Shosanji Temple

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Shosanji Temple (Photo: Dokudami / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Shosanji Temple (焼山寺), Also known as the Burning MouAbout 50 kilometers away from the start of the pilgrimage is the Shosanji Temple, the twelfth temple of the Shikoku Ohenro pilgrimage, on a mountain top 800 meters above sea level.



318 Shimobun, Kamiyama, Myozai District, Tokushima (Directions)

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General Amenities

  • Paid parking
  • Prayer rooms


To get there by public transport, catch a Yorii-naka bound bus from Tokushima station and ride till end of the line. From there change buses to one going to Shosanji, from the Shosanji bus stop it is about a 90 minute walk. Alternately, it's a beautiful hike from Temple eleven over well marked trails and with spectacular views (allow 4-6 hours).

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