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Shiromineji Temple白峯寺

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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.

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Kagawa Pref. Sakaideshi Oumichou 2635 (Marugame / KotohiraArea)

phone 0877470305
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[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
紅葉が見頃という情報のもと当札所を訪問しました。白峯寺の呼び名は「しらみねじ」と思っていたが、正しくは「しろみねじ」であった。ここに来る前に訪問した少し薄暗い根来寺にくらべて、当札所は太陽光線のもと紅葉が美しく映えていた。境内の色々な場所に見頃な紅葉があり充分楽しむことができた。また、ピンク色の皇帝ダリアの花が多く咲いており、目を楽しませてくれた。
当札所にはいろいろな建物があり、歴史を学習するに...

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Address
Kagawa Pref. Sakaideshi Oumichou 2635 [ map ]
Area
Marugame / KotohiraArea
Phone
0877470305
Hours
[Delivery Hours] 7:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Grounds free
Parking Lot
Available(250spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

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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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