This is an ancient temple that has retained many valuable cultural assets, including National Treasures, such as its three-storey pagoda and its Sanmon gate. It is also known as one of the 88 temples along the Shikoku Pilgrimage.
The 3000-year-old Dogo Onsen is Japan’s oldest hot spring, and it became a model for the famous anime “Spirited Away”. Experience this onsen at your leisure within its main building whose Japanese atmosphere has a sense of age and nobility. Then, take a stroll in the town around Dogo Onsen and sample the dishes of Matsuyama for lunch.