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Hogonji Temple

5-4 Dogoyuzukicho, Matsuyama 790-0837, Ehime Prefecture
+81 89-946-2418
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Ippen Shonin's birthplace

Hogonji is the birthplace of Ippen Shonin, a Buddhist monk, who founded Jishu sect. From Dogo Onsen... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Kimitaka S
via mobile
under reconstruction

Hogonji burnt down in August 2013. (Review from September 2013 is actually Yu Jinja, not Hogonji... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
TrippyEdo
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Tokyo, Japan
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17 Aug 2016
“Ippen Shonin's birthplace”
11 Dec 2015
“under reconstruction”
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5-4 Dogoyuzukicho, Matsuyama 790-0837, Ehime Prefecture
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+81 89-946-2418
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Hogonji is the birthplace of Ippen Shonin, a Buddhist monk, who founded Jishu sect. From Dogo Onsen Honkan, you can reach there by walking uphill for several minutes.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Hogonji burnt down in August 2013. (Review from September 2013 is actually Yu Jinja, not Hogonji). Hogonji is currently being reconstructed so it's not much of an attraction as a temple, but you can see how it is being built, which is of some interest.

Thank TrippyEdo
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I went to this temple by mistake (looking for Ishiteji temple) it was a short walk, you can see the steps going up from the bus stop (by the way have a look at the clock beside the bus stop, something happens to it on...More

Thank eddiehig
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