Second Temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, Gokuraku-ji

Located about 1 km west of Ryozenji Temple, Gokuraku-ji is home to the "cedar of long life," which is said to be hand-planted by the legendary monk Kobo Daishi. A wooden statue of Amida Nyorai, which has been designated as a national important cultural property of the Kamakura period, is kept here. However, it cannot be seen by visitors.

【TEL】 088-689-1112
【Business hours】 Reception hours 07:00 - 17:00
・30 min by car on Kobe Awaji Naruto Motorway from "Naruto-kita IC"
・10 min by car on Tokushima Motorway from "Aizumi IC"
・30 min walk from JR Bandou Station
・30 min by car from Tokushima Awaodori Airport
【Address】 Naruto, Oasachohinoki, Dannoue−12

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