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Temple #1

This is the first temple on the 88-temple Shikoku pilgrimage, and is well worth a visit, even if... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
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This temple is the No.1 temple on the list of 88 temples where pilgrims must visit in Shikoku. It... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Easytravel88
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Hong Kong, China
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4 Jan 2018
“The first temple of Shikoku 88 temple”
1 Jan 2017
“Temple #1”
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

If you catch the train the route to Ryozen-ji is not immediately obvious - nothing in English. The temple is lovely and being the first temple on the Shikoku Pilgrimage it is quite busy with pilgrims getting organised for their trips. The shop at the...More

4  Thank Suebru_12
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Ryozenji is temple 1 and where most henro start off. The grounds are a bit cluttered but charming nonetheless. You can "practice" your set of rituals here -- bell ringing, candle and incense lighting, sutra chanting, etc. You can also buy all the gear you...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is the first temple to visit of Shikoku 88 temple. It is simple but beautiful. The woodwork on the temple seems detailed, and the atmosphere is so calming. I felt very refreshed after visiting here. If you like the historical buildings and Japanese culture,...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is the first temple on the 88-temple Shikoku pilgrimage, and is well worth a visit, even if you do not plan on doing the entire trek. The temple grounds are fairly small, but beautifully landscaped with a koi pond in the middle. This is...More

Thank Lara N
Reviewed 3 November 2016

As the 1st Temple of my Henro Pilgrimage it holds a special place in my heart. Just a short walk from Bando train station. There are 2 stores where you can buy Henro gear. Its a beautiful temple.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

this temple is the first and last temple about the Shikoku 88 temples where pilgrims must visit. If you are going by train, take off Bando station and go out of the station and directly on the left on the small road, continue until you...More

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This temple is the No.1 temple on the list of 88 temples where pilgrims must visit in Shikoku. It is one of the oldest Japanese Buddhism temples in Japan. The structures are mainly built of wood set out around a small pond.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

It's a very traditional temple made of woods. Something you are looking for if you like traditional building. Very calm and peaceful place.

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Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

This is the temple where the 88 Shikoku temple pilgrim starts. It has lots of interesting statues, and the lantern inside the temple are wonderful. It is definitely worth visiting even if you've been to other temples before. In front of it there are stores...More

1  Thank Bl_luke
Reviewed 23 May 2013

If you catch the train the route to Ryozen-ji is not immediately obvious - nothing in English. The temple is lovely and being the first temple on the Shikoku Pilgrimage it is quite busy with pilgrims getting organised for their trips. The shop at the...More

4  Thank Suebru_12
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Unfortunately there is no Hotel nrarby to stay. I could not found one. So I stayed one of hotel nearby JR Naruto station.
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