Tagged: Buddhist Temple

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...

At Zentsu-ji

    Just a couple of pictures from Zentsu-ji, the 75th temple of the Shikoku Pilgrimage (but the largest and most important one as it’s the birthplace of Kobo Daishi).        

Back to Honen-ji

  I hadn’t been back to Honen-ji in quite a while, so I went a couple of weekends ago. Located in the Busshozan neighborhood, Honen-ji is one of the most beautiful temples in Takamatsu (possibly the most beautiful one), however it’s poorly known by the...

Lanterns in Hōnen-ji

Lanterns in Hōnen-ji

    I really need to tell you more about Hōnen-ji, a buddhist temple located in Busshōzan, one of the few remaining historical neighborhoods in Takamatsu.    


  Konzō-ji (金倉寺), is a very cute small temple from the Shikoku Pilgrimage’s 88 Temples. It is the 76th one, that is the one following the famous Zentsū-ji. It is also located in the city of Zentsūji, about three kilometers away from its predecessor. At first...

In Hōryū-ji

In Hōryū-ji

    Unless I’m wrong, those houses, right next to Hōryū-ji in Nara are where the priests live. But I could be wrong.