We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Motsu-ji Temple

58 Hiraizumi Osawa, Hiraizumi-cho, Nishiiwai-gun 029-4102, Iwate Prefecture
+81 191-46-2331
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice for a stroll but there are better gardens

This garden is nice but there are much better ones. However, it does have one special feature and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2014
jspace63
,
Arizona, USA
Mostly ruins

Just a second voice to exactly echo the opinions expressed by Seasondtraveller below. There are... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2013
NomDG
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 306 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good54%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“small museum” (2 reviews)
“lake” (4 reviews)
“gardens” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:15
LOCATION
58 Hiraizumi Osawa, Hiraizumi-cho, Nishiiwai-gun 029-4102, Iwate Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 191-46-2331
Write a Review
Reviews (306)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

11 - 13 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2014

This garden is nice but there are much better ones. However, it does have one special feature and that is the inlet stream to the lake. It is very nicely landscaped in the Japanese style. Not worth a special trip but if you're in the...More

Thank jspace63
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Just a second voice to exactly echo the opinions expressed by Seasondtraveller below. There are essentially no buildings here, so you'll need a good imagination to make much of it. It's not terrible, it's just not the most important thing to see.

Thank NomDG
Reviewed 8 July 2012

There used to be a number of buildings here but very little is left, which is a bit frustrating. The pond is pretty and the park alright, as are the standing temple and shrine, but this place is less interesting than Chuson-ji or Bishamon.

Thank Seasondtraveller
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Ekimae Bashokan
25 reviews
.80 km away
Yumenokaze
10 reviews
.94 km away
Bashokan
10 reviews
.71 km away
Tayuguro
5 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hiraizumi Cultural Heritage Center
60 reviews
.67 km away
Takadachi Gikeido
69 reviews
1.20 km away
Site of Muryoko-in
47 reviews
.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Motsu-ji Temple staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit