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Stunning and Important

Motoyamaji was built in the year 807 is considered a National Treasure. There is also a legend that... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
MarkGroenewold
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Takamatsu, Japan
One of the Shikoku 88-temple Pilgrimage

This little temple is nice, but not exceptionally noteworthy. There is a 5-story pagoda which is... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
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“One of the Shikoku 88-temple Pilgrimage”
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Motoyamaji was built in the year 807 is considered a National Treasure. There is also a legend that the temple was protected by a huge swarm of bees when Chousokabe Motochika (1539-1599), a daimyo from Kochi prefecture advanced on the area. At any rate, spared...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This little temple is nice, but not exceptionally noteworthy. There is a 5-story pagoda which is the main feature, but at the time of our visit, it was completely obscured with scaffolding due to renovations, so was not at all scenic. Certainly worth a visit...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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