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Address: 1808 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
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Commercialized Pilgrmage

Compared to some of the sites on the 88-temple pilgrimage on Shikoku, Yashima-ji is quite developed. It is at the top of a small mountain with a great view of the Inland Sea. Take... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
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Akiota-cho, Japan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely temple to visit with a variety of interesting buildings, shrines, statues and deities. Traditional souvenirs and religious charms available. Unfortunately the museum was not open when I went and I was disappointed as I wanted to see the artefacts but it was a lovely sunny day in Autumn and the leaves were very beautiful. Some good views of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spectacular place, well worth a visit - but be warned you need to walk uphill to reach this - most people go by bus tour. A little commercialised for this sort of thing - lots of tacky shops I thought, but some wonderful thing and a 14th Century main temple.

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Thank colin1957
Takamatsu, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Compared to some of the sites on the 88-temple pilgrimage on Shikoku, Yashima-ji is quite developed. It is at the top of a small mountain with a great view of the Inland Sea. Take time to stroll around the mountaintop, as history buffs will enjoy the nearby sites of a famous battle from the Genpei wars, and families can enjoy... More 

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Thank Lara N
Quebec City, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Good walking pilgrimage! Loved it and walked it! Would recommend go experienced long distances walkers only! English speaking a must and some Japanese spoken is an added value! Ganbatai!

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Takamatsu, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is the 84th temple in the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage, Yashima-ji, is located atop the mountain. I came here a few times because it has nice sunset scenery especially if the weather is clear.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

We paid a ¥630 toll fare to drive up Yashima mountain. There’s a large parking lot at the top of the drive with an aquarium (but we didn’t go to this). This is also the site of the 84th temple in the 88 Temple Pilgrimage of Shikoku (don’t think this is its proper name). From up here, you get a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is a wonderful place for an afternoon visit. One of the most outstanding sunsets of my life. Very serence and beautiful. I also found th Buddhist Temple of great interest.

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Thank Steven R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

It is one of the 88-pilgrimage-temples, compared with others it's not especially big or charming but it's located on the top of yashima mountain so you can enjoy an amazing view. You can reach the top of the mountain, and the temple, by bus from the train stop yashmak kotodera or walking. If you have enough strength I recommend you... More 

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Thank MiguelKSerrano
State of Sao Paulo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

If you are making a trip to Japan, you have passed by Kyoto. There you can find the most beatiful temples and shrines. It worth a turn ti see the stunning viee if Seto Inland sea with its islands.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

Stop at a good supermarket where we found sushi and other ready to eat delicious food. Bought a bottle of wine and didn't realized we had no opener, da! Still walking down the steps as you pass the temple there is a polished stone table with 4 stools. We brought too much and ate too much while looking at the... More 

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