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Hakusan Heisenji Shrine ex-precincts

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Hakusan Heisenji Shrine ex-precincts Katsuyama City

Historic site designated by the national government

As the base of Hakusan Worship.Hakusan Heisenji Shrine developed sophisticated technique of utilizing stones for town planning earlier than any other city in Japan and developed into one of the largest religious cities in Japan in the medieval period equipped with stone-paved paths and stone walls constructed in a planned manner. Their technique was introduced to the castle town of Ichijodani by Asakura clan, a warrior family.

Heisenji, Heisenji-cho, Katsuyama City

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