2DB0F99 Ehime, Shikoku, Japan - April 21, 2019 : Imabari Castle park Fukiage Shrine

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The birthplace of revered ascetic and founder of the Shingon Buddhist sect Kōbō Daishi (774–835), Shikoku (四国) is synonymous with natural beauty and the pursuit of spiritual perfection. It's home to the 88 Sacred Temples of Shikoku, Japan's most famous pilgrimage.

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