Shorakuji temple was founded in 764 by the Buddhist monk Gyoki, and is the 32nd Temple along the Wakasa 33 Kannon Pilgrimage route.
The principal image of worship is a Sho Kanzeon Bosatsu, and It is said that Gyoki got a sacred tree from the mountain and carved the statue himself.
|Contact||Shorakuji Temple 0770-76-1417|
|Address||6-20 Hibiki, Takahama|
|Access||Car: 25 mins. drive from JR Wakasa-Takahama Station.
Car: Approx. 35 mins. drive from the Maizuru-Higashi Interchange on the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway.