Joraku-ji Temple

Joraku-ji Temple is one of the best places to travel in Tokushima-shi, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Joraku-ji Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know. [last modified: ]



An Extraordinary Scene Of ' Flowing Rock Garden' I Saw While Pilgrimage

Among Shikoku 88 Temples, the fourteenth Joraku-ji is the only temple that dedicated Mirokubosatsu (a teacher of Kukai). The temple stands on the big bedrock and the flowing rocks create the unusual scene.



606 Emmei Kokuhu, tokushima-shi, tokushima






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Nearby Things To Do

Awa Dance Festival

Heated Atmosphere Fills Tokushima During Bon Holidays! A Traditional Festival Held For More Than 400 Years

Awa-odori is a proud and historical festival of Tokushima. During Bon holidays in mid-August, Awa-odori is held each place of the prefecture, then in Tokushima-shi; the biggest venue, about 1.3million people in all for four days, come and enjoy Awa-odori's heated atmosphere.

Yuka-no Sato

Numberless Trees Of Weeping Cherry Blossom Dyeing The Site Pink

You can see the numberless weeping cherry blossoms and forsythia at the same time in Yuka-no Sato. Seen over the back of Kannon statue, the scenery may make you want to pray somehow.

Mt.Bizan Observatory

Seen From An Observatory, The Morning Sun Dyeing Tokushima Port

Mt.Bizan is located at the center of Tokushima City. It's a low mountain but you can see the rising sun above the sea from its observatory. And the morning sunlight dyeing the port is so beautiful that it makes you feel the beginning of the new day.

Zuigan-ji Temple

Only 3 Min From The Downtown To The Silent World

Zuigan-ji Temple is located at the foot of Mt.Bizan in the downtown of Tokushima. Paving stones covered with moss and flowers adding colors modestly are certainly aspects of an old and historical temple. There're many things to see such as Tokushima's famous spring and a Christian lantern. We can't believe that 3 minutes drive from the downtown takes us to the world wrapped in silence.

Harada Family's House

Early Cherry Blossoms In Tokushima, Pretty 'Hashisuka-zakura' At An Old Samurai House

Hachisuka-zakura reaches its best at the beginning of March and is a kind of early cherry blossoms in Tokushima. You can see it at Harada family's house, a registered national cultural asset. Its deeper pink blossoms are very pretty, and it's worth seeing because the tree is high enough.

Dougaku-ji Temple

Wisteria Trellis With Two Colors, Purple & Pink Blooming Together

In the precinct of Dougaku-ji Temple, the wisteria trellis make many people want to come and see it every year. Though it's not so big, the two colors of purple and pink blooming together is worth seeing.

IL ROSE Forest (Kamiyama Forest Park)

Dynamic & Welcoming Weeping Cherry Blossom Trees

Kamiyama-cho in Tokushima aims to become a No.1 town of weeping cherry blossom in Japan. Among many other places, here is the largest spot within Tokushima. Especially, cherry trees beside the staircase welcome the visitors dynamically.

Jifukuji Temple

White, Purple And Double Flowers! Many Kinds Of Japanese Wisteria Blossoms

Ishii town in Tokushima, Jifuku-ji temple is famous for Japanese wisteria. They hold a wisteria festival every year and you can enjoy not only the well known purple blossoms, but also the white wisteria trellis and double petaled.

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