanjizaiō–in Temple Site and Muryōkō–in Temple Site, which contain a group of artistic architectural works and gardens created during the 12th century by theŌshū Fujiwara family to spatially represent the Buddhist Pure Land (Paradise) on earth; and sacred Mount Kinkeisan, which is directly integrated with the four aforementioned temple sites both contextually and spatially. Hiraizumi was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in June 2011.

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