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Not for the temple but for the amazing view

From Takamatsu, with Kotoden line, get off at Yashima station (a 10 minute ride) and get on the bus... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Another example of a Shinto Temple

It s in a pretty setting and if you are into Temple gazing pay it a visit if you have time to... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Camberwell, Australia
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13 May 2018
“Not for the temple but for the amazing view”
30 Apr 2017
“Another example of a Shinto Temple”
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1808 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-841-9418
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

From Takamatsu, with Kotoden line, get off at Yashima station (a 10 minute ride) and get on the bus to the temple (bus stop just in front of the station). If you want to walk uphill consider it is a one hour walk. If you...More

Thank ItalyMar
Reviewed 30 April 2017

It s in a pretty setting and if you are into Temple gazing pay it a visit if you have time to wander around the site.

Thank Aussiebd
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely temple to visit with a variety of interesting buildings, shrines, statues and deities. Traditional souvenirs and religious charms available. Unfortunately the museum was not open when I went and I was disappointed as I wanted to see the artefacts but it was a...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spectacular place, well worth a visit - but be warned you need to walk uphill to reach this - most people go by bus tour. A little commercialised for this sort of thing - lots of tacky shops I thought, but some wonderful thing and...More

Thank colin1957
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Compared to some of the sites on the 88-temple pilgrimage on Shikoku, Yashima-ji is quite developed. It is at the top of a small mountain with a great view of the Inland Sea. Take time to stroll around the mountaintop, as history buffs will enjoy...More

Thank Lara N
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Good walking pilgrimage! Loved it and walked it! Would recommend go experienced long distances walkers only! English speaking a must and some Japanese spoken is an added value! Ganbatai!

2  Thank ethique1995
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is the 84th temple in the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage, Yashima-ji, is located atop the mountain. I came here a few times because it has nice sunset scenery especially if the weather is clear.

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We paid a ¥630 toll fare to drive up Yashima mountain. There’s a large parking lot at the top of the drive with an aquarium (but we didn’t go to this). This is also the site of the 84th temple in the 88 Temple Pilgrimage...More

1  Thank brown-and-cony
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is a wonderful place for an afternoon visit. One of the most outstanding sunsets of my life. Very serence and beautiful. I also found th Buddhist Temple of great interest.

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 10 August 2015

It is one of the 88-pilgrimage-temples, compared with others it's not especially big or charming but it's located on the top of yashima mountain so you can enjoy an amazing view. You can reach the top of the mountain, and the temple, by bus from...More

Thank MiguelKSerrano
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