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Yakuo-ji Temple

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Yakuo-ji is the 23rd temple on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage and has a reputation as a good place to pray for protection from one's "unlucky years." The temple is also known for its "yaku-zaka," where you can keep misfortune away by placing a one-yen coin on each step as you climb them.

More Information about Yakuo-ji Temple

Street address

285-1 Okugawauchi Teramae, Minami-cho, Kaifu-gun

Access

  • Around 80 minutes from JR Tokushima Station-->JR Hiwasa Station
    20 minutes by foot after leaving the train

Opening Hours

(Prayer reception)
07:00-17:00

Closed

Website

http://www.yakuouji.net/koutuu/index.html

Best season

All year

Point

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