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Butsumoku-ji (Temple)

Northeast

Butsumoku-ji (Temple)

During the Kamakura Period this temple (Nr 42 on the Shikoku Pilgrimage) was the family temple of the Saionji clan, that ruled the area. Next to the main hall you will find the Kachiku-do, Shourou-do, and the colourful Niou gate, where the Niou statues are enshrined.
※ Shikoku eighty-eight sacred places, are 88 temples related of Kobo Daishi who opened the Shingon sect, one of Japanese Buddhism sects.
※ Deva guardian gods to prevent Buddhas enemies from entering the temple.

Basic information

address 1683,Sunawachi,Mimachō,UwajimaCity
business hours 7:00-17:00 (24 hours for pilgrims and worshippers)
closed Open throughout the year
parking space available free 20