Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Tokushima

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Tokushima. Such as Myo-ou ji Temple with famous weeping cherry blossom tree, and Joraku-ji Temple with amazing scene of flowing rock, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Tokushima.

Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Tokushima [1-7]

1Jinko-ji Temple

Impressive 15m Wisteria Trellis! Climbing Wisteria In Full Bloom At A Temple

Jinko-ji has as tall as 15m wisteria trellis that you hardly ever see other places. You can enjoy seeing the strong appearance of beautiful wisteria climbing to the sky.◎Entrance: free Season: the end of April

2Joroku-ji Temple

Gradation Of Red, Yellow And Green Fall Foliage At Joroku-ji Temple

Japanese maple trees at Joroku-ji Temple change their colors severally, so you can enjoy seeing beautiful gradation of red, yellow, orange and green. Fall foliage is excellent with the tile roof and the temple gate, I was really excited to take pictures.◎Best season is the end of November to the beginning of December

3Zuigan-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.◎Entrance Fee: ¥300 You can see the garden till 17:30. After you ring the bell of a house and pay, a person in charge opens a small (hidden?) door to enter the garden. Free Parking lot is available.

4Myo-ou ji Temple

A Special Cherry Tree At Kamiyama, A Town Of The Most Beautiful Weeping Cherry Trees

Kamiyama-cho aims to become a town of the most beautiful weeping cherry trees in Japan. Among the many trees in this town, theses two weeping cherry trees at Myo-ou ji Temple are special. They're so big that they come out over the road, and like a beautiful curtain of cherry blossom.◎Season: from the end of March to the beginning of April. Access: by car, and parking lots are available.

5Dougaku-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.

6Jifukuji 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.

7Joraku-ji Temple

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.