Temple 51: Ishiteji (Temples on the Pilgrimage) 熊野山 石手寺

An impressively mysterious and sacred place

This temple is No. 51 of the 88 temples of the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Many tourists come to visit the famously mysterious temple in addition to those on the pilgrimage. The temple is home to a number of famous buildings such as the Niomon Gate, a designated national treasure, and the temple’s main hall, bell tower and pagoda, designated Important Cultural Properties. Other popular sights include a goddess for safe childbirth, a treasure house, the Mantra cave, and an inner temple. There is something for everyone at Ishite-ji and something new to discover with each visit.

Basic Infomation

Address 愛媛県松山市石手2-9-21
Hours Open 8am - 5pm
Tel 089-977-0870
Website Click here
Price [Treasure house] Adults 200yen, Children (13-18) 150yen, Children (under 12) 100yen