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Temple 80 of the 88 Buddhist Temple Pilgrimage

Very easy to get to, this is the 4th temple named “Kokubunji” on the 88 Buddhist Temple Pilgrimage... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Takamatsu, Japan
Shikoku Pilgrimage Temple #80

This quiet temple is set against a background of dark, large pines. It is tranquil and pleasant... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2015
Lara N
Takamatsu, Japan
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4 Nov 2018
“Temple 80 of the 88 Buddhist Temple Pilgrimage”
7 Sep 2015
“Shikoku Pilgrimage Temple #80”
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2065 Kokubunjicho-Kokubu, Takamatsu 769-0102, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-874-0033
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Very easy to get to, this is the 4th temple named “Kokubunji” on the 88 Buddhist Temple Pilgrimage. In the main hall (which is considered a national treasure) is a 16-foot tall statue of Kannon. It is quite spectacular, and while I couldn't really get...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This quiet temple is set against a background of dark, large pines. It is tranquil and pleasant, one of the larger and more elegant offerings in the 88-temple pilgrimage on Shikoku. It is probably not a first-choice destination for the average visitor, but is definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Lara N
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Good to be there for a visit, only walking distance from the station.

1  Thank IsabellaT607
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This is Temple #80 on the Shikoku pilgrimage trail and although it is quite close to Takamatsu (four stops along the local line towards Utazu), there didn't seem to be many people around. A number of pilgrims drifted in, but there was not much to...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We found this temple as we explored the town of Takayama from the markings on the street corners. The town is small, busy and very interesting so I do recommend you explore it. This is Takayama's oldest temple and was originally constructed in the 8th...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
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