Day 40 : 16 May 2009

Posted in Shikoku Pilgrimage (click on pictures to enlarge)

After 3 hours walking we arrived at Temple 52 Taisanji (Big Mountain Temple) in a lofty setting on a hill. The main Temple was built in 1305.

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We were soon at Temple 53 Enmyoji (Temple of Circular Illumination), with its pretty buildings of brown timber and contrasting white panelling.

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There is a carved statue of Mary, disguised, which was secretly worshipped by Christians.









From the north west coast, we turned inland and camped for the night at Bunka-no-mori Park.

(33.9566 N 132.779 E)