The Goshoji temple and the Yakuyoke Utazu Daishi

Goshoji, the 78th temple of Shikoku Pilgrimage, is located in the south of Utazucho in Kagawa prefecture, on a higher terrain at the foot of Aonoyama mountain looking like a lighthouse illuminating th

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Takeikannon Cape – the northernmost place of Shikoku and protector of Takamatsu Castle

Japan is composed of four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku which is the smallest one. Kamoda cape in Tokushima (the easternmost), Sada cape in Ehime (the westernmost), Ashizuri cape

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Pilgrimage to the Seven Lucky Gods – travel and prayer for good fortune

In Japan, people started to believe in the Seven Lucky Gods during the Kamakura period (1185-1333). The faith then grew up quickly through the prosperous business area of the Muromachi period (1338-15

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