88 Temples Pilgrimage at Hattoji
88 Temples-Pilgrimage is a pilgrimage tradition of 88 temples in Shikoku area (covers Kagawa Prefecture, Tokushima Prefecture, Kochi Prefecture and Ehime Prefecture).To respect this tradition, the Japanese from different areas have selected the objects which can give faith to the people from the eighty-eight temples and Buddhas which are located nearby, and have marked numbers on the objects. Hattoji 88 Temples-Pilgrimage is also one of them. On the walking trail there are stone Buddhas with numbers marked on them. By following the number order, you can visit the Buddha of 88 Temples-Pilgrimage in Hattoji Japan.
Hattoji Temple is the starting point (number 1) of Hattoji Pilgrimage.