Read my previous post on Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture.
Konpira Shrine, Kotohira
Kotohira (琴平) is a small town outside of Takamatsu city, and it houses the largest shrine complex in the whole of Shikoku – Kotohira Gu or Konpira Shrine – or nicknamed Konpira San by the locals.
I love this shrine simply because of how challenging it is – you will have to climb 785 steps to reach the main shrine at the summit. And of course… 785 more back down. EVen the stairy Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur has only 272 steps. Speaking of spiritual devotion! read more