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Kotohiragu Shrine

Popular shrine "konpira-san”, a sea god.

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Kotohiragu Shrine
Kotohiragu or “Konpirasan” Shrine has long been a popular spot which enshrines a sea god and is called “Sanuki-no-Konpirasan.” It is known by its long stone steps in the pilgrimage path which counts 1,368 steps. Every year, Konpira Stone Steps Marathon is held there. On both side of the path, there are many souvenir shops and udon shops, and always crowded with pilgrims. In the precincts, Syoin, a drawing room, and Asahisha Hall which is famous for its elaborated sculpture, are designated as Important Cultural Properties, and the Treasure Hall exhibits many cultural assets and artworks.
Yellow fortune amulets are very popular souvenir.
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Address

Kotohiragu Shrine
892-1, Kotohira-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa

Access from major landmarks

Takamatsu Station - Kotohiragu Shrine
From Takamatsu Station to Kotohira Station
Thirty-eight minutes (via JR limited express Shimanto)
From Kotohira Station to Kotohiragu Shrine
Approx. Twenty minutes minutes by walk

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