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Ishite-ji Temple No.51

  • Ishite-ji Temple No.51
  • Ishite-ji Temple No.51
  • Ishite-ji Temple No.51
  • Ishite-ji Temple No.51


    Temple No. 51 of the Shikoku 88-temple pilgrimage, Ishite-ji has been awarded one star by the Michelin Green Guide Japan. Built in 1318, the Niōmon Gate is a National Treasure, while the main hall, three-storied pagoda and belfry are important national cultural properties. The temple is also associated with Emon Saburō, said to be the first pilgrim. Eateries around the temple sell ‘oyaki’, cakes of griddled mochi, which are a local specialty.

    Basic information

    2-9-21 Ishite, Matsuyama City
    How to Get There
    A short way from the Ishiteji Temple Mae bus stop
    Open time
    Sightseeing hours 7:00〜17:00, Prayers 6:00〜19:00, Houmotsu-kan and caves 8:00〜17:00
    Free for individuals; mountaineering admission fee required for tourist groups (Please inquire for details.)
    • Accessible by public transportation
    • Parking available
    Who are you traveling with?
    • Family
    • Couple
    • Friends
    • Alone
    • Senior
    Recommended seasons
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
    For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.

    Detailed information

    Web Site
    This information is correct as of 12/2023. For details, please visit the official website of each facility or contact each facility.