Category: Traditional Culture

Ryozen-ji, Shikoku Pilgrimage’s First Temple

  Today, we’re leaving the Setouchi area a little bit. We’re even leaving Kagawa Prefecture to head to its neighbor in the South East of Shikoku, namely Tokushima Prefecture. More precisely, we’re going to the city of Naruto where our destination of the day is. I’m...

Karato Matsuri 2016 on Teshima

  Just a quick note if you’re currently visiting the Setouchi Triennale 2016 and are planning on going to Teshima tomorrow (or don’t know where you’ll be going yet), or simply if you live in Kagawa and have no plans for tomorrow. Know that the...

Preparing Your Pilgrimage in Japan?

Are you preparing your pilgrimage in Japan? Of course I’m talking about the Shikoku Pilgrimage, also known as the Shikoku Henro, Shikoku Junrei and a few others. Sure, there are more pilgrimages all over the country, but this is the one foreigners are usually aware of....