Tag Archives: Tokushima

Yakuoji

Yakuoji Temple in Hiwasa should look familiar to people who watched the recent ITV series “Joanna Lumley’s Japan”, with its distinct pagoda; it was the last temple she visited in episode 3 during the section she did about the Shikoku … Continue reading

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Omatsu Daigongen – The Lucky Cat Shrine

About an hour’s drive from Mugi in Tokushima is Omatsu Daigongen…….the lucky cat shrine :D A lot of shrines in Japan are dedicated to a particular god, deity or spirit with a story / history local to the area where … Continue reading

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A Quiet Town in Rural Japan :)

Apart from our 3 night trip to Osaka the majority of our time in Japan was spent in Mugi; Y’s home town :) The town is small and quiet, and a really nice place to stay and feel relaxed…..the main … Continue reading

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