The Great Monk KukaiA journey in the footsteps of faith

The Buddhist monk Kukai, active over 1,200 years ago, is widely considered the greatest of all Japanese religious figures. Founder of Mt. Koya, now a World Heritage Site, he was born here in humble Kagawa.
Follow in his footsteps on this course, from his birthplace to where he created the largest reservoir in Japan.
You can even experience the very heart of Japanese Buddhism with a temple stay right where he was born.


JR Kaiganji Station

Time required

1 night, 2 days