Kanonji attractions

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Temple 66: Unpen-ji

Unpen-ji, aptly meaning 'Temple of the Surrounding Clouds', is the highest of the 88 Temples at 900m. Surprisingly, it actually sits in Tokushima Prefecture, although it's more or less right on the Kagawa Prefecture…
Landmark in Kanonji


Zenigata is a 350m-circumference coin-shaped sculpture in the sand dating from 1633. The coin and its inscription are formed by huge trenches dug in the sand, and are said to have been dug overnight by the local pop…
Buddhist Temple in Kanonji

Temples 68 & 69: Jinne-in & Kanon-ji

These two temples, said to have been founded in AD 703, are notable in that this is the only point on the pilgrimage trail where two of the 88 Temples share the same compound. Apparently this is a top spot to pray f…