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Sugozan Daikakuin Daihoji Temple菅生山 大覚院 大寶寺


Sugozan Daikakuin Daihoji located in Kumakogen Town, Kamiukena District, Ehime Prefecture is a temple for Shingon sect Buzan school, and the 44th temple which is just a half of the Shikoku 88-temple Pilgrimage. It is well-known as a Henrokorogashi sacred site meaning that the path from the previous pilgrim stamp office called Akashiji is very tough. It has been told that a monk from Paekche (one of the ancient Korean kingdoms) enshrined the Eleven-faced Kanzenon Bosatsu at around the time of the Yamato Court (400-700) and the Monbu Emperor built a temple in 701. Misasagigongen which is said to give divine favor for brain and head diseases, and a statue of Kongorikishi which is designated as a municipal cultural property, are must-sees in the precinct. It is known as a popular place for fall foliage so many worshippers visit.


Ehime Pref. Kamiukenagunkumakougenchou Sugou 1173 (Matsuyama / DogoArea)

phone 0892210044


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Reviewed:2019/07/20 遍路も観光も・・・旅行は天気次第で・・・
Reviewed:2019/05/17 ふざけるな。
末期ガンで余命幾ばくもない母の病気療養の祈願に行きましたが、奥さんの偉そうな対応に幻滅 しました。残念です。ご住職にお会いしたかったです
Reviewed:2018/11/02 八十八か所のちょうど半分

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Ehime Pref. Kamiukenagunkumakougenchou Sugou 1173 [ map ]
Matsuyama / DogoArea
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          Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country’s oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.

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