Day 38 : 14 May 2009

Posted in Shikoku Pilgrimage (click on pictures to enlarge)





You can buy anything from vending machines, even fresh eggs.






We only had a short walk into Matsuyama, visiting Temple 49 Jodoji (Pure Land Temple) set in bamboo forest.

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Temple 50 Hantaji (Temple of Great Prosperity). Its bell was made in 1696.

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Temple 51 Ishiteji (Stone Hand Temple), is a very large complex, and second busiest of the 88 Temples.

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A newly married couple emerged near the Dogo Onsen as we passed on our way into Matsuyama.



We stayed at the Matsuyama Youth Hostel on a hill near Dogo Onsen in a large tatami room. It was a good location.

(33.8495 N 132.7904 E)