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Shiromineji Temple白峯寺


Approximately 20 minutes by car via Sakaide Kita Interchange, Takamatsu-danshi Interchange. This old temple sits on the hillside of Mt. Shiromine in Goshikidai—holy mount of Kagawa Prefecture. It is the 81st temple of the Shikoku 88-temple Pilgrimage, and its primary image is Senju Kannon, with protector gods from Eto zodiac venerated in their own respective halls. It is adjacent to the only Imperial mausoleum in Shikoku—Mt. Shiromine—so the Shiromine Daigongen (Sagamibo), one of Japan’s 8 Tengus, is also adored here. On the main path, you can enjoy the grand views of Seto and the Chigo-no-taki Waterfall—the tallest in the prefecture. Most of the buildings are Important Cultural Properties, and with cherry blossoms in spring, hydrangeas in summer, and colored leaves in fall, there is always something to see here.


Kagawa Pref. Sakaideshi Oumichou 2635 (Marugame / KotohiraArea)

phone 0877470305

[Delivery Hours] 7:00-17:00

Review of Shiromineji Temple

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/10/24 National Historical Treasures on the 88 Buddhist Temple Pilgrimage
The weathered stone leading up to the temple, as well as the incredible views from the top, make this a wonderful walking/hiking location. The pine and cedar trees are all around, and whether you...
Reviewed:2015/11/05 A pretty location....
Shiromine-ji is one of the temples on the 88-temple pilgrimage of Shikoku. It is not the most memorable, but is quite pretty. There are many different buildings and stone stairs which are extremely...
Reviewed:2018/11/26 見頃な紅葉と皇帝ダリアを観賞

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Kagawa Pref. Sakaideshi Oumichou 2635 [ map ]
Marugame / KotohiraArea
[Delivery Hours] 7:00-17:00
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          Japan’s smallest prefecture, Kagawa, may take up just a small corner of Shikoku, but it has grown increasingly popular with the recognition of Naoshima, its "art island" in the Seto Inland Sea between Shikoku and Honshu. Just a stone’s throw from the islands, mainland Kagawa’s prefectural capital, Takamatsu, holds history in its castle ruins and its pride and joy, Ritsurin Garden, is known as one of the country’s best gardens.

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