Tagged: Ryōzen-ji

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...

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....

Ryōzenji

Ryōzen-ji

  After watching the Naruto Whirlpools, we drove to the town of Naruto to visit Ryōzen-ji (霊山寺), the first of the 88 Shikoku Pilgrimage temples. You may already know this, but when you decide to walk (or bike or drive) the Shikoku Pilgrimage, you just...